CIPD Level 5: Associate


Level 5: Associate


The CIPD Level 5 qualifications are the Associate Diploma qualifications from the CIPD. AheadHR are approved by the CIPD to offer the following qualifications:

How to decide:

  • 3 months for a standalone unit – ideal as a taster then topup to full Diploma
  • No exams
  • Associate level membership of the CIPD on successful completion of full Diploma
  • Then complete Advanced Diploma to achieve your Chartered CIPD membership
  • Choose any module offered by the CIPD for your optional choice
  • Select either the People Management or L&D pathway
  • Live scheduled webinars in small groups to support your self-directed learning
  • Formative development with feedback from your coach throughout
  • Allocated professional coaching to provide additional support, boost your progress and accelerate your career
  • Work in your own time and submit assignments to your coach for assessment
  • Competence assessed and fasttrack approaches for eligible learners
  • Self study on demand options (formative development and professional coaching are optional extras on this approach)

CIPD Associate level qualifications are ideal if you:

  • have completed your Level 3 CIPD Foundation in People Practice
  • already work in HR, PM or L&D and want to study a recognised professional qualification;
  • wish to improve your people management knowledge and build on your existing skills;
  • aspire to become a professional member of the CIPD.

Not sure which level is right for you? Would you like to find out more? Click to request an information pack or send us a CV if you’d like to register or find out more and we will arrange for one of our coaches to call you to assess your eligibility and help you to identify the best programme for you to develop your HR career.

CIPD Associate Diploma in People Management (CIPD Level 5 People Management) CIPD Associate Diploma in Organisational L&D (CIPD Level 5 Learning and Development)


Get in touch to request an information pack and arrange your FREE no obligation discussion. We look forward to helping you to choose the best programme for your needs.


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