CIPD is the professional body for HR and people development with 140,000 members internationally, setting the benchmark for excellence in people and organisation development for more than 100 years.

About this course

The CIPD Diploma in Human Resources Practice an HR qualification from the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, the professional body for HR and people development. It offers the latest in HR management principles and equips you with practical skills and knowledge for a support-level role within human resources. The diploma gives you a firm foundation for a career in human resources and to add value in the workplace. Download the course brochure here.

Why take this course

The CIPD Level 3 diploma programme will help you to gain the essential knowledge and skills required to move into HR. Also if you are working in HR at a support level, but do not hold a formal HR or L&D qualification. 

The programme will also help you if you’re aspiring to become a professional member of the CIPD, or are a line manager with responsibility for people management and development 

You will gain a professional qualification that recognises your depth of knowledge and experience, and  furthers your career in HR. CIPD will support, empower and inspire you during your studies and throughout your career in HR or L&D

Who should attend

  • Those in a junior HR role up to manegerial level
  • Those who want to make a career transition into HR
  • Managers who want to gain formal HR experience that is recognised internationally

Learning outcomes

  • develop you as an HR practioner by giving you a broader understanding of HR issues relating to individual, team and organisational development
  • give you an understanding of how HR activities support an organisation's strategy, how they help achieve business objectives and how they can be shaped by internal and external factors


A diploma qualification (37 credits)

The diploma consists of 185 classroom guided learning hours plus up to 185 hours of self-study. The classroom hours will be spread over 8 months, taught on Monday and Tuesday evenings 6.30 p.m to 10 p.m. 

Modes of assessment 

You will be assessed by:

  • demonstrating practical skills 
  • short work-based reports
  • a self-assessment of your experience and contribution to the programme
  • evaluation, explanation and comparison case study exercises


  • English proficiency level – IELTS minimum level 6.5, 6.0 in written paper, gained within 6 months of interview date, for non-native speakers or CEFR assessed B2 minimum
  • Minimum 4 O-levels/GCSE – or equivalent

Next intake date and course fee

Contact us for the next intake
S$5500 + CIPD membership feee of $100

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