Course overviewPeople Practice (HR) City of Bristol College
This one year, entry-level qualification is perfect for students who want to pursue or develop their career in HR.
Dates and applications
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|Course Code||Dates||Duration||Days||Hours per week||Start Time||Location||Fee|
|FTE1951C01-1||20/09/2022 - 11/07/2023||1 years||Date/Day(s) Being Finalised||1.50||19:00||Blended (College Green/Online)||Enquire|
|FTP1951C01-1||20/09/2022 - 27/06/2023||1 years||Date/Day(s) Being Finalised||1.50||19:00||Blended (College Green/Online)||Enquire|
|FTP1951C01-4||30/01/2023 - 30/01/2024||1 years||Date/Day(s) Being Finalised||Enquire||19:00||Blended (College Green/Online)||Enquire|
|FTE1951C01-4||30/01/2023 - 30/01/2024||1 years||Date/Day(s) Being Finalised||Enquire||19:30||Blended (College Green/Online)||Enquire|
Who is this course for?
This qualification introduces the learner to a wide range of relevant knowledge and expertise in people practice. It is suited to individuals who are aspiring to or embarking on a career in people practice, or who are already in a people practice role and want to develop their knowledge.
What you'll learn
Students will build their confidence and expertise in HR with the aim of being able to contribute to colleagues, customers and the organisation; supporting change and driving impact, to create immediate and short-term value. Modules that you will study are Business Culture, Core Behaviours, Analytics and the Essentials of People Practice.
Course entry requirements
Although there are no formal entry qualifications, you will need to have a good standard of spoken and written English and be able to read, interpret text and take notes. Prospective learners whose first language is not English must demonstrate a high standard of both spoken and written English to register onto a CIPD qualification. Acceptable assessment tools of assessing the English Language ability of prospective students are detailed below. All assessments must have been taken within the last two years.
- International English Language Testing System (IELTS) – Foundation level programmes – a score of 5.5 overall with a minimum of 5.5 in each category.
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) internet based test – Foundation level programmes – a score of 71 overall with a minimum of 17 in each category.
- Pearsons Test of English – Foundation level programmes – a score of 50 overall with a minimum of 50 in each category.
You are required to join the CIPD as a student member at the beginning of the course and remain in membership throughout the course.
How is the course delivered and assessed?
This course is studied on a modular basis and taught by lectures, seminars, workshops and the occasional guest speakers and industry case studies while supported by Moodle, our Virtual Learning Environment.
Future career and study opportunities
You will gain relevant experience to work in roles such as HR Administrator or Assistant, Recruitment Coordinator and Rewards Administrator.
You may wish to progress onto the CIPD Level 5 course. As your CIPD qualifications will equip you with the knowledge and skills that employers are looking for, this will enhance your career prospects and increase your earning potential. Independent research reveals that individuals with professional qualifications stand to earn £81,000 in additional earning over a lifetime (CCPMO Economic Impact Report, December 2008).
There are CIPD registration and subscription fees that are not included in the College course fees shown and these have to be paid direct by you to the CIPD. If you are on a limited income, you may be eligible to receive help with these costs from our Learner Support Funding Bursary.
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