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Human Resource Management — Level 5 Certificate

Business and Professional Services

Course ID: 163274

Course Year: 21/22

Course Details

  • 1 year course.
  • Study in the heart of the city centre.
  • CIPD Certificate in Human Resources.
  • Develop your skills and performance in Human Resources and reach your full potential.
  • Advanced Learner Loan eligible.
  • You can progress to the CIPD advanced level qualification and enhance your prospects.
  • Access support and guidance from our passionate and dedicated teaching team.

What to expect from the course

The course has been designed for learners who are looking to further develop their careers in Human Resources (HR).
Currently, you'll be working within a HR role at advisor or manager level, or a line manager or recently completed level 3 qualification.

Set up at undergraduate level, CIPD Intermediate qualifications are suitable for those:

- looking to develop a career in HR management or development and want to study for a recognised qualification
- who need to understand the role of HR or L&D in the wider organisational and environmental context
- seeking to progress and further develop their professional HR or L&D knowledge after studying a CIPD Level 3 Foundation qualification
- aspiring to become a professional member of the CIPD, as an associate member.

The course is designed for anyone seeking to develop a career in HR, are working either in HR at the level of HR adviser or manager and need to extend their knowledge and skills or have responsibility for implementing HR policies and strategies.

What will I learn?

Based in a city centre location you will study the following modules:

5DVP - Developing Professional Practice
5CHR - Business Issues and the Contexts for Human Resources
5UIN - Using Information in Human Resources
5RST - Resourcing and Talent Planning
5IVP - Improving Organisational Performance
5ICM - Implementing Coaching and Mentoring

This course will look at why policies and strategies are implemented within a business and the cost implications of these in terms of people, product and planet.

The fee for this course is £1295, and students also need to become a member of CIPD at an additional cost of around £130. Please note, this course is loans eligible, but the maximum Advanced Learner Loan available is £724.00. Students will therefore need to make arrangements to pay the balance of fees themselves. Instalment arrangements are available.


Certificate in Human Resource Management

Why study with us?

Student Benefits

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Academy Bakery

The Academy Bakery is located on the Duke Street campus, producing a range of first class baked goods daily. These include artisan breads, patisserie and biscuits, as well as special occasion/novelty cakes by award-winning master-bakers. Students are offered a range of discounts throughout the year.

The Academy Bakery
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Academy Hair and Beauty Salons

Duke Street is also home to The Academy Hair and Beauty salons. They offer generous student discounts on a wide range of hair and beauty treatments, at a fraction of high-street prices. These include styling, cutting, perming, highlights, facials, manicures, electrolysis and traditional and homeopathic massage.

The Academy Salons
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Academy Restaurant

Duke Street campus is also home to the College’s Academy Restaurant. Often referred to by it’s customers as Liverpool’s hidden gem, the restaurant serves top class cuisine, at highly competitive prices. Food is expertly prepared by professional chef/tutors and young chefs in training and offers students a range of discounts at different times of the year.

The Academy Restaurant
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Microsoft Office 365 - Free

When you become a student of the College you’ll receive full access to Microsoft Office 365. This allows you to install the software on your own computer and other devices at home, completely free of charge.

A gym, including treadmills and exercise bikes.
Onsite Sports Facilities/Fitness Suite

The college has excellent sports and fitness facilities at its Roscoe Street campus. Students pay a one-off membership fee for all year round usage of weekly supervised gym sessions, as well as access to a number of sporting clubs and events.

Career pathways

Upon successful completion of the course you will be able to progress on the CIPD advanced level qualification.

We're here to help...

Contact us to discuss your application or find out more:

 : 0151 252 3000

Entry Requirements

You will either need to have gained Level 3 qualification in Human Resource Practice or Learning and Development Practice or be operating.

If you are unsure of the entry requirements, or if you don't meet the criteria, please contact our Careers Advice and Guidance team who will be happy to help you find the best option for you. Email or call 0151 252 3607.


This course is only available to learners aged 19 and over. Fees are payable by all students unless sponsored by an employer. You may qualify for an Advanced Learner Loan to cover the cost of your course. Find out more at, or contact our admissions team on 0151 252 3000 or at

Fee for21/22 is 1295.00
In future years this fee may be subject to change.

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