CIPD Intermediate Award – Developing Professional Practice in Learning & Development (5LDP)

3 Months

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£500 + £42 (+VAT)


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Purpose and aim of unit

The role of the learning and development (L&D) function is changing due to a number of factors, including paradigm shifts in learning, advances in our understanding of how people learn, new technologies, business strategies and the emergence of new roles for L&D professionals. The aim of this core unit is to familiarise the learners with current trends and practices in L&D and to enable them to develop a sound and comprehensive understanding of the core knowledge, skills and behaviours required by L&D professionals, whatever their role. Current trends and practices in L&D will be examined along with a consideration of a range of roles and career paths. The unit, with reference to the CIPD’s Profession Map, will consider a number of the wider performance requirements, including work management, project management, creative problem-solving, teamwork and building effective professional relationships. Learners will be supported in assessing their strengths and development areas against L&D practice capabilities. They will be guided in developing the knowledge and skills required to identify development objectives, and in devising and implementing a plan for continuing professional development (CPD).

This unit is suitable for persons who:

  • are working in or are seeking to develop a career in L&D.
  • aim to further their understanding of the nature and scope of L&D in contemporary society.
  • aim to develop their practice through reflection and continuous professional development techniques.

 Learning outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, learners will:

  • Understand the knowledge, skills and behaviours required of a learning and development professional.
  • Be able to manage self and workload to deliver timely and effective learning and development services to meet client need.
  • Be able to work collaboratively with others, as a member of a team or working group.
  • Be able to apply CPD techniques to devise, implement and review a personal development plan.

Unit assessment

To achieve this unit, the evidence the learner presents for assessment must demonstrate that they have met all the learning outcomes and assessment criteria.

Learning outcomes

The learner will:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

1   Understand the knowledge, skills

and behaviours required of a

learning and development

professional.

1.1  Summarise current practices, trends and emerging roles in learning and development (learning and development).

 

1.2  Identify the key knowledge, skills and

behaviours required by learning and

development professionals.

2      Be able to manage self and workload to deliver timely and effective learning and development services to meet client need.

 

2.1  Apply project and self-management techniques to work activities.

 

2.2 Apply techniques for analysing and resolving problems.

3     Be able to work collaboratively with

others, as a member of a team or

working group.

3.1  Explain the concept of group dynamics.

 

3.2  Discuss political behaviour in organisations and how this can impact on the achievement of organisation and L&D objectives.

 

3.3 Apply different methods for influencing, persuading and negotiating with others.

4    Be able to apply CPD techniques to devise, implement and review a personal development plan. 4.1  Undertake a self-assessment of L&D capabilities to identify development needs.

4.2  Select a justified option for professional development.

4.3  Produce a plan to meet development objectives.

4.4  Reflect on performance against the CPD plan, identifying any further learning needs and revise the plan accordingly.

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