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HR and Learning and Development Apprenticeship

People Professional Level 5

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This apprenticeship is designed to bridge the skills and knowledge gaps by providing hands on training and real-world scenario-based learning to aid people professionals to navigate contemporary challenges. There is a focus on incorporating digital skills into HR roles and understanding how data and evidence-based research can inform practice and how to effectively support, manage and develop a remote or hybrid workforce.

Another key aspect of the apprenticeship is learning how to effectively support, manage and develop a remote or hybrid workforce. The COVID-19 pandemic has brought about significant changes in the workplace, and many organisations are now operating remotely or using a hybrid model.

Overall, the apprenticeship programme is an excellent opportunity for people professionals to enhance their skills and knowledge and stay up-to-date with the latest industry practices. With a focus on digital skills, data analysis, and remote workforce management, this programme can help individuals succeed in today’s rapidly changing business world

With our People Professional Level 5 apprenticeship you will gain the skills you need to progress as a HR professional. You will develop the ability to confidently support in the making of people and culture decisions as well as the professional behaviours that lead to organisational success.

This apprenticeship is equivalent to undergraduate level study and suitable for those in specialist and managerial positions such as specialist HR roles and HR generalist roles which provide and lead the delivery of HR.

Who accredits?

  • This apprenticeship is accredited by the CIPD, the professional body for experts in people at work
  • For more than 100 years, CIPD has been setting professional standards in HR and have over 160,000 active members
  • They are also leaders in independent research, trusted by governments and employers worldwide

At a glance

Relevant to

Those in HR roles which may include and are not limited to:
• Diversity and Inclusion Manager
• HR Business Partner
• HR Consultant Partner
• HR Manager
• Organisational Development Consultant
• Talent Manager

Entry requirements

Maths and English GCSE A-C, 4-9 or equivalent.

Be employed within the HR business function

Apprenticeship

Type

Apprenticeship

Standard

Standard

Level 5

Level

Level 5

Format/Modality

Blended learning delivery

Duration

22 months + 3 month EPA

England

Geography

England

Cost

£11,000, Levy funded

Contextualisation available

Yes

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Programme outcomes

For employers

Organisations will benefit from a HR professional with the capability to support employees in line with the overall company strategy, performance management, people practices, cultures, and diversity.

These skills are necessary for HR professionals to confidently make decisions and recommendations on what an organisation can or should do in a specific situation as well as bringing best practice into the organisation

For learners

This programme and qualification will help you to gain a deeper understanding of the professional behaviours that lead to organisational success and will support you as you progress your career and increase your responsibilities.

On completion of this programme, you will have furthered your understanding of HR disciplines, legislation, policies, and procedures. You will also develop the ability to give tailored advice to the business in several HR areas, typically to mid-level and senior managers.

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Learning journey overview

Building on your existing skills and experience, during this apprenticeship you will:

  • Programme launch
  • My role, responsibilities & development
  • Harvard Referencing
  • Workplace development activity (pt. 1)
  • Workshop: Intro to People Professional
  • Organisational structure & strategies
  • Organisational culture
  • People practice
  • Sustainability
  • Understand change and manage projects
  • Workshop: 5CO01 assessment consolidation

  • Evidence based practice
  • Data analysis
  • Workplace development activity (pt. 2)
  • Data management
  • Critical thinking & decision-making
  • Workshop 3: Building the skills of a HR professional
  • Data processing
  • Workplace development activity (pt. 3)
  • Workshop 4: 5CO02 assessment consolidation

  • Workshop 5: Applying the principles of employment law
  • Employment regulations & statutory rights
  • Tribunals and TUPE
  • Discrimination in employment
  • Equal pay
  • Implication of change
  • Workplace development activity (pt. 4)
  • Family employment rights
  • Employment legislation
  • 5OS01 assessment overview
  • Workshop 6: 5COS01 Assessment Consolidation

  • Support better working lives
  • Workplace development activity (pt. 5)
  • Workshop 7: EPA
  • Conflict & dispute resolution
  • Legislation & performance management
  • Develop policies
  • The role of employee bodies
  • Workplace development activity (pt. 6)
  • Workshop 8: 5HR01 assessment consolidation

  • The contemporary labour market
  • Workforce planning
  • Workshop 9: The importance of workforce planning
  • Talent management
  • Contracts
  • Improve people capability
  • Workplace development activity (pt. 7)
  • Onboarding

  • Rewards
  • Budget/financial implications
  • Workplace development activity (pt. 8)
  • Benchmarking
  • Reward judgements
  • Workshop 11: Designing solutions for real business problems
  • Performance management

  • People Professional
  • Inclusivity
  • CPD
  • Way to EPA

HR 5 Specialisation options

  • Specialist employment law (preferred option)
  • Advances in digital learning and development
  • Wellbeing at work
  • Diversity and inclusion

Apprenticeship partnerships

This apprenticeship is accredited by the CIPD, the professional body for experts in people at work. CIPD are leaders in independent research, trusted by governments and employers worldwide.

Additionally, CIPD offers a wealth of resources, research, and insights on various HR-related topics. Their publications, events, and online platforms provide a platform for HR professionals to stay updated on the latest industry trends, best practices, and thought leadership.

CIPD also promotes networking opportunities through its extensive professional community, allowing HR practitioners to connect with peers, share knowledge, and expand their professional network.

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What our learners have to say

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I would like to express how pleased I am with Babington. I cannot fault the support and guidance that I have received from my skills coach and other Babington staff. They are all very responsive to questions and have been there to offer me advice, encouragement, and reassurance whenever I have needed it. I am so glad that I chose this provider to do my CIPD level 5 apprenticeship, as I am not sure I would have been able to get through this course without them

HR Level 5 Learner

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Great, supportive, and open tutors who encourage and advice at each stage.

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Delivering meaningful outcomes

Trust your professional development to the experts. We're proud to help upskill thousands of HR professionals every year and support businesses in building the talent pipelines of tomorrow.

82%

CSAT

82% CSAT score across HR apprentices for academic year 2020/21

81%

EPA

81% of HR Level 5 apprentices passed their EPA for the academic year 2020/21

50%

Upskill

50% HR leaders have had to upskill in the past twelve months, deepening or extending their existing skills

Supercharge your HR career

  • Benefit from 1:1 coaching and mentoring throughout
  • Fully blended delivery model for learning that suits you
  • Access to some of the UK's leading HR specialists
  • Option to gain CIPD membership
  • Develop professional excellence and personal confidence and capability
  • Become a member of the UK's largest community of apprentices
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