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CIPD Associate Diploma in People Management Course Level 5

CIPD - Chartered Institute
of Personnel & Development
30 Weeks Duration
Tue & Thu: 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM + 1 Sat Workshop
Start / End Dates
25/03/2024 - 21/11/2024
only the first day will be on Monday
Tuition & Membership
€2700.00 - 20% Discount Incl.
Deposit €150
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How does this CIPD Course benefit your career:

Professional Academy CIPD Diploma Course Dublin -  Advance your career in HR with our CIPD People Management Level 5 course, offering expert training and accreditation in strategic HR management practices.  This CIPD (Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development) People Management Programme 30 weeks duration is a valuable investment in your professional development, leading to increased job opportunities, career advancement, CV-enhancing qualifications, and improved earning potential.  You will meet and learn from industry experts from multinational organisations as you continue to develop your professional career. If you have any questions about our CIPD Courses please contact our professional courses advisor at [email protected].

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You will benefit from this CIPD qualification with:

  • A level of professionalism that is internationally recognised.
  • The knowledge and skills you need to excel at what you do.
  • Strengthen your reputation at work and the connections with the people you work with.
  • Connect you to the professional future
  • Access to extensive resources and to online communities.
  • Connect you to a large network of other people management professionals.
  • Connect you to the latest developments in the HR field.

Student Profile

This Live Online CIPD Associate Diploma in People Management Course Level 5 is perfect for individuals who aspire to advance their careers in human resources or for managers seeking to enhance their understanding of people management or learning and development. Line managers who are involved in HR without a specialist function. Mature Applicants with relevant life and work experience.  An ideal progression route for those who have completed the Level 3 Foundation Certificate in People Practice.   

There are no specific academic prerequisites for this CIPD Course. 

Organisational Performance and Culture in Practice (Core)

This CIPD Module examines and considers:

  • The different types of organisation structures, including the reasons underpinning them.
  • How organisational corporate strategies are shaped by the business and external contexts.
  • How people practices impact on organisational systems and structures.
  • Theories and models which examine organisational and human behaviour.

Change management approaches:

  • The definition of diversity and inclusion.
  • overview of current diversity and inclusion legislation.
  • impact of no diversity and inclusion within culture.
  • Theories and models of organisational culture and how people practices impact on organisational culture and behaviour.
  • Well-being at work and the different factors which impact well-being.
  • The relationship between the employee lifecycle and HR work.
  • Consultation and communication processes, stakeholder analysis, needs analysis activities.

Learning Outcomes (LOs)
Upon successful completion of this unit learners will:

L.O 1. Understand the connections between organisational structure, strategy and the business operating environment.
L.O 2. Understand organisational culture and theoretical perspectives on how people behave at work.
L.O 3.  Understand how people practice, supports the achievement of business goals and objectives.

Module Code: 5CO01           Module Credit Value: ECTS 7

Evidence based Practice (Core)

What is evidence-based practice?

  • Making decisions based on ‘effective thinking’ and sound evidence;
  • Analysis tools and methods used in people practice including questioning and checking validity of sources and validity of ‘evidence’
  • Principles of critical thinking.
  • Ethical perspectives: theories of ethics.

 Analysis tools and methods:

  • How to identify key insights into a people practice issue.
  • Decision-making processes
  • Measures of work and people performance calculations and how to collate key findings.

Learning Outcomes (LOs)
Upon successful completion of this unit learners will:

L.O 1. Understand strategy for effective critical thinking and decision making.
L.O 2. Understand the importance of decision making strategies to solve people practice issues.
L.O 3. Be able to measure the impact and value of people practice to the organisation.

Module Code: 5CO02                  Module Credit Value: ECTS 6

Professional behaviours and valuing people (Core)

This CIPD Module examines:

  • The CIPD Profession Map and the concept of ‘professional integrity’.
  • Recognise how personal and ethical values can be applied in the context of people practice.
  • How to take responsibility and how to recognise when and how you would raise matters which conflict with ethical values or legislation.
  • How to reflect on your own approach to working inclusively and building positive working relationships with others.
  • Explore how the role of a people professional is evolving and the implications this has for continuing professional development; how CPD activities impact on personal behaviour and performance and formal\informal CPD activities.

