Human Resource Practice (CIPD) Foundation Certificate

Edinburgh College


Sighthill Campus


If you're an existing or aspiring human resources practitioner this CIPD Foundation Certificate will provide you with a wide range of relevant practical skills to enhance your employment and promotion prospects.

You will gain a professionally recognised qualification as well as essential knowledge towards CIPD Associate membership.

The course is therefore the ideal path to progress onto other CIPD recognised programmes to develop your Human Resources skills even further.

Course delivery is Thursday or Wednesday each week and occasional Tuesdays (5.45pm to 8.45pm - January).

You'll study through blended learning (both in-class and self-study).

Entry Requirements

Relevant work experience. Entry subject to interview.

Progression Routes

CIPD recognised programmes, such as the CIPD Diploma in Human Resource Management

Start Date

August, January



Study Method

Part time (evening)

Course Length

1 year


Enterprise and Commerce

SCQF Level


Career Sectors

Administration and Management General


Human Resource Management

Public Services Administration