Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) : Advanced Diploma in Strategic Learning and Development

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Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) : Advanced Diploma in Strategic Learning and Development

Who is this course for?

This qualification galvanises learners with a depth and breadth of understanding of people practice and management to furnish them with insight and strategy development skills required to operate and lead in an organisational setting at this level.


What are the entry requirements for the course?

There are no formal entry requirements; however, students are required to attend a pre-course interview before enrolment to ensure that this qualification is appropriate for the learner.

This qualification further extends the disciplines and scope learned in the CIPD Level 5 Associate Diploma in People Management and is aimed at intensifying learners’ autonomy and judgement so that they can strategically lead and direct organisations and their people. It offers the opportunity for learners to influence people practitioners and organisations.


How long is this course?

The programme is run over 14 months at Highlands Professional Studies Centre

The start date of this course is September 2024 


What Qualification will I gain?

Upon successful completion of all 8 modules you will be awarded theCIPD Level Advanced Diploma in Strategic Learning and Development


How is the course assessed?

A combination of practical and written assignments.

All assessments for this qualification are criterion referenced, based on the achievement of specific outcomes. The assessments are employer driven and aimed at real scenarios that the learner may encounter in their future career.

To achieve a Pass for this qualification, a learner must have satisfied all the assessment criteria for each core unit.

Attendance to all workshops are compulsory.

Assignment submission dates are fixed and are non-negotiable.

We highly recommend that you compare all dates associated with each workshop carefully to ensure that your personal circumstances will enable you to fulfil the requirements of the course.


What does this course lead on to?

Following successful completion of the CIPD Level Advanced Diploma in Strategic Learning and Development, learners with relevant professional experience can apply for Chartered Membership. Further information can be located on the CIPD website


How much will it cost?

Course fee £6264 + GST


How can I find out more?

For further information please contact the Professional Studies Centre team by emailing:


Extra Info

Note: Course fees exclusive of CIPD subscription.

In addition to course fees students must register with CIPD (fees applicable) in order to receive their certificate from CIPD


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