This course is designed to support career development in HR by providing you with a a deeper understanding of all aspects of the profession.
At Westminster Kingsway College, our CIPD courses are run by Tony Kerley, who has over 30 years of hands-on HR experience across virtually every sector including Banking (HSBC), Recruitment (Manpower UK), Manufacturing (Carlsberg UK), Property (Cater Jonas), Public Sector (3 NHS Trusts, two universities and Suffolk County Council) as well as considerable involvement in various charitable and NGO work including Age UK and The Overseas Development Institute. Tony has founded, grown and sold multiple HR related businesses through which he has consulted to many executive teams advising on HR strategy as well as supporting HR managers to attract, develop and retain key talent to give them a competitive advantage in their respective fields.
A member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) for over 14 years, Tony holds a Postgraduate Advanced Diploma in Human Resource Development and supplements this by drawing on his experience in his lessons by providing useful insights into HR practice. He is an L&D specialist with considerable recruitment and employee engagement experience and continues to provide consultancy services in these fields in addition to the work that he does at WestKing.
Tony has carefully selected and manages a team of CIPD qualified and highly experienced tutors to deliver your learning experience. Your tutors are engaged for a number of reasons, including their ability to bring specialist skills and experience to teach on the course. You will be introduced to your dedicated tutor on the first night of your course.
Developing professional practice
Managing and Coordinating the Human Resources Function
Business issues and the context of HR
Improving organisational performance
Using information in HR
Resourcing and talent planning
**Module availability may be subject to change. The timetable will be available in August 2020
You will need:
The qualification is granted following professional assessment of course work and written assignments.
Entry Level, Level 1, Level 2
If you will be aged 19 or older on 31 August in the year you begin your course, and have been resident in the UK/EU/EEA for the past 3 years, your course may be free, depending on your circumstances. Some courses will have other costs associated, such as for materials and trips. Many of our students are eligible for financial support when studying at college – please click here for more information.
This course will help you to move on to higher level courses, such as Level 7 CIPD qualifications. Previous students have progressed into management roles or have chosen to specialise in areas such as Talent Management or Organisational Change.
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