CIPD Level 3 Foundation Certificate in People Practice

RQF Level: 3
Total credit value:
24 credits

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If you are starting out in your Human Resources or Learning & Development career, the CIPD Foundation Certificate in People Practice will give you the skills and knowledge to progress quickly in your chosen profession.


The Level 3 qualification, which leads to CIPD Foundation Membership, includes four core units designed to provide a solid grounding in the people profession, and can be completed within as little as 6 months.  

You can start anytime and work at your own pace taking advantage of our fully flexible HR and L&D online training or enjoy face-to-face learning at our renowned facilitated workshops.

Whichever learning method you choose, you will receive the same outstanding support from one of our expert CIPD tutors throughout your qualification.


The benefits of CIPD Level 7 qualification:

  • A great starting point to kickstart your HR/L&D career
  • Increases job opportunities
  • Brings you up to date with the fundamentals of HR
  • Leads to CIPD Foundation Membership

The CIPD Foundation Certificate in People Practice is the perfect programme to kickstart your HR or L&D career whether you are new to the profession or working in a support role.


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Foundation Certificate Level

LEARNER JOURNEY OVERVIEW A Typical Candidate's Journey is Available Below Starting From Month 0 to 12

Qualification: Foundation Certificate in People Practice

Foundation Journey Overview



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Study Support

We will support you throughout your programme, track your progress,
and then work with you every step of the way to ensure you achieve the highest pass rate possible. 
Workshops & Webinars

Workshops & Webinars

A one day online live workshop or webinar that will be led by a tutor.

The session will include input, group activities and guidance on what to study.

This will be available for every unit throughout the programme.

Online Workshops

1-1 Personal Adviser

Learning Environment

Online Discussions

Live Support Tutorials

Assessment & Feedback

Delivery Methods

Choose your mode of study below

Accelerated learning. Our Fast Track programme has been developed to get candidates with some HR or L&D experience through their qualification as quickly as possible, without compromising on the level of quality support.

It is 100% online and you can join when you want, working at your own pace.  You determine how long it takes to complete the qualification within the time allowed, which allows complete flexibility to suit your circumstances.

Using our VLE to support you, you can access all the materials you need to complete your studies at your own pace including recorded webinars, workbooks and downloadable course materials. You will be supported by one of our expert advisers for the duration of your programme.


Interactive group learning
Duration: 9-12M

Price £1,995

+ £96 CIPD Registration Fee


24/7 online learning
Duration: 6-12M

Price £1,995

+ £96 CIPD Registration Fee


Accelerated learning
Duration: 3-6M

Price £1,799

+ £96 CIPD Registration Fee


Recognition of prior experience
Duration: 3-6M

Price £1,995

+ £96 CIPD Registration Fee


Foundation Certificate Level

LIST OF UNITS A full list of relevant units

Qualification: Foundation Certificate in People Practice
RQF Level:
Total credit value:
24 credits

Rules of combination: To be awarded the CIPD Level 3 Foundation Certificate in People Practice,
learners are required to successfully complete a total of four units.

Four Core Units


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