About CIPD Training

CIPD Training is one of the UK's largest providers of HR and L&D training for businesses and individuals. We offer learning solutions that enable HR and L&D practitioners, HR and L&D departments, and line managers across the organisation, to build their capability, and thus drive the performance of their organisation through great people management and development practices. More reasons to choose CIPD Training.

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Why choose us?

CIPD Training is uniquely placed to design and deliver learning and development solutions that enable you and your people to acquire the knowledge and skills essential in the world of work today. We know what great HR and L&D looks like, and what professionals need to know, do and deliver to succeed, and we’re developing and delivering programmes that reflect this.

We really do understand how training works, and we’re experts in designing and delivering programmes that provide the tools and motivation to make change happen. Our tutors are expert practitioners with years of hands-on experience and proven ability to facilitate great learning.

As part of the CIPD, we don’t have shareholders, so all the profit we make is re-invested to enable us to work with you and the profession to further champion better work and working lives.

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UK’s most comprehensive range of HR and L&D programmes

As a training provider, we offer one the UK’s most comprehensive range of HR and L&D programmes. We also deliver courses in leadership, management, business skills and personal effectiveness.View our range of training topics

Achieve your CIPD qualification with us

Our programmes enable you to progress in your chosen HR or L&D specialism, achieve a high level of competence, and gain CIPD professional membership. These foundation and intermediate level qualification programmes are delivered online, in partnership with AVADO. Our award-winning online programmes combine cutting-edge content from CIPD experts with exceptional digital learning techniques.

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CIPD qualifications validated by other awarding bodies

We also offer a range of specialist qualifications accredited by other awarding bodies, in areas such as talent management, psychology, OD, coaching, employment law and reward.

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Fast-track qualification programmes

We recognise that it’s not always easy to fit study around your work and personal commitments. So we’ve developed a range of fast-track options for those who are strapped for time and wish to complete a qualification in a shorter period of time. The face-to-face elements are delivered in intensive blocks of time, in some cases just one week.

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Over 70 short courses

Our short courses cover every aspect of HR, L&D and all their specialism’s. With over 70 to choose from, there’s unparalleled choice!

They are designed to help you, and the people in your organisation, gain the knowledge and skills needed in today’s business environment. Whether you’re starting out and need an introduction to a subject, or have taken on a new project or new role and need to build your knowledge and skills in a specialist area, we have the course for you.

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CIMA Short Courses

We’ve teamed up with the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) to offer a selection of their business and finance-based courses. This is all part of our efforts, in partnership with CIMA, to close the gap between our profession and the finance profession, and to provide access to recognised training programmes to build financial management and commercial skills and understanding.

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In-house training

All course and qualification programmes from CIPD Training can be delivered in-house for a group of people in your organisation. We can run them as they currently feature, or tailor them to suit your particular requirements. We can also work with you to identify, develop and deliver a solution from scratch that meets your particular business needs and learning goals.

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Where we deliver

We deliver our publicly run open course and qualification programmes at locations around the UK. Our most popular programmes run in London, Manchester, Birmingham, Edinburgh and Cardiff. Use the search function on the CIPD's own learning delivery arm home page to find programmes in the location you’re looking for.

We also work with local agents in countries around the world to run a range of open programmes.

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Our in-house training programmes are delivered at your premises, or the premises of your choice!

About the CIPD

The CIPD is the leading professional body for those working in HR and development.

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