CIPD qualifications are the global gold standard in Learning & Development, helping you get promoted, increase your salary, and secure your dream L&D job.
We’ve been a leading CIPD centre for 30 years and are trusted by prestigious organisations including Amazon, Virgin and Vodafone.
With us, you can achieve the same CIPD Level 3 Certificate you’d get in a classroom, with all the benefits of online learning:
You don’t need any prior experience or qualifications to enrol on this Foundation L&D Certificate. It’s ideal if you’re just beginning your L&D career.
If English is your second language, we recommend you have IELTS 6.5/ESOL Level 2 or equivalent, but we’re happy to review your case on an individual basis.
The course and assignments are fully online. You'll study 6 units:
Please note that where the course discusses legislation and policy, this will be based on UK law.
For full details of what you’ll learn on each unit, download our CIPD course guide.
‘I thoroughly enjoyed this course. I chose ICS Learn because they offered flexibility, and the tutors were very helpful and got back to me quickly when I had a query. I highly recommend this CIPD qualification to anyone.’
- Mala Punn, Learning & Development Facilitator, NHS
‘I recommend ICS Learn because they care for students and treat you with respect. The level of support I got from my tutors was amazing. I will definitely come back for higher-level studies, and I will guide my friends and family to use ICS Learn.’
- Umar Shahid
‘Though I am a novice to online learning, the website is easy to navigate and the online classrooms and student communities make it an effective and efficient way of learning. I am looking forward to becoming Nikhila, Assoc. CIPD!’
- Nikhila Lanka, HR Talent Onboarding, Dubai
* Pass rate of 96% based on 18,872 assignments submitted and 18,125 passed between 1/9/17 and 31/8/18.
† ICS Learn has the highest Net Promoter Score (NPS) from students against its competitors. Source: Parthenon-EY HR Employer and Learner Survey 2017.