Foundation Certificate in People Practice at a glance
- Perfect for: HR and L&D beginners starting their career
- Typical job titles: HR Assistant , HR Administrator, Organisational Development Officer, Learning Administrator
- CIPD Membership attained: Foundation Membership (Foundation CIPD)
- Qualification level: The CIPD's Foundation qualification is Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF) Level 3 in England and Northern Ireland. Credit and Qualifications Framework (CQFW) Level 3 in Wales. Comparable to Level 5 in Ireland on The Irish National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ), Level 6 in Scotland, Level 4 European Qualifications Framework (EQF). Find out more
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