The Certificate in Human Resource Practice (CHRP) is a foundation-level programme awarded by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD).
Whether you're just starting out in HR or looking to take your career to the next level, this course will give you the knowledge and skills you need to succeed. What's more, it also offers you professional recognition through membership of CIPD.
In a highly competitive market, employers recognise that employees with the right skills, experience and knowledge are essential to the success of their businesses.
See the website http://www.lsbu.ac.uk/courses/course-finder/human-resource-practice-cipd
The Units covered on the course are designed to enable participants to develop and update a range of skills and knowledge required in the practice of human resource management and to provide them with an understanding and appreciation of the role and range of activities undertaken by human resource management professionals
- Developing yourself as an effective human resources practitioner
- Understanding organisations and the role of human resources
- Recording, analysing and using human resources information
- Supporting good practice in managing employment relations
- Resourcing talent
- Delivering learning and development activities
These modules cover crucial areas and give a practical understanding of the behaviour of people within organisations and an appreciation of the scope and nature of human resources.
Students who successfully complete this Certificate in Human Resource Practice (CHRP) can progress into human resource management and related disciplines. You could rise to middle and even senior management positions upon attainment of further qualifications and experience.
For those wishing to progress onto LSBU's MSc Human Resource Management, but who do not meet the standard LSBU entry requirements to apply in their own right, there is a non-standard entry route which can be accessed by Certificate in Human Resource Practice (CHRP) students.
LSBU Employability Services
LSBU is committed to supporting you develop your employability and succeed in getting a job after you have graduated. Your qualification will certainly help, but in a competitive market you also need to work on your employability, and on your career search. Our Employability Service will support you in developing your skills, finding a job, interview techniques, work experience or an internship, and will help you assess what you need to do to get the job you want at the end of your course. LSBU offers a comprehensive Employability Service, with a range of initiatives to complement your studies, including:
- direct engagement from employers who come in to interview and talk to students
- Job Shop and on-campus recruitment agencies to help your job search
- mentoring and work shadowing schemes.
The Certificate in Human Resource Practice (CHRP) is awarded by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). Students undertaking this qualification are entitled to apply for Associate member status either during their studies or at a later date depending on the evidence that they are able to produce to meet the CIPD Activity and Behaviour Criteria as set out in the CIPD Membership Pathway booklet, a copy of which will be given to each student and discussed at the course induction.
Centre of Excellence status is the IoEE’s (Institute of Enterprise and Entrepreneurs) flagship organisational accreditation for organisations that promote and deliver enterprise skills development – and is in recognition of the School’s entrepreneurial culture and leading-edge practice.