Learning and Development (CIPD) Foundation Certificate

Edinburgh College


Sighthill Campus


If you are an existing or aspiring Learning and Development practitioner, then this CIPD Foundation Certificate will provide you with a wide range of relevant practical skills to enhance your employability and promotion prospects.

You will develop your skills and knowledge to become an effective Learning and Development 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

No formal entry requirements. Relevant work experience. Entry subject to interview.

Progression Routes

CIPD Intermediate Diploma in Learning and Development or Human Resource Management

Start Date




Study Method

Distance and Flexible learning

Course Length

1 year


Enterprise and Commerce

SCQF Level


Career Sectors

Administration and Management General


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