Certificate in People Practice (CIPD Level 3)

Edinburgh College


Community Outreach


Ready to embark on a career as a people professional? This qualification will build your knowledge, expertise and confidence to have an immediate impact at work. Real-life scenarios will fully prepare you for the world of work. This course is aimed at Human Resource or Learning and Development beginners starting their careers as HR Assistants or Administrators or have an HR role within an SME.

You will develop your skills and knowledge to become an effective human resource practitioner; you will learn how to design, deliver and evaluate effective and relevant learning and development activities. This is a professionally recognised qualification and, upon successful completion, you will automatically become an Associate Professional Member of CIPD enhancing your employment and promotional prospects even further. This course is delivered via open learning and delegates will have a 'live' weekly workshop via Microsoft Teams and will also have access to a wide range of developmental resources via the CIPD website and the college Virtual Learning Environment - Moodle.

Entry Requirements

Relevant qualifications at SCQF Level 5. Relevant work experience. Entry subject to interview.

Progression Routes

Relevant CIPD courses.

Start Date




Study Method

Distance and Flexible learning

Course Length

1 year


Enterprise and Commerce

SCQF Level