Taught course

Human Resources Practice

Nottingham Trent University · Nottingham Business School

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Entry requirements

This course is open to all personnel and training practitioners and/or people with significant personnel content in their jobs, or those wishing to move into the field of personnel. Due to the practical nature of the course, you must either be in employment, or gain access to an organisation upon which to base your assignments.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

This course will now be starting in January 2021.

The role of HR has developed dramatically over the years and now business leaders are recognising that people are the biggest drivers within their organisation providing them with the biggest risk and value and therefore need to be treated differently.

In response to these changes the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) have developed numerous courses which help develop HR professionals to help enhance your skills which will benefit your organisation.

The Certificate in Human Resource Practice (CIPD) is a foundation level course which provides you with a wide range of relevant practical skills in HR and development, enabling you to enhance your contribution to your organisation and assist in your own development.

This course is ideal for:

  • Those looking to start a career in HR;
  • Those who are new to HR and want to build the essential knowledge and skills required; and
  • Line managers with responsibility for people management and development.

Nottingham Business School has an established reputation for providing high quality CIPD approved courses and has offered the equivalent of a CIPD Foundation Level course for over 30 years.

On successful completion of the course, you’ll receive the Certificate in Human Resources Practice (CHRP) from the CIPD and will be automatically upgraded from Student Membership to Associate Membership of the CIPD.

NTU’s teaching and learning is gold-rated by the government’s Teaching Excellence Framework – that means you can count on outstanding teaching and learning, an education that’s truly focused on the workplace, and fantastic support in and outside of the classroom.

Information for international students

If English is not your first language you need to show us that your language skills are strong enough for intensive academic study. We usually ask for an IELTS test and we accept some alternative English Language tests.

You will need IETLS 6.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each skill) to apply for this course.

Fees and funding

Please view the course page for the latest course fees.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • Cert
    part time
    9 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Nottingham Business School
+44 (0) 115 848 4200