Choosing the right level of qualification

The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) is the professional institute for HR and Learning and Development professionals. Our CIPD qualifications in HR and Learning and Development are available at 3 levels: Level 3 Foundation, Level 5 Intermediate and Level 7 Advanced, with Awards, Certificates and Diplomas at each of these levels. Most CIPD qualifications also lead to CIPD professional member, at Associate (Assoc CIPD). The Advanced Diploma also provides you with the underpinning knowledge to apply for Chartered Member or Chartered Fellow status.

Our Chartered Management Institute (CMI) qualifications in First Line Management, Management and Leadership and Coaching and Mentoring are offered at levels 3, 5 and 7, providing a progressive framework for developing and broadening your management skills. Each qualification delivers continuing professional development that equips you with the skills, knowledge and confidence to further your career.

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