Foundation Certificate in Learning and Development Practice (CIPD)

Develop the business understanding and knowledge of commercial learning and development to help you secure employment within the Learning and Development sector.

Next Scheduled Date: 1 Jan 0001

Why take this course?

For Service leavers considering a Learning and Development role, this course provides an understanding of the design, delivery and quality management of commercial training. Training is delivered by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, and successful completion of the course and exam will result in a highly regarded Level 3 industry qualification.


Is this the right course for me?

This course is ideal for Service leavers with existing experience in delivering training within the military, and will provide the perfect preparation for your next career move, whether that be the additional skills to move into a training management role, or - for those with pre-existing training management experience, including the design, implementation and quality assurance of training delivery - development of the vital commercial knowledge and understanding to operate in the civilian employment market. In either case, this CIPD qualification is highly regarded and sought after by employers within the Learning and Development sector.


Level 3 Foundation Certificate in Learning and Development Practice from CIPD


This course is highly intensive and those wishing to attend should be numerate and literate to at least Level 2. Evening work will be required to complete assignments and study, and attendees should therefore be prepared to put in the required effort to achieve their desired result. This course is open to all Service leavers, however those with experience in the delivery or design and implementation of training will have an advantage during the course.

Fees & Funding

  • Full course cost is paid in Module 1

Fee Information

CIPD registration is not included within the course price and must be paid directly to CIPD in order to take the exam. Registration is currently £153.00 and further information can be found on the CIPD website.

Course Content

The course will be delivered over a successive 19 day period, covering the following units:

  • Becoming an effective learning and development practitioner
  • Evaluating learning and development activities
  • Identifying learning and development needs
  • Designing learning and development activities
  • Delivering learning and development activities
  • Learning and development and the organisation

Career Opportunities

There are many Learning and Development career opportunities available to those who hold this qualification, and a search on any of the mainstream recruitment websites will show a vast array of linked job titles and roles, some of which are:

  • Learning and Development Manager
  • Organisational Development Manager
  • Learning and Development Consultant
  • Learning and Development Advisor
  • Training Co-ordinator
  • Training Manager

Foundation Certificate in Learning and Development Practice (CIPD)

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