CIPD Human Resources Qualifications

The CIPD is the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development. It’s the UK awarding body for HR qualifications and a global standard of accreditation.

People Studying CIPD Courses

Over 13,000 students worldwide join CIPD programmes each year to:

Enhance their knowledge on best practice HR

Significantly increase their earning potential

Boost their career opportunities in multiple industries

Learn new skills to better their professional lives

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About our CIPD Qualifications

Oakwood has delivered CIPD training and development to thousands of students across the Middle East since 2001, training across the MENA region in locations such as Abu Dhabi, Oman, Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar and The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Libya and Egypt. All our HR courses teach the most up-to-date qualifications, and are completely accredited by the CIPD. Oakwood were also the first training provider in the UAE with KHDA-approval. We currently offer CIPD Levels, 3, 5 and 7.

Available CIPD Courses:


Study Online or Face to Face

We have limited spaces available for our brand new face-to-face qualifications 2022, now restarted for CIPD Levels 3 and 5.

The rest of Oakwood’s qualifications and programmes are currently online. Our online qualifications are interactive, live virtual classrooms that enable you to get a CIPD qualification from the comfort of your own home or office. Currently we are offering CIPD Level 3 and 5 and 7 qualifications online.

International Student Support

Via our offices in Dubai and London able to offer unparalleled support to our students across the Middle East, North Africa, and Europe. Our Student Support Team provides 24/7 support and in-depth assignment feedback to students via our online Student Portal.

We support you not only throughout your qualification but as an Oakwood alumni.

What our students say...

The trainers are very experienced and it was a very dynamic experience, with two-way communication and everyone was paying the full attention and the participation was extremely high compared to the other training courses I have attended.

Abdullah Al Eisa

Martin was very dedicated to ensuring all delegates had a good understanding of all the material/learning. He was highly engaging and provided interesting case studies from his own experience and learning. Martin is culturally sensitive and considerate.

Ahman Singh

Les Jones – He is the best trainer I have ever had. He brought his vast experience to the training room every day.

Cohort HRM12D

Overall it was excellent and everything was perfect. The trainers are knowledgeable, excellent and supportive to clarify all concepts.

Zohaib Ahmad

I really enjoyed the course and have been impressed with the level of influence my achievement has given me. I have been able to contribute to key meetings with clear and relevant research which has given me confidence and credibility.’


The team is very supportive and reply to emails very quickly. They answered all of my online questions with regard to the assignments. Please pass on my thanks.

Halfa Abdul

The trainer had a wonderful way of delivering the goals of the course and it was a great experience.

Cohort HRP46D

Oakwood International has a strong reputation and has a good approach of bringing diversity of students in their classes. We get to interact and network with students from other organisations.

Hind Al Hosani, HRBP, Etihad Airlines

My CIPD Level 5 qualification has given me a critical insight into strategic HR and equipped me to discuss matters that have a direct impact on employees across the business. Oakwood’s programme materials are extensive and I received valuable support to complete my assignments.

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Oakwood was excellent in explaining concepts and was very clear and to the point. He could transfer knowledge easily and also supported this knowledge by using examples. Many thanks to him.

Cohort HRM7OM

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