We offer 3 levels of qualification: Foundation is an introductory level, Intermediate is at undergraduate level, and Advanced is postgraduate level. You should select the level based on your level of experience and educational background.
CIPD has 3 types of qualification: Diplomas, Certificates and Awards. The Diploma is the most extensive qualification, Certificates are medium in scope and cover essential units, Awards are the shortest in length and cover one topic.
Full time - attending taught sessions during the day at least 21 hours per week.
Part time - attending one or two taught sessions per week of between three to four hours.
Blended - study in your own time, using a mixture of support materials including online with periodic face-to-face tutorials and group workshops.
Block - attending a series of taught sessions, usually delivered in blocks of three to five consecutive full days.
Mixed mode - aimed at experienced individuals and enables use of workplace evidence alongside a mixture of learning input and support to suit the needs of the candidate.
If you are studying a CIPD awarded qualification this means CIPD will award you the qualification certificate and if you are studying a CIPD approved qualification the centre (usually a university) will award you the qualification certificate.