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Human resources

Understand the fundamental skills needed to support business with a CIPD accredited human resources programme.

Our CIPD accredited programmes can help you develop your know how and get ready for a successful career in human resources.

If you are looking to progress in a career in human resources, our tailored CIPD accredited courses will ensure you have the skills and expertise needed to thrive in management in this vibrant business-focused sector.  

You will learn how businesses operate and will gain the core human resources management skills needed to develop, manage and support businesses successfully. As you advance in your professional study, you will develop a good understanding of how human resources fits into an organisation’s strategic objectives and how the use of human resources data can improve business performance. 

You will gain experience of social and collaborative learning and to apply this knowledge practically to your work straight away. You will already have an active career or work role in the sector or show a keen interest in entering this profession. On completion, you will obtain a widely recognised CIPD qualification within the human resources sector. It is an essential requirement for CIPD programmes that you are a paid member of the CIPD.

Subjects available

  • Human Resources - If you enjoy working with others, we can help you to develop your human resources expertise, so that you will be able to support businesses and boost their performance. 

Qualifications available

Human resources qualifications are available from Level 3 (A-level equivalent) to Level 5 (foundation degree equivalent). 


Many of our subjects are taught in the classroom. However, this curriculum is enriched with a variety of learning experiences and there will be a blend of theory, practice and skills assessment.

Career pathways

A career pathway is a plan, with clear, practical steps you can take to achieve the career of your dreams. This will help equip you with the skills, attributes and knowledge that future employers want, giving you a greater chance of success.

Our career pathway maps will show you the best routes through college, higher education and employment and into the most popular industry sectors.

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