Learning Outcomes (LOs)
Upon successful completion of this unit learners will:

LO 1. Be able to demonstrate professional and ethical behaviours, in the context of people.
LO 2. Be able to champion inclusive and collaborative strategies for building positive working relationships.
LO 3. Be able to demonstrate personal commitment to learning, professional development and performance improvements.

Module unit code: 5CO03             Module credit value: ECTS 5

Employment Relationship Management (Specialist unit)

This CIPD Module examines and considers:

  • Approaches to employee involvement, participation and approaches to drive employee engagement; including how to evaluate the interrelationships between employee voice and organisational performance;
  • The concept of better working;
  • Emerging trends in the types of conflict and industrial sanctions.
  • Third-party conciliation, mediation and arbitration.
  • Legislation relating to unfair dismissal; effective grievance and discipline-handling procedures and the main provisions of collective employment law.

Learning Outcomes (LOs)
Upon successful completion of this unit learners will:

L.O 1.  Understand employee voice, engagement and practices to support better working lives.
L.O 2 Understand different forms of conflict behaviour and dispute resolution.
L.O 3. Understand how to manage performance
L.O 4. Understand the role of employment bodies in employment relations.

Module Code: 5HR01              Module Credit Value: ECTS 6

Talent Management & Workforce Planning (Specialist unit)

This CIPD Module examines

  • How organisations strategically position themselves in competitive labour markets;
  • The role of government, employers and trade unions in ensuring future skills needs are met.
  • Impact of effective workforce planning and the techniques used to support the process of workforce planning;
  • Approaches to attracting (through recruitment and selection processes), developing and retaining talent on an individual and group level;
  • Benefits of diversity in building and supporting talent pools;
  • Main types of contractual terms in employment contracts.

Learning Outcomes (LOs)
Upon successful completion of this unit learners will:

L.O 1. Understand the contemporary labour market trends and their significance for workforce planning.
L.O 2. Understand the purpose and importance of workforce planning.
L.O 3. Understand the purpose and impact of effective talent management.
L.O 4. Understand the importance of managing contractual arrangements and effective onboarding.
L.O  5.  Know the importance of performance management in motivating and retaining individuals.

Module Code: 5HR02            Module Credit Value: ECTS 6

Reward for Performance and contribution (Specialist Unit)

This CIPD Module considers:

  • Principles of reward and its importance to organisational culture and performance management.
  • The contribution of extrinsic and intrinsic rewards
  • How to develop organisational reward packages and approaches
  • Legislative requirements that impact reward practice.
  • Approaches to performance management.

Learning Outcomes (LOs)
Upon successful completion of this unit learners will:

L.O 1. Understand the impact of reward approaches and packages.
L.O 2. Be able to develop insight from benchmarking data to inform reward approaches.
L.O 3 Understand the role of people professionals in supporting line managers to make reward decisions.

.Module Code: 5HR01            Module Credit Value: ECTS 6

Specialist Employment Law (Option 1)

This CIPD Module considers:

  • The Aims and objectives of employment regulation.
  • Role of employment law in helping to achieve social justice, inclusion and fairness in the workplace.
  • Principles of discrimination law in recruitment, selection and employment.
  • Legal implications to managing change including relating to transfers of undertakings.
  • Statutory rights workers have in relation to pay; leave and working time and the main principles of maternity, paternity and adoption rights in the context of employment rights as well as other employment rights relating to flexible working.

Learning Outcomes (LOs)
Upon successful completion of this unit learners will:

L.O 1. Understand the purpose of employment regulations and the way it is enforced in practice.
L.O 2. Understand how to manage recruitment and selection activities lawfully.
L.O 3. Understand how to manage change and re-organisation lawfully.
L.O 4.  Understand how to manage issues relating to pay and working time lawfully.

