The ultimate digital learning experience starts here

  • Get up to 25% off on your course* when you enrol this month!
  • Get the skills essential to any HR or L&D career
  • Achieve the global industry standard with a CIPD qualification
  • Boost your status, prospects and earning potential
  • Learn online, on your own terms
  • Access content created only for this course by CIPD experts
  • Spread the cost over 12 months interest free*

AVADO is CIPD Enterprises' only official partner for online qualifications in HR and L&D. Our award-winning qualifications put your needs first and take you where you want to go in your career.

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Flexibility: “Completing my CIPD course online gives me the flexibility to work and learn at the same time.”



Confidence: “This qualification has given me the tools and insights I need and more confidence in my own ability.”



Easy to navigate:“The online campus is really good; easy to navigate and content is really easy to digest.”


Why choose us?

Official partnership

CIPD Enterprises has exclusively partnered with AVADO to offer you an exciting range of online qualification programmes, bringing together expertise in HR and L&D practice with the very best in digital learning design and delivery.

Co-designed with CIPD Experts

From our extensive research we know what great HR and L&D looks like. Together, we’re developing programmes that reflect this, equipping you to succeed.

What do we offer?

Internationally accessible

Our online qualifications are internationally recognised and designed for HR and L&D professionals across the world in all sectors and organisations.

Gain the confidence, skills and tools you need to transform your HR or L&D function. Influence decisions and position yourself as a forward-thinking HR or L&D professional.

How will I learn?

Location no longer an issue

If you need the flexibility to study where and when you want, online learning is the ideal option. Everything you need to be successful is online including:

  • Regular live, tailored classes with expert practitioners and specialists
  • Inspiring sources including videos, animations, infographics and podcasts
  • Online assessments – no exams!
  • Social and collaborative learning through forums and group projects

AVADO is CIPD Enterprises' official partner in online learning. We offer you an exciting range of online qualification programmes, bringing together expertise in HR and L&D practice with the very best in digital learning design and delivery.

Our tailored online courses have been specifically designed to enable you to achieve the success you deserve.

  • Accelerate your career with access to cutting edge content, co-designed with CIPD’s own HR and L&D experts
  • Your location is not an issue – study where you want, when you want, giving you the ultimate flexibility
  • No mandatory workshops – saving you time and money
  • Start immediately – monthly starts mean there is no need to delay
  • Experience cutting edge digital learning techniques that you can apply in your role
  • Be supported every step of the way with second-to-none support
  • Make an immediate impact in your organisation with practical, real-world focused skills
  • Choose from a number of flexible payment plans including 0% finance for 12 months*, and pay one inclusive price.
“Having a mix of live class webinars, online learning and own research works perfectly for me. It’s also great to build relationships with fellow learners in my programme. By working and learning at the same time, I’ve found that I’m immediately putting into practice what I’m learning.” 

Gemma Taylor, L&D Level 5 student

We offer internationally recognised, online HR and L&D qualifications designed and delivered by CIPD Enterprises in partnership with AVADO. This official partnership gives you the re-assurance that you are getting a truly superb online learning experience.

If you’re looking to progress your career, develop the most up-to-date expertise and gain a professional qualification, we have the right programme for you.

Human Resources Qualifications
  • CIPD Level 3 Foundation Certificate in Human Resource Practice
  • CIPD Level 5 Intermediate Certificate in Human Resource Management
  • CIPD Level 5 Intermediate Diploma in Human Resource Management
L&D Qualifications
  • CIPD Level 5 Certificate in Learning and Development
  • CIPD Level 5 Diploma in Learning and Development
  • CIPD Level 5 Individual Awards in Learning and Development
L&D Professional Development

The Future of Learning – the L&D Professional Development Hub