Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development
What CIPD qualifications are available?
The CIPD are always researching the needs of people and organisations, offering the very latest solutions in an ever-changing world. There are five qualifications across three levels to choose from, each designed to meet your needs.
There is just one qualification at foundation level and it covers both people management and L&D:
There is a choice of two qualifications at the associate level:
There is a choice of two qualifications at the advanced level:
What are the different levels of CIPD membership?
Student member - The entry level membership for when you are studying for a CIPD qualification.
Foundation member - For level 3 Foundation Certificate in People Practice graduates.
Associate member - For level 5 & Level 7 CIPD Qualification graduates.
Chartered member - For level 7 CIPD qualification graduates working strategically and operationally in senior roles.
Chartered fellow - For level 7 CIPD qualification graduates working in the people profession. This level is for those who are combining strategic insight and people expertise with commercial acumen in senior roles.
Experience assessment routes available for Associate members, Chartered members and Chartered fellows.