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Sa 3X3 Courses Cipd Hr Level 3

A practical entry-level qualification in People Management, perfect if you are:

  • Working in a people practice support role and seeking to improve team performance
  • Looking for a career in people practice and wish to develop specialist knowledge, skills and understanding
  • New to L&D or have not studied recently 

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Sa 3X3 Courses Cipd Hr Level 5

Undergraduate Degree Equivalent

This qualification combines the application of skills with the exploration of theory and research, ideal if you:

  • Work in a training or people practice role and which to gain organisational L&D expertise 
  • Are looking to move into management level
  • Already have a relevant university degree

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Sa 3X3 Courses Cipd Hr Level 7

Postgraduate Masters equivalent

This postgraduate advanced-level qualification is perfect for those who fulfil at least one of the following criteria:

  • Established people practitioners or working in a senior L&D role
  • Seeking to develop your personal effectiveness and skills to influence strategy, policy and people 
  • Looking to gain Chartered status 

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Live Online Classrooms

Our Live Online CIPD classrooms offer all of the benefits of face-to-face person classroom workshops, with the added flexibility of online study and the convenience of attending immersive and highly interactive live sessions online.

With live online classrooms, you will benefit from the same expert tutor support and peer-to-peer interaction you would have in a structured classroom setting, making it simple to progress your career in a way that suits your lifestyle. 

How It Works 

1. Log in to attend your scheduled Live Online session 
2. Learn from industry experts in real-time 
3. Work in online teams under tutor supervision to collaborate on tasks, case studies and exercises 

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What Our Students Say

CIPD Level 5 Student - Niamh Murphy

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"I would definitely recommend Acacia to others and already have. For me the flexibility and all the materials available are really handy. There’s a lot of support and resources you can get from them too."

CIPD Level 5 Student - Sarah Bartlett

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"[My course] has benefited my current role because I’ve been able to provide much more accurate knowledge to my line managers and I’ve had a lot more input at work. I would absolutely recommend Acacia just for their sheer support, the content, the tutors, the locations – they make it so easy to learn."

Frequently Asked Questions

The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) is the world's leading professional body, responsible for ensuring that high standards of are maintained in HR and L&D.

With over 160,000 members worldwide, CIPD L&D training and accreditation is considered the gold standard for working professionals in HR and L&D, making them highly sought after and highly respected by employers.

Whether you are looking to commence an L&D career or want to take your current L&D career to the next level, the CIPD L&D qualifications we offer can help you:

  • Gain Chartered Membership 
  • Enhance your CV and attract top employers globally
  • Secure promotions and coveted new roles
  • Increase your earning potential
  • Stand out in your organisation due to your high quality of work
  • Build your professional credibility and confidence

There are three different Learning & Development CIPD qualifications to choose from.

The CIPD Level 3 Foundation Certificate in People Practice is designed for those with no or minimal HR/L&D experience. It is the perfect qualification for those looking to start their HR or L&D career.

The CIPD Level 5 Associate Diploma in Operational Learning & Development is designed for those with some working experience, seeking mid-level L&D roles. This qualification is also suitable for those who have experience of training out-with learning and development (for example, as a manger), as well as for those who are new to learning and development but hold a degree and would like to begin their studies at a higher level.

The CIPD Level 7 Advanced Diploma in Strategic Learning & Development is designed for seasoned L&D professionals, with considerable L&D experience, looking to embark on postgraduate-level study. This qualification will prepare learners for strategic senior L&D roles and allows them to apply for their CIPD Chartered Membership. 

Alternatively, for those who would rather specialise in HR, they can opt for qualifications such as Level 5 Associate Diploma in People Management and Level 7 Advanced Diploma in Strategic People Management.

We are a premium education company founded on our passion to deliver the highest quality and most flexible training programmes possible. Since we conception in 2007, we have helped thousands of people take their knowledge, skills and careers to the next level. 

Rated 'Excellent' on Trustpilot, with a 99% overall pass rate on our CIPD courses, we are committed to helping our learners build a career they are proud of, allowing them to fit their qualifications around their busy schedules.

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‡ Data from a survey of 69 Acacia CIPD graduates from between 2015 and 2022.