CIPD Certificate in Human Resource Practice

Type of Course
NFQ Level
Validated by
Start Date



18 weeks

Course Fees
€1550.00 (Part-Time)

How to Apply

Apply Online
Visit Dorset College
Request an Appointment with Programme Leader

Is for individuals who are…

Interested in achieving the CIPD Certificate in Human Resource Practice (CHRP) and gain the practical skills, knowledge, and understanding in the area of HR.

Excellent employment opportunities and the recognition from employers that this qualification is the standard that meet the needs of industry.

Looking for…

A Professional Qualification that will showcase your ability to have a real impact in the workplace and the essential skills to support the HR function with confidence.

A qualification that will enhance your career and promotional or academic opportunities.

To Become...

A HR Administrator
A HR Learning and Development Specialist
A HR Recruitment Executive
A HR Manager

Build Your Path To Success

01. Achieve a Professional

CIPD Qualification Dorset College is Accredited by CIPD so you can feel confident that this Certificate will provide the recognition you need to progress in your chosen field and with the opportunity to apply for Associate Membership of CIPD.

02. Great Career

Maximise your career potential as you grow in confidence in a student-centered learning environment. Learn about HR Practice and understand how HR activities support an organisation’s strategy and assist in the achievement of business objectives. Excellent career and academic opportunities.

03. Great Teachers

Learn from a team of highly qualified and industry experienced teachers who will provide you with the skills, knowledge, and competence required for a role in personnel practice.

04. Knowledge and Experience

Enrich your learning experience in a diverse learning community. A friendly welcoming student-centered learning environment with small class sizes and teachers who support, mentor and guide you in achieving your goals.

Programme Details

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry criteria for this programme. 

Please call us or visit the college and speak to a course coordinator who would be happy to explain the details of the course.


Start Date: 17/09/2019

End Date: 30/01/2020 

Evenings: Tuesday and Thursday and 2 Saturday workshops

Time: 18.30 to 21.30

Duration: 18 Weeks


A highly valued qualification with excellent career and academic benefits.

On successful completion of all assessments learners will be awarded the:

  • CIPD-Certificate in Human Resource Practice (CHRP) and may apply for Associate membership of the CIPD
  • This qualification is a Level 3 (equivalent to A Level) on the UK Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF). This is comparable to Level 5 on the NFQ in Ireland


Achieving CIPD CHRP certification is proof of your professional achievement, providing you with a solid credential leading to better job opportunities and a well-defined career path - progress to:

  • CIPD Diploma in Human Resource Management Level 5
  • (Equivalent to Level 7 on the NFQ)
  • Lean Six Sigma (Green Belt)
  • Supervisory Management and Leadership Level 6

Lecturer Profiles

Patricia O'Carroll

Patricia O'Carroll


Neville Kenny

Neville Kenny


Programme Fees


Additional Information

Registration fees to be paid directly to CIPD, post registration with Dorset College.

Application Process

A deposit of €350.00 is required to secure a place on this Course. The deposit or if you wish full payment of fees can be paid online. When we have received and reviewed your application the college will be in contact with you to discuss next steps.