CIPD Level 5 Intermediate Certificate in Human Resources

Here at AVADO we are CIPD Enterprise’s official partner for online qualifications, offering you an exciting range of 100% online, flexible Human Resources qualification programmes. We bring together CIPD’s expertise in HR practice with the very best in digital learning design from AVADO, to ensure you receive the latest learnings in HR which enable you to stand out in the industry.

The CIPD Intermediate Certificate in Human Resource Management will allow you to:

  • Further your HR Career and progress to management level
  • Gain a comprehensive understanding of all aspects of a HR profession
  • Gain a credible, internationally recognised qualification
  • Get a solid understanding of how HR fits into an organisation’s strategic objectives
  • Learn how the use of HR data can improve business performance.

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:

  • Are looking to extend your HR knowledge and skills
  • Aspire to develop your career
  • Want to gain credibility by obtaining a professional qualification
  • Are an aspiring or existing HR Manager and/or have studied the CIPD Level 3 Certificate in Personnel or HR Practice.


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

  • Developing professional practice
  • Business issues and the context of HR
  • Using information in HR
  • Employment law
  • Resourcing and talent planning
  • Managing and Coordinating the Human Resources function

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 have a CIPD Foundation Level 3 Certificate in HR Practice qualification
  • Or other Level 3 (or higher) qualification plus experience in an HR role
  • You must be comfortable at degree level and over the age of 18
  • If English is not your first language, an IELTS 6.5 or equivalent is required.
Career Path

Upon completion of the Intermediate Certificate, you will be equipped for a variety of senior HR roles such as an HR Advisor, HR Analyst and or an HR Manager. Start on your career path today, fill in our form to find more information.

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