SCQF Level 6
Travel & Tourism, International & Commercial

Course Overview
If you are an existing or aspiring Learning and Development practitioner, then this CIPD Foundation Certificate will provide you with a wide range of relevant practical skills to enhance your employability and promotion prospects. You will develop your skills and knowledge to become an effective Learning and Development practitioner; you will learn how to design, deliver and evaluate effective and relevant learning and development activities. This is a professionally recognised qualification and, upon successful completion, you will automatically become an Associate Professional Member of CIPD enhancing your employment and promotional prospects even further. This course is delivered via open learning and delegates will have a 'live' weekly workshop via Microsoft Teams and will also have access to a wide range of developmental resources via the CIPD website and the college Virtual Learning Environment - Moodle.  

The majority of our courses will be delivered online only for the beginning of 2021. A limited number of courses will have classes on campus. You will be contacted by your lecturer if your course will include any face-to-face classes on campus.

What You Will Learn
The units delivered on this course comprise:
  • Becoming an Effective Learning and Development Practitioner 
  • Learning and Development and the Organisation 
  • Identifying Learning and Development Needs 
  • Designing Learning and Development Activities 
  • Delivering Learning and Development Activities 
  • Evaluating Learning and Development Activities 
Entry Requirements
No formal entry requirements but candidates need to be able to evidence relevant working roles, not necessarily in an HR environment.
English Proficiency Requirements
Minimum 5.5 IELTS
How the course is assessed
We use a range of CIPD approved written assignments and professional presentations and reports to assess the learning.
Information on Test/Auditions/Interview Requirements
Interviews will be carried out via Skype, MS Teams or by phone.
Progression And Articulation Routes
CIPD Intermediate Diploma in L & D or HRM
Career Opportunities
A range of learning and developmental or human resource roles within an organisation.
Number Of Days Per Week
Live online workshops every Tuesday early evening -18.00- 20.00hours
Course Cost And Funding Options
Start Date and Time

Open Learning

This course will start week commencing...
  • Tuesday 26/01/2021
End Date

Open Learning

This course will end on...
  • Tuesday 21/12/2021
Course Delivery
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Courses may be subject to alteration or cancellation

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Student Life
Edinburgh College welcomes students from all over the world and we are dedicated to ensuring your time at the College is both educational and enjoyable.​
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