CIPD Intermediate Award – Business issues and the contexts of human resources

CIPD Intermediate Award
Unit Title: Business issues and the contexts of human resources
Unit Code: 5CHR

3 Months

Distance Learning

£500 (+VAT)


  • Fully flexible delivery options and start datesVery competitive prices, without compromising on serviceDedicated personal adviser throughout your programmeFlexible interest free payment plans up to 12 mths for all Certificates & Diplomas*Full range of CIPD modules with a mixed mode approach24/7 support via our Virtual Learning EnvironmentHigh pass rates and Outstanding rating for quality assuranceTutors 100% CIPD qualified and have strategic and practical HR experienceDownloadable course materials and supporting resources

*self funders only

Course Overview

This unit can be delivered as a standalone award or as part of the Level 5 Intermediate Qualification in HR. The aim of this core unit is to enable learners to identify and review the business and external factors which affect the organisation and to assess HR’s role in strategy formulation and implementation to identify solutions in a changing environment.

Who Is This Course For?

This course is for anyone who wants to identify or refresh their understanding of the skills and behaviours essential for an HR professional. It is essential for individuals who are interested in meeting the requirements for a CIPD certificate or diploma and professional membership. It is suitable for those who:

  • seek to develop a career in HR management and development
  • are working in the field of HR management and development and need to extend their knowledge and skills
  • have responsibility for implementing HR policies and strategies
  • need to understand the role of HR in the wider organisational and environmental context.

There are no prerequisites for this course and prior to signing up we can arrange for an adviser to discuss your requirements and experience with you to ensure that you are enrolled onto the most suitable programme.

How is This Course Delivered?

This course is delivered via distance learning. Learners will have access to materials and resources on our Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) and will be able to work at their own pace.   Throughout your learning you will be supported by a personal adviser.

How is This Course Assessed?

We are flexible in the way we assess you. You can either complete an assignment or use one of work-based evidence templates. You can find out more about our assessment approaches here.

Where Do I Find More Information?

In order to find out more about this unit and/or units that make up the Level 5 Intermediate Qualification you can download our enquiry pack. Alternatively you can contact one of our friendly team members on 020 7932 2760.