Certificate in Human Resources Practice (CIPD) / Acmhainní Daonna

Applicants must either work currently in a people management situation or have regular access to an organisation to undertake work-based assignments to successfully complete the programme. 

  • On this basis a short copy of a current CV should accompany your application.

There are no formal educational requirements; however, it is essential that all candidates have competence in spoken and written English.

This qualification is aimed at those:

  • New to HR or those aspiring to a career in the area
  • Working in HR in support roles who wish to further their career with a professional qualification
  • Line manager, supervisor or team leader roles who wish to develop their knowledge and skills

The Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development (CIPD) is the lead professional body in the advancement of human resource management practice.

Acquiring the CIPD Foundation Certificate in Human Resource Practice qualification is therefore a fundamental step in the recognition and emergence of your career in Human Resource Management.

Students will be assigned a personal tutor to provide advice and support throughout the programme; will have access to a dedicated web-based site; & will have available core texts, reference materials and comprehensive notes to support their studies.

Semester 1

  • Effective Human Resource Practitioner
  • Understanding Organisations & the Role of Human Resources
  • Resourcing Talent

Semester 2

  • Human Resource Information Systems
  • Managing Employee Relations
  • Performance & Reward Management

1 Evening per week over 2 semesters per year & 2 Saturday Workshops

  • Applications are now closed


For queries on the application process please contact:



Or call the Lifelong Learning Team on:

01-404 2101

Students can also choose to progress onto the Diploma in Human Resources (CIPD) at TU Dublin Tallaght .

TU Code





Certificate in Human Resources Practice (CIPD)


1 year

Course Type


Mode of Study

Part Time

Method of Delivery


Commencement Date

September 2020





Fees (Non-EU)


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