CIPD Level 3 Foundation Certificate in Human Resources

If you are looking to grow a wide range of relevant, practical skills in HR and a credible professional qualification to boost you career, then the CIPD Level 3 Foundation Certification in Human Resource Practice is ideal for you.

This 100% online and flexible course will help you to develop essential HR skills and confidence to be more effective at work by adding real value to your HR function. By bringing together CIPD’s expertise in HR practice combined with the very best in digital learning design and delivery from AVADO, you can be sure that our qualification will give you the skills and knowledge to help you get started in the HR industry.

Upon enrolment with AVADO, you will receive support from a personal industry expert tutor, who will be there to support you throughout the completion of your studies. This is why our CIPD HR pass rate is 96%, giving you the best chance for success.

Who is it for

This course is perfectly suited for you if you:

  • Looking for an introduction in HR practices
  • Want to grow your career prospects/development
  • Are keen to learn about the knowledge and capabilities needed by today’s HR professionals
  • Are new to HR and/or working at a support level e.g. HR Officer/HR Administrator
  • Are look to transferring careers in the HR industry.


This qualification is delivered and assessed fully online. To gain your CIPD Foundation Certificate you must complete the following six units:

  • Developing yourself as an effective HR Practitioner
  • Understanding organisations and the role of HR
  • Recording, analysing and using HR information
  • Supporting good practice in managing Employment Relations
  • Supporting good practice in performance and reward management
  • Resourcing talent.

Financial Options:

OFFER: Spread the cost over 12 monthly payments, interest free.

We offer you a range of payment plans and funding options, allowing you to find the right solution for your situation.

Representative example: CIPD Foundation Certificate in HR Practice: Loan £2,445.00 over 12 months with 12 monthly payments of £203.75. The total amount repayable will be £2,595.00 which includes a deposit of £150.00. See our website for more representative examples and for full terms and conditions.

Why study with AVADO:

  • 96% pass rate*
  • Exclusive partnership between CIPD Enterprises and AVADO to create the first 100% online HR qualification
  • Double award winning CIPD courses
  • Industry expert Tutors available via phone, email and online
  • Learn as a group and interact in live online classes
  • Award winning Virtual Learning Campus - for mobile, tablet and desktop
  • All-inclusive payment
  • Flexible payment options to spread the cost
  • Free Premium access to our Career Guidance Hub

Please note the following prerequisites will apply to the programme:

  • You must be over 18 years old
  • If English is not your first language, an IELTS 6.5 or equivalent is required.

Career Path

Upon completion of the Foundation Certificate, you will be equipped for a variety of HR support roles such as an

  • HR Administrator
  • HR Assistant
  • HR Coordinator

You will also be able to continue your CIPD studies with us on the Level 5 Intermediate Certificate, taking your career to the next level.

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