CIPD Intermediate Diploma in Learning & Development




Prove your professional credibility and update your Learning and Development (L&D) knowledge with the CIPD Intermediate Diploma in Learning and Development. Gain the tools and skills you need to transform your L&D function and position yourself as a forward thinking L&D professional.


CIPD Training and Home Learning College are delighted to announce the launch of an exciting new range of intermediate level Learning and Development qualification programmes.

The first L&D qualifications to be entirely delivered online, you will experience learning through social and collaborative techniques and technology, and gain the confidence to apply this to your own organisation. These cutting-edge programmes bring together the very latest thinking from the CIPD and expert L&D practitioners. You will gain the skills and knowledge you need to transform your L&D function, influence strategic decisions and position yourself as a forward-thinking L&D professional.

What will the Level 5 Diploma in L&D enable me to do?

Acquire the very latest L&D knowledge and skills
Enhance your career progression and earning potential
Prove your credibility
Get professional membership of the CIPD on completion
Add value at work.
Why choose CIPD in partnership with Home Learning College?

CIPD Training and Home Learning College are two of the UK’s leading providers of CIPD qualifications in the UK. Benefit from the L&D expertise, with the world class support and digital learning delivery from Home Learning College.


The CIPD Level 5 Diploma in Learning and Development is aimed at more experienced L&D professionals. You will cover a wide range of L&D subjects equipping you with extensive breadth of L&D knowledge and skills. The course is 18 months long, made up from 7 units, 5 are mandatory and 2 will be selected by you from a range of optional units.

Assessment of the qualification is continuous; each eight week unit is assessed at the end by work-based assignments.

Choose from a range of new and innovative L&D topics

The five mandatory units on our Diploma programme are:

Designing and developing digital and blended learning solutions
Developing professional practice in L&D
Evaluating L&D provision in a knowledge economy
Understanding the context of L&D
Using information, metrics and developing business cases for L&D
You can then choose 2 out of 4 units, to focus on the areas most relevant to your role:

Developing leadership and management skills
Enhancing participant engagement in the learning process
Facilitating collective and social learning
Managing the L&D business function
You will also get FREE access to our unique Future of Learning unit throughout your studies; a unique hub of content keeping you up to date with the latest trends and research from the L&D industry.
Certificate programme – CIPD in partnership with Home Learning College also provide the Level 5 Certificate in L&D – please contact us to find out more.

Course Snapshot

Level 5 qualification – comparable to an undergraduate degree
Accredited by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)
Seven units with seven tutor-marked assignments
No face-to-face workshops or exams
Approximately 210 guided study hours over approximate 18 month period
Regular online live classes with your tutor, specialist webinars with subject experts
Flexible payment options available.


You have to have experience working in the HR or professional development sector and have a level 3 qualification.



  • Location: Online
  • Telephone: 0333 443 2964
  • Residential: No
  • Course Title: CIPD Intermediate Diploma in Learning & Development
  • Duration: 0 Days
  • Cost: £4250 (Ex VAT)
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