Level 3 CIPD Foundation in L&D

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If you are looking for a solid foundation to kick start your career within learning and development management then the Level 3 CIPD Foundation in L&D qualification is an ideal solution for you!

This internationally recognised CIPD qualification offers students the opportunity to gain an award equivalent to that of A-level status.  Furthermore, this foundation qualification opens the door for students to gain entry onto the CIPD associate membership.

Other options include CIPD Competency Route.


Duration: 4 weeks

Structure: 1 module – 8 options

Results: Achieve
CIPD awards

Total price:
£400 – £550


Duration: 6 – 8 months

Structure: 6 modules

Results: Achieve CIPD
Associate membership

Fees: £114 / month
Deposit: £228
Total price: £2,280


Duration: 8 – 10 months

Structure: 8 modules

Results: Achieve CIPD
Associate membership

Fees: £146 / month
Deposit: £292
Total price: £2,920

  • The tutor was amazing, really lifted my confidence levels! Samson was excellent at reassuring me that the course is suitable for me. Would definitely recommend the CIPD Level 3 in L&D to anyone.

    Nisha Desai
    Acacia CIPD Level 3 L&D Student
  • I have not studied for many, many years. I’m a fair bit older than the other students but this has not mattered at all.

    Denise Mervish
    Student CIPD
  • I am certainly much better informed of practice, theory and legislation. This has meant I’m much more confident at work.

    Sophie Parsell
    Student CIPD

Course Details

All students entering onto the Level 3 CIPD Foundation in L&D can expect the following support from Acacia Learning:
– Resourceful and experienced tutors.
– Fun, friendly, engaging seminars and flexible tutorials.
– Course CIPD textbook will be included with this course.
– On-line access to tutor resources available around the clock.
– A varied choice of how you wish to study with evening and weekend options.

*All students will have to make it their own responsibility to apply for a CIPD membership which is a pre-requisite for taking this course. Acacia Learning does not provide membership as part of the course fees, therefore students will have to apply for this separately.

Level 3 CIPD Foundation in L&D Course Programme

– Tutorials and workshops based in Forest Hill, London SE23 3HG
– Weekend learning based course and flexible evenings offered.
– 1 to 1 support from a senior tutor through our competency route.

Advantages of undertaking Level 3 CIPD Foundation in L&D

There are many advantages to taking that first step on the ladder of working towards your professional Level 3 CIPD Foundation in L&D. These internationally recognised qualifications will not only propel your learning and career progression in the field of L&D however boost your confidence by learning new ways to lead and develop a team utilising industry best practice techniques.

The benefits are endless however if you are currently:

Managing a team or leading an important function of an organisation, the skills and knowledge attained on this course will aid in helping you combat any type of situation that could arise within the workplace.

How is this course assessed?

Each time a student completes a module, an assessment will be taken to ensure the student has learned and understood the fundamentals and can apply methods of best practice. For this reason, there will be an assessment after each module which will be marked by your CIPD accredited tutor.

At Acacia Learning we provide all our students with plenty of preparation and support to ensure they are fully confident when taking the assessments.

Course Outline

  • To gain a foundation accredited award in Level 3 CIPD Foundation in L&D:  Participants can choose to study modules individually.
  • To attain a Certificate award in Level 3 CIPD Foundation in L&D: Students must complete six modules.
  • To gain the full Level 3 CIPD Foundation Diploma in Learning and Development Practice:  Candidates will have to complete the full 8 modules.


Level 3 CIPD Learning and Development Awards / Modules and Price (VAT inclusive)

Supporting Individual Learning Through Coaching and Mentoring £550
Identifying Learning and Development Needs £400
Designing Learning and Development Activities £400
Delivering Learning and Development Activities £550
Evaluating Learning and Development Activities £400
Becoming an Effective Learning and Development Practitioner £400
Learning and Development and the Organisation £400
Using Technology to Facilitate Learning £400

Super Savings Deal! 

If you sign up to do our full Level 3 CIPD Diploma in Learning and Development, you will benefit by saving £580 off the course overall, rather than paying individually for modules.

Please contact us today to find out more. Interest-free pay monthly plans available.


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Why study CIPD?

CIPD qualifications are highly valued by employers and will equip you with essential sector knowledge and skills. Completing a Certificate or Diploma with us means you will join 150,000 worldwide CIPD members and be awarded CIPD Associate membership status which will:

  • Allow you to use Assoc CIPD after your name
  • Enhance your career prospects and earning potential
  • Show your commitment to high standards and ethical compliance
  • Support your organisation through exclusive access to a community of HR professionals, resources and development tools.

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Where are we?

Acacia Learning Ltd
26 Havelock Walk
SE23 3HG
United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0) 208 239 1323


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