Who is it for?
This qualification is suitable for you if you wish to develop your understanding of the role of Learning and Development in the wider, organisational and environmental context. You might be responsible for co-ordinating and managing the L&D function or responsible for L&D activities and decisions within an organisation.
Alternatively you may be contracted as an employee or an independent consultant within L&D. You may wish to complete this qualification for your own professional development.
What is it about?
The Learning and Development spectrum is changing due to major advances in our understanding of how people learn, new technologies, business strategies and the emergence of new roles for L&D professionals. These new qualifications have been designed to respond to these evolving demands. They allow you to choose from a diverse range of subjects to tailor your role.
The CIPD Intermediate Diploma in Learning and Development is ideal if you would like recognition by gaining a CIPD qualification and one or more of the following applies to you:
- working in the field of L&D and wishing to develop your understanding of the role of L&D in the wider, organisational and environmental context
- wanting to develop the knowledge and skills required to manage and co-ordinate the L&D function in contemporary organisations
- responsible for L&D activities and decisions within an organisation
- wishing to develop the knowledge and skills required to manage and co-ordinate the L&D function
- contracted as an employee or an independent consultant within L&D
- interested in CPD to enhance and maintain your professional practice and membership.
This qualification is on the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF) at level 5 in England and the European Qualifications Framework (EQF) at level 5.
We specialise in flexible learning solutions tailored to your needs. The combination of elements can include workbooks, assignments, self-study, guided learning and evidence collation. You can select from three main delivery options:
- Workshops (active learning) – for candidates who prefer to participate in planned interactive sessions, have exposure to other learners and different organisational practices. They provide an ideal learning environment to facilitate practical activities, group discussion and networking opportunities. Workshops are scheduled on a regular basis.
- Bespoke – for candidates who prefer to have a personalised programme, combining 1-to-1 meetings, directed learning and developmental exercises with minimal time away from work.
- Distance learning – for candidates who prefer to work mainly by themselves with supported learning materials, and using our Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) where available, allowing individuals to work at their own pace with maximum flexibility.