This programme is a widely recognised professional qualification and aims to provides a route to CIPD Chartered Member status.
This programme aims to develop your knowledge and understanding in key areas of HR, as well as an understanding of HR in a business context. You will have a sound understanding of the knowledge, skills and behaviours required of a professional HR Practitioner and be able to demonstrate these at a strategic level.
Topics typically studied include:
- Human Resource Management in Context
- Leading, Managing and Developing People
- Employee Engagement
- Employment Law
- Leadership and Management Development
- Resourcing and Talent Management
- Developing Skills for Business Leadership
- Investigating a Business.
All modules are subject to change by the curriculum team.
Day and time of study will be confirmed before the start of your course.
Teaching & assessment
Each session includes taught theory and seminar activities. The sessions are inclusive and develop your knowledge and practice of being a HR practitioner.
Sessions are interactive and encourage you to share ideas and experiences.
You will engage in the following to build your knowledge:
- Case studies
- Case law
- Topical and up-to-date research
- Group activities
- Individual work.
As part of this apprenticeship, you are required to complete 20% on-the-job training. You will also undertake an End Point Assessment (EPA). Please see further information on End Point Assessment and the apprenticeship standards
that you will be required to demonstrate/evidence in your role.
We have links with the CIPD North East Branch and will encourage you to attend at least one of their events per academic year. These are based in the region and provide excellent support and advice, usually free of change.
We have industry links with ACAS, CIPD and professional organisations who may come in and deliver guest speaker slots throughout the programme.