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CIPD Level 5 In Learning & Development

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DPG PLC

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Study method
Distance Learning with live classes
Duration
7 Months, Part-time
Qualification
Level 5 Diploma in Learning and Development (QCF)
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  • Exam(s) / assessment(s) is included in price
  • Tutor is available to students

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Overview

If you’re an aspiring or existing L&D Manager/Business Partner or are looking for the next step for your L&D career, the CIPD Level 5 Certificate/Diploma in L&D programme could be for you. On this programme you’ll gain the knowledge and skills to be a next generation L&D Manager and get a deeper understanding of the L&D function and the challenges and skills you face within the L&D industry.

You’ll be supported throughout by a specialised facilitator from the industry, and you will also receive a host of other fantastic benefits that you won’t find elsewhere. These include:

  • in-depth support from your facilitator to pinpoint your specific needs and requirements
  • quality online learning designed for you to access at times to suit you, such as on your lunch breaks or on your commute,
  • top quality training venues in easy to reach locations with lunch included,
  • complimentary access to the award-winning DPG community, not just while you’re on the programme, but also for life. This means that you can stay up to date with the latest developments, get support from your peers and read L&D publications from some of our community experts

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Qualification

Level 5 Diploma in Learning and Development (QCF)
Regulated by Ofqual

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Description

The programme covers all the typical aspects of an L&D practitioner role, each of which is a specific CIPD unit. These include:

  • Developing Professional Practice in Learning and Development – In this unit you will familiarise yourself with the current trends and practices in L&D to help you develop a comprehensive understanding of the core knowledge, skills and behaviours required by L&D professionals.
  • Understanding the Context of Learning and Development – In this unit, you’ll explore and analyse a range of factors which influence L&D policy and form the context of learning and development practice.
  • Using Information, Metrics and Developing Business cases for L&D – In this unit, you’ll examine how research can improve understanding, aid decision- making and provide the basis for change in L&D practice in particular.
  • Understanding Organisational Development – In this unit you’ll explore and analyse the concept of organisational development (OD) by looking at the relationship of OD with learning and development (L&D).
  • Managing the Learning and Development Business Function – In this unit you’ll further develop your understanding of the key purpose and objectives of the learning and development function in contemporary organisations.
  • Developing and Using Consultancy Skills (Diploma Only) – In this unit, you’ll further develop your understanding of the nature of consultancy, different consultancy roles and the key stages in the consultancy process.
  • Designing and Developing Digital and Blended Learning Solutions (Diploma Only) – On this unit you discuss and develop the knowledge and skills you need to take advantage of the opportunities technology provides in making learning that is more flexible, accessible and scaleable.

Who is this course for?

This programme is right for you if you are an aspiring or existing L&D Manager, Business Partner or an existing L&D practitioner wishing to extend your skills.

With this programme you can choose to use your current or past employer as the basis for your study or our unique immersive case study environment (DPG are the only CIPD Centre that offers this), so you get to practice risk free in a virtual online company.

There are no entry requirements for this programme, however you will need 2-4 years’ experience. This programme is suitable for you if you’ve not been in a learning environment for a while, because you get all the support you need along the way to guarantee you’re successful.

Your Learning Options

Blended (Workshops and online)

Choose a blend of online modules, which you access at your leisure, combined with 3-5 interactive full day workshops. You can complete the certificate in as little as 7 months and the diploma in as little as 9. You have up to 24 months to fully complete your programme.

Competency Based

If you’re already working in an L&D role and have a full understanding and experience in L&D, but do not hold a formal L&D qualification, the competency based route could suit you. On this route you have an initial assessment and then a personalised study programme is created for you, so you can achieve your CIPD qualification and get CIPD Associate membership through your usual work activities. This route is designed to be completed in your own time and at your own pace, without you having to attend any workshops. Please ask one of our programme advisors about this route if you would like to find out more.

Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this programme, however you will need 2-4 years’ experience. This programme is suitable for you if you’ve not been in a learning environment for a while, because you get all the support you need along the way to guarantee you’re successful.

Career path

This programme will fast track your career in L&D by giving you professional recognition from the CIPD and allow you to use the letters Assoc CIPD after your name.

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