Simply put, the CIPD Level 7 qualification is the most prestigious qualification that can be attained as an HR or L&D professional, and gives you the skills and knowledge to succeed in your HR career.
What is the CIPD Level 7 Qualification?
The CIPD Level 7 Advanced Diploma in Strategic People Management provides you with deep insights into key areas of Human Resources and People Management. This means you develop your own comprehensive knowledge to the highest levels, but also improves all your planning, interpersonal, and analytical skills within the HR function.
The Level 7 qualification is an Advanced Diploma that’s equivalent to a Postgraduate or Master degree. And, once you’ve earned your qualification and has been successfully completed, students can apply for the Chartered CIPD membership.
CIPD 7 in the Workplace
Recognised by employers as a global standard of excellence, the CIPD Level 7 Advanced Diploma is seen as an incredible commitment to developing your future. It also demonstrates excellent strategic knowledge and ethical practice needed for senior strategic HR or L&D roles. Trust us – it looks great on your resume/CV!
CIPD Level 7 has now become an essential requirement for most senior people profession jobs and a key hiring criteria by employers. The Level 7 qualifications are up to date, relevant, contextual and have the most relevant topics in HR and L&D. Based on the Profession Map, the core and specialist units set the international benchmark for the People Management profession.
How long is the CIPD Qualification?
Structured over a 14-month period, the Level 7 qualifications give students an in depth understanding of across a wide range of subjects. Oakwood’s program offers continuous support from tutors across each unit, and, with our diverse student base, the opportunities for learning and networking are far-reaching and wide.
Is the CIPD Level 7 qualification for me?
The CIPD Level 7 Advanced Diploma is perfect for you if:
- You want to reach the highest level as a people professional
- You have significant strategic HR experience, or an HR degree
- You have previously completed the CIPD Level 3 or 5 qualification, and can show strategic growth as an HR professional
- You’re currently working or working towards growing into a senior-level HR position
- Or you’d like to help design HR strategies and policies in your organisation
How will I be assessed?
When studying for the Level 7 qualification with Oakwood, a research paper is required to be completed for each module of study. This paper will be marked by our assessors and also moderated by the CIPD. The program will will cover four core units, three specialist topics, and one optional unit. For additional support, students also have access to well as numerous learning resources that can be accessed through Oakwood’s Student HUB.
We hope this has helped given you all the info you need!
We’re currently accepting applications for our November Level 7 cohort! Download your free brochure and get started today with a 100% tutor-led, live and online CIPD Level 7 qualification.