HR Consultant/Partner – Level 5 Apprenticeship

The CIPD L5 provides an introduction to the strategic application of HR management practices in organisations, and explores the ways in which contemporary HRM aims to support and improve the performance of organisations though the management and development of its employees.

2 Years
Full Time
Theory & Practical

Entry Requirements: You need to be woring in a HR Role

Course Info

The CIPD L5 provides an introduction to the strategic application of HR management practices in organisations, and explores the ways in which contemporary HRM aims to support and improve the performance of organisations though the management and development of its employees.

The units we covered are:

  • Developing professional practice (an evaluation of what it means to be a contemporary HR professional; and a practical look at how to manage your own personal development)
  • Business issues and the Contexts of Human Resources (an exploration of the global and political contexts in which organisations must operate, and how HR can support them in maintaining market position, and delivering strategy)
  • Using Information in Human Resources (an introduction to the skills of business research)
  • Managing and Coordinating the Human Resource Function (an exploration of the purpose of the HR function and the different ways I which HR can be delivered, and its contribution evaluated).
  • Improving organisational performance (the theories associated with high performance working; the purpose and nature of performance management; the evidence supporting the link between HR practice and improved organisational performance)
  • Employee Engagement (an exploration of the definitions and components of Employee Engagement; methods of measuring employee engagement; strategies for improving employee engagement)

Teaching

This is a theoretical and discursive course, which does not aim to “teach” the practical skills of HR practice, but rather to challenge your thinking in terms of the nature of practice, and how it has evolved.

Entry Requirements & Interview Process

To get the most from this qualification you need to already have a good grounding in HR practice, and be looking to move to the next stage in your career, when you might begin to become more involved in the development of strategy and practice in your current role, or next planned career move.  This is a theoretical and discursive course, which does not aim to “teach” the practical skills of HR practice, but rather to challenge your thinking in terms of the nature of practice, and how it has evolved.