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Human Resources | CIPD Level 5 Associate Diploma in People Management


We want to give you the opportunity to build on your existing HR expertise, whether you are a recruitment specialist wanting to broaden your knowledge, an HR generalist looking to extend your specialist understanding, or an experienced practitioner intending to gain an Associate Diploma qualification.

The CIPD, Europe’s largest human resources development body, sets the international standard for people professionals and its diploma is highly respected by employers. By completing this Level 5 qualification, you can become an Associate member of the CIPD.

Here at Brighton MET we offer classroom-based study with like-minded professionals: a live ‘linked-in’ environment with all the benefits and support that being a college student entails.

You will be taught by a lecturer who is also a current HR professional, providing expert insight and support. With access to our expert guest speakers in the area of study and opportunities to access and share our resources, our courses are game-changing for your career.

You will need to join the CIPD as a student member once the course commences. There are enormous opportunities in this growing sector. If you have the ambition, the determination and the will to succeed, we can teach you the rest. If you have any queries regarding our CIPD courses, why not watch our recent webinar?


Candidates must have functional skills English and Maths. You will need to attend an interview to enrol on this course, but no formal qualifications are required. It is preferential for you to have work experience in a related occupation, such as management or recruitment roles. You will either be in a human resources role already or you may have transferable skills and are looking to make a career move into this area.

Assessment methods vary and can include: reports, presentations, role plays (or observed simulation activities), and reflective writing. Written assignments are required for every module (four per certificate course) Please contact if you would like to be put in touch with a Level 5 Tutor to discuss your eligibility for the course or discuss it in more detail.


If you want to find out more about what Brigton MET has to offer why not join us at our next open day.
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