Module Code: 5OS001            Module Credit Value: ECTS 6

Diversity & Inclusion (Option 2)

This CIPD Module examines:

  • Diversity and inclusion in organisations for employees, customers and wider stakeholders including barriers to achieving diversity and inclusion;
  • How to develop approaches to strengthen diversity and inclusion within organisational policies and practices.
  • The role of managers and leaders in creating a positive culture
  • How to engender a culture of diversity and inclusion among workers and other stakeholders.

Learning Outcomes (LOs)
Upon successful completion of this unit learners will:

L.O 1. Understand the importance of embracing diversity and inclusion in organisations.
L.O 2. Be able to ensure diversity and inclusion is reflected and promoted in the organisations.
L.O 3.  Be able to embed best practice approaches to diversity and inclusion.

.Module Code: 5OS05            Module Credit Value: ECTS 6

CIPD Transition

Transition Arrangements

Learners who have successfully completed any of the CIPD Modules below are eligible for exemption from equivalent unit in new Qualification:

Transition arrangements are available to those who have successfully completed:  Equivalent unit in new Qualification
Successful completion of both units 5 DER/5CER 5HR001 Employment Relationship Management
Successful completion of both units 5RST/5RTP 5HR002 Talent Management & Workforce Planning
Successful completion of both units 5RMT/5RW
5HR003 Reward for Performance and Contribution
Successful completion of both units 5EML/5ELW 5HR003 Reward for Performance and Contribution

(Note: Evidence to support the request must be provided and verified).

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How to Apply

The Application Steps:

  • To apply for this course, simply submit the online application form.
  • Upload your photo ID.
  • You will be requested to pay the minimum deposit of €150.
  • Competence in spoken and written English.

Following that, a member of our team will be in contact with you to conduct an online interview to ensure you are suitable for this programme.

The CIPD Courses Advisor can be contacted at: [email protected]

Assessment & Awards

Assessment for the Level 5 CIPD Associate Diploma in People Management Course is employer driven and aimed at real scenarios that learners may encounter in their future career.
Learners must complete all seven units successfully to achieve the Award - 3 Core Module Units, 3 Specialised Units and 1 Optional Unit.

Provisional results will be issued by Dorset College; however, the result that lead to the award of Level 5 CIPD Associate Diploma in People Management will be confirmed and released after CIPD Moderation.

The Award
CIPD Associate Diploma in People Management Level 5 Qualification
CIPD Associate Membership and the designation “Assoc CIPD” after your name.

The qualification is not graded and learners will receive a Pass or Fail. (Credit Value: 42 Credits)

This qualification is equivalent to Level 7 on the Irish National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ)  and  Level 5 in the UK's Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF).

Career & Progression

A Career evening will be conducted by the Programme Leader to provide information and answer any questions you may have, on how you see your career progressing with CIPD Qualifications.

Career: The skills and expertise gained will enable you to work in roles including:

  • HR Business Partner or Manager
  • People Analyst
  • Employee Relations Manager
  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Resourcing Business Partner
  • HR Shared Services
  • Talent Manager Reward and benefits Manager

Successful achievement of the Level 5 CIPD Associate Diploma in People Management Course (L5DPM) and Development will allow progression onto the CIPD Associate Diploma in Organisational Learning and Development.

Payment Plan

To secure a place on this course a non-refundable deposit of €150 applies.  The outstanding balance can be paid in full before the course starts or split into 4 instalments if necessary.

Course Fee: €2550 + CIPD Membership: €150
Course Fee: €2700
20% Discount Included In Fee: €2700

Payment Plan (20% discount fee)

Deposit: €150 secures a place on the course
1st Instalment: €637.50 12/03/2024
2nd Instalment: €637.50 16/04/2024
3rd Instalment: €637.50 14/05/2024
4th Instalment: €637.50 18/06/2024


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