Is the CIPD Level 3 Certificate in HR Practice suitable for me?
The Level 3 Certificate in HR Essentials is developed for those launching a career in HR, those already undertaking a supporting role in the HR department and want to develop their knowledge and career prospects or those who’s role entails certain elements of HR activity. To enrol in this Human Resources course with CIPD you don’t necessarily need any existing knowledge or qualifications.
The CIPD Level 3 Certificate in HR Practice is made up of eight units.
Learners need to complete all core units and 18 credits from the remaining optional units to achieve this qualification.
If you’re interested in finding out more about the CIPD Level 3 Certificate in HR Practice, read on below or get in touch with one of our Careers Advisors.
Developing Yourself as an Effective Human Resources or Learning and Development Practitioner (4 credits)
- Understand the knowledge, skills and behaviours required to be an effective HR or L&D practitioner
- Know how to deliver timely and effective HR/L&D services to meet users’ needs
- Be able to reflect on own practice and development needs and maintain a plan for personal development
Recording, Analysing and Using Human Resources Information (2 credits)
- Understand what data needs to be collected to support HR practices
- Know how HR data should be recorded and stored
- Be able to analyse HR information and present findings to inform decision-making
Understanding Organisations and the role of Human Resources (4 credits)
- Understand the purpose of an organisation and its operating environment
- Understand the structure, culture and functions of an organisation
- Understand how HR/L&D activities support an organisation
Supporting Good Practice in Managing Employment Relations (6 Credits)
- Understand the impact of employment law at the start of the employment relationship
- Understand the main individual rights that the employee has during the employment relationship
- Understand the issues to address at the termination of the employment relationship
Supporting Change Within Organisations (3 credits)
- Understand why organisations need to change and how change affects organisations
- Understand the key factors involved in the change process and different approaches to managing change
- Understand the impact of change on employees and the role of HR
Resourcing Talent (6 credits)
- Be able to explain the factors that affect an organisation’s talent planning, recruitment and selection policy
- Be able to identify appropriate recruitment and selection methods
- Be able to contribute to the recruitment and selection interviewing process for a job role
- Understand the importance of effective induction
Supporting Good Practice in Performance and Reward Management (6 credits)
- Be able to explain the link between organisational success, performance management and motivation
- Be able to explain the relationship between performance management and reward
- Be able to contribute to effective performance and reward management in the workplace
- Be able to conduct and reflect upon a performance review