The learning professional course

Gaining a formal qualification for the first time, or returning to education after a break can be a daunting experience, and this course is aims to prepare learners for higher education.

The learning professional course prepares learners for higher education at a strategic level by managing their expectations and making them aware of the learning journey they are about to embark on.

Part of the content being learning psychology and involves psychometric testing relating to personal and professional development, enabling learners to develop learning strategies. As an added bonus, the experience will also provide skills to compliment your day job but in particular help with your tutor role and being aware of learners in your charge.

Who is this certificate aimed at?

Aimed at payroll or pensions managers, directors, consultants and specialists who are looking to enrol on a higher education course and want to be prepare themselves for what to expect.

This course improves your chances of success when enrolling on the CIPP’s BA (Hons) in Applied Business and Management and the MSc in Business and Reward Management.

What will I learn?

While industry experience is invaluable when working in payroll, pensions or reward; studying at a higher education level requires additional skills that can be problematic for those not used to, or out of practice with, studying for a formal qualification.

The aim of this course is to prepare learners for higher education, at a strategic level, by managing expectations and making them aware of the learning journey they are about to embark on.

This course is recommend to enable you to have a head start, there is no obligation to take your studies further and you can bank the experience for a later date.

How much does this cost?

CIPP members and non members: £95 + VAT

Progression

From this certificate, students can then proceed to do the BA (Hons) in Applied Business and Management then the MSc in Business and Reward Management.

Learners will be under no obligation to enrol onto the BA or the MSc, as they may discover they are not ready at this time but will prepare them for the future.