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CPD Level 5 Advanced Diploma in Human Resource Management


There are excellent career opportunities, in both the public and private sectors, for those with good creative, analytical and interpersonal skills and those who can demonstrate their ability to develop, communicate as well as implement ideas and concepts.

In addition to providing comprehensive knowledge of each of the major human resource management functions, the structure of the course ensures that students have the widest possible range of career, employment and higher education opportunities available to them on completion of the course.

Assessment is through practical assignments, with no exams - to more accurately reflect the real working environment.

This qualification sits on our SRF (Self Regulated Framework) and has 120 credits, and accredited by CPD Standards.

This qualification equates to 1200 hours of CPD, which can be used as evidence in a CPD audit by a professional institute or regulator.


The Level 5 Advanced Diploma in Human Resource Management provides its learner the realistic and appropriate career related opportunities worldwide for 21st century employment markets.

Students who successfully completed Level 5 Advanced Diploma in Human Resource Management qualification can progress onto Level 6 Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management.

This qualification may be used to progress to college or university and claim credit transfer through Recognition of Prior Learning.

For progression opportunities into universities, click here.

Entry Requirements

The minimum age to register for this programme is 18. Prospective students should note that the following entrance qualifications are required for those wishing to undertake this programme:

  A level (or equivalent) or

  Level 4 qualification (or equivalent) or

  IMature applicant with qualification and work experience and

  IELTS 4.0 or CEFR level B1 (if applicable)

Programme Summary

Level 5 Advanced Diploma in Human Resource Management (120 credits) consists of:

Course Intake

Any Time

Accrediting Body

CPD Standards (CPD)

Awarding Body Fees


Course Duration

06-12 months (flexible full-time)