Human Resources

Develop professional practice, learn about employment law, and find out more about the HR sector.

Want to get started in HR? Already a HR professional looking to elevate your career?

Choose from our CIPD-approved programmes, ranging from Level 3 to Level 7. You’ll get a personal facilitator at every level, and assistance from expert programme advisers. For managers, we also have a selection of free short programmes which give you the essential HR regulatory knowledge and skills to help you become a great people manager. What’s more, you will get 24/7 access to the award-winning DPG Community. Our online community is a massive database full of cutting-edge content from HR professionals, and gives you access to thousands of professionals within the field. Have a look at our programmes below -- we would love to help you develop your career! All of our programmes are also available for group bookings of 6 people and over.

  • CIPD Qualifications
  • Employment Law Award
  • Toolkits for Managers
  • DPG Community

CIPD Qualifications

Level 3 in HR Practice - Certificate/Diploma

This programme is right for you if you’re:

  • new to Human Resources
  • an existing HR Administrator/Officer looking to progress
  • looking for expert advice along the way

You’ll get valuable and practical insights into key HR areas, including HR principals, resourcing talent, and managing employment relations. In short – all you need to start your HR career.

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Level 5 in HR Management - Certificate/Diploma

This programme is right for you if you’re:

  • an aspiring or existing HR Manager/Business Partner 
  • looking to further your knowledge of HR
  • looking for the next step in your career

You’ll gain the knowledge and skills to be an HR manager in today’s workplace and a deeper understanding of the HR function. By the end of the course, you’ll be better prepared for challenges you may face in the industry.

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Level 7 in HR Management - Certificate/Diploma

This programme is right for you if you’re:

  • involved in implementing HR strategies and policies
  • looking to progress to a senior HR role
  • looking to gain Chartered membership of the CIPD

DPG is CIPD’s sole partner for flex-learning. With us, you can complete the full diploma in one go, or build it up via the Certificate or Award.

You’ll get valuable and practical insights into advanced HR areas, including people management and development, developing your skills for leadership, and writing reports aimed at persuading key stakeholders to change or adopt a policy/procedure.

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Employment Law Award

CIPD Level 7 Award in Employment Law

This programme is right for you if you’re:

  • Responsible for HR decision making in your organisation
  • Seeking professional development in HR

You’ll get the knowledge and skills needed to brief your company on the consequences of current and future developments in employment law.

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Toolkits for Managers

Human Resources Management: Short Programmes for Managers

HR manager or small business owner? We have some brilliant short programmes for you

Our short courses give you the essential HR regulatory knowledge and skills to help you become a great people manager.

Stuck for time? Don’t worry, the courses are online, self-paced, and each one can be completed in under 2 hours.

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DPG Community

DPG Community

Work alongside other professionals. Get access to tonnes of learning materials.

The DPG Community is a vibrant hub of social activity and information to help support your learning.

When you become a member of this free space, you’ll get 24/7 access to learning materials that relate to your specific programme and module.

You’ll also gain access to the knowledge of hundreds of professionals currently working in HR

through the DPG Community. This dynamic social space allows you to talk to other users 24/7 and contains tonnes of materials to support you on your journey!

Join our free Community today!

Average HR Salaries

Job RoleEntry SalaryAverage SalaryHighest SalaryCIPD QualificationAvailable Now?
HR Director£72,600£95,815£157,000Level 7tick
Head of HR£47,500£67,157£91,600Level 5 - 7tick
HR Manager£30,557£43,168£55,780Level 5tick
HR Advisor£21,296£27,772£34,248Level 3 – 5tick
HR Assistant£15,884£20,623£25,363Level 3tick


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