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CIPD Level 5 Course | Associate Diploma in People Management

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Course description

CIPD Level 5 Course | Associate Diploma in People Management

Get the tools you need to take the next step in your career, as well as a confidence and skills boost. For those with experience, this qualification is internationally recognised and will support career progression.

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  • Self-Paced Online
  • Online

Suitability - Who should attend?

This course is aimed at those with some HR experience looking to develop to management level.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

CIPD Level 5 Diploma in People Management

Training Course Content

  • Three core units

Unit 1: Organisational performance and culture in practice

You’ll learn about…
• The connections between organisational structure and strategy.
• Organisational priorities, how to interpret theories and what drives change.
• How to build diversity and inclusion.
• How people practice connects and supports wider strategies.

Unit 2: Evidence-based practice

You’ll learn about…
• The methods re applied to diagnose challenges and opportunities.
• Critical thinking and how different ethical perspectives can influence decisions.
• The benefits and risks of solutions for improving people practice issues.
• How to measure the impact people practice makes to organisations.

Unit 3: Professional behaviours and valuing people

You’ll learn about…
• How to champion inclusive and collaborative strategies.
• How to design and evaluate solutions for positive working relationships.
• How the role of a people professional is evolving.
• How to assess your own strengths, weaknesses and development areas.

  • Three specialist units

Unit 1: Employment relationship management

You’ll learn about…
• How to develop practices aimed at supporting better working lives.
• How to differentiate between employee involvement and participation.
• Emerging trends in conflict, mediation and arbitration.
• Performance, disciplinary and grievance matters.
• Employment law and the types of employee representation.

Unit 2: Talent management and workforce planning

You’ll learn about…
• Labour market trends and their significance for workforce planning.
• The impact of a changing labour market on resourcing decisions.
• Supporting succession and contingency planning.
• Turnover and retention trends, and how organisations build talent pools.
• The importance of managing contractual arrangements and onboarding.

Unit 3: Reward for performance and contribution

You’ll learn about…
• The principles of reward and how policies and practices are implemented.
• How people and organisational performance impacts approaches to reward. • How data can be gathered and measured and used in benchmarking.
• Developing reward packages and the legislative requirements that impact them.
• The role of people practice in supporting managers to make reward judgements.

  • One of two additional specialist units

Unit 1:Specialist  employment law

You’ll learn about…
• The purpose of employment regulation and the way it’s enforced.
• The role played by the tribunal and courts in enforcing employment law.
• How the main principles of discrimination law.
• How to manage recruitment lawfully, and about managing employment rights.

Unit 2: Advances in digital learning and development

You’ll learn about…

• The impact, risks and challenges of technological development.
• Creating engaging digital learning content and the systems for delivering learning.
• The skills required to facilitate online learning, including your development plan.

Course delivery details

When you learn with Avado, you get access to our virtual learning campus, which comes with lots of benefits. It's no different when you're working on your CIPD Level 3 courses online with us. You'll get:

  • 24-hour access to the online campus

So you can complete your coursework when it suits your schedule.

  • Online, live classes

Regular online live classes with your tutor and classmates.

  • Flexibility

So you can focus on being productive while still developing yourself from home.

  • Dedicated, expert tutors

Subject matter-expert tutors and a community for support through the course.


Flexible learning deserves flexible payments

You have plenty of options when it comes to paying for your course. You can pay in full or spread the cost for free with interest-free finance plans of up to 18 months.

If you want your plan to be longer that’s no problem: we have plans of up to 48 months with a competitive APR.*

Your company can fund your course

Your boss is going to benefit just as much as you are from your training. Plus, since you’re studying online, you won’t have to take any expensive days off work. Give us a call and we’ll help you put together a business case.

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