CIPD Foundation Workshops

We deliver our workshops at a variety of locations in London, Exeter, Swindon and Petersfield.  Many students find it helpful to meet and network with their peer learners and the trainers on these occasions, and all hospitality is provided free of charge on the day.

Introductory Workshop

This one-day workshop provides an introduction to the course. You will gain the following:

  • Overview of the qualification
  • Understanding of how you can meet the learning outcomes
  • Knowledge of the resources available to support you as a candidate
  • Knowledge of how to use Online Learning Centre
  • Understanding of the CIPD’s HR Profession Map
  • Evidence towards the learning outcomes in two of the core units

At the workshop we focus on two of the core units and you will make a start on gathering data for all of these, as well as making a flying start on your course by experiencing your first assessment activity. You will also have an opportunity to meet and network with other learners.

3RTO – Resourcing Talent

The objectives of this one-day workshop are to gain an understanding of how to attract talented individuals, the different recruitment and selection methods and channels available, and how to identify when it is appropriate to use them.

Practical activities include:

  • Developing a job description and person specification for an identified role
  • Using selection criteria to short-list candidate applications for interview
  • Participating in a selection interview and the consequent decision-making process

You will also gain an understanding of the relevant legislation.

Several of the learning outcomes for this unit are covered by attendance at this workshop.

3DCS – Developing Coaching Skills for the Workplace

This is a combined workshop for students working on both Foundation and Intermediate qualifications.  The objectives of this half-day workshop are to gain an understanding of:

  • The differences between coaching and mentoring and other training intervention
  • The stages of the coaching process
  • Different coaching models and tools
  • The benefits of coaching for individuals and organisations

The workshop includes a practical session where you are encouraged to “have a go” at and/or observe a coaching session.

50% of the learning outcomes for this unit are covered by attendance at this workshop.

3SCO – Supporting Change within Organisations

The objectives of this half-day workshop are to gain an understanding of:

  • Why organisations need to change and the impact on an organisation’s business
  • Major change models
  • The impact of change on employees

50% of the learning outcomes for this unit are covered by attendance at this workshop.