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Who is it for? If you are an HR Manager looking to advance to the next level of your career, the CIPD Advanced Diploma is the qualification for you. You need to have managerial HR experience or the CIPD Intermediate Certificate and be comfortable studying at post-graduate level to qualify for this programme.
Qualification: CIPD Level 7 Advanced Diploma in Human Resource Management
Location: Online learning combined with 9 workshops (compulsory)
Start date: Ongoing
Duration: 24 month programme, recommend 10 hours per week

Sorry, we no longer offer the CIPD Level 7 Advanced Diploma in Human Resource Management.

Reach your potential with the CIPD Advanced Diploma in HR Management

The CIPD Level 7 Advanced Diploma in Human Resource Management, the most widely recognised professional qualification in its field and the pathway to CIPD Chartered Member status. 

By studying and successfully achieving a CIPD Level 7 Advanced qualification, you are demonstrating that you have the skills and drive to maximise your contribution to overall business performance and are committed to achieving the highest standard of professionalism in your career. This is the only qualification that will enable you to upgrade to Chartered Membership with the CIPD, pending your skills and experience. Not only that, but research has revealed that those with professional qualifications stand to earn £81,000 in additional earnings over a lifetime* and should you continue on your CIPD pathway you could take a job as a HR Director earning around £67,500**.

Home Learning College has trained thousands of Students through their CIPD qualifications and we are extremely proud of our 100% pass rate and being chosen as CIPD's exclusive digital learning partner for HR and L&D qualifications. Through our award-winning Virtual Learning Campus, experienced Tutors and unique Tutor Group Study method, we are ready to help you get to the next level in your HR career.

Studying your CIPD qualification online with Home Learning College allows you to progress through the course whenever and whenever suits you. Submit your details in the form to receive a course brochure.

How to gain the CIPD Level 7 Advanced Diploma in HR Management

You will progress through the CIPD Level 7 Advanced Diploma on our award winning VLC (Virtual Learning Campus); our online learning platform which lets you study on any internet-enabled device, wherever and whenever suits you. By learning online, you can fit gaining a professional CIPD qualification around work, family and other important commitments. This programme offers you a flexibility that is simply not available from traditional colleges.

The VLC is filled with a wide range of interactive resources and engaging content, designed to cater to all learning styles to give all you the best chance of success.  The programme includes videos, interactive quizzes, live online lectures – with Tutor and peer interaction, case studies and student forums. In addition, our free Career Management Hub offers you recent industry news, CV advice, interview simulators, expert video tips and recruitment help. 

Intermediate vs Advanced - CIPD Certifications

CIPD Certifications are awarded at three levels; Foundation, Intermediate and Advanced. Whether you begin at the Intermediate or Advanced level depends both on your previous experience and your professional goals. To identify which level of CIPD Certification is best suited to your needs, please refer to the course snapshot below, or talk to a Course Advisor for a full course consultation.

Intermediate Certificate Advanced Diploma
Level 5 qualification - comparable to studying at under-graduate degree standard Level 7 qualification - comparable to studying at post-graduate degree standard
12 month programme 24 month programme
Provides an in-depth and comprehensive examination of HR practice Will equip you with the skills to work as a senior HR Manager and provide value
Leads to HR job roles at mid-managerial level Leads to HR job roles at senior level
Leads to Associate Level Membership of the CIPD Leads to Chartered Membership of the CIPD

*CCPMO Economic Impact Report, December 2008
** Total Jobs Salary Checker, 2016