Hear what prospective learners are saying 

Hear from our students and from our Head of Qualifications, Simon Graham, about the CIPD qualification options available and what to expect when studying. 

Susie and Maeve - 4 March 2022 

Simon Graham, Head of Qualifications at the CIPD, is joined by students Susie Morris and Maeve Nixon to discuss the various qualifications options available, what motivated them to start studying and what the experience has been like for them. 

Daisy and Emily - 30 September 2021 

Students Daisy Goodwin, who is studying for a Foundation Certificate in People Practice with ICS Learn, and Emily Kermeen, who is studying for the Associate Diploma in People Manager with Avado, discuss what they were looking for from their CIPD qualification and how they’ve found it so far. 

An introduction to CIPD qualifications – 6 July 2021 

CIPD’s Head of Qualifications Simon Graham takes you through the five CIPD qualifications and explains why they’re recognised by employers as the global standard of excellence while sharing tips to help you choose the right qualification for you. 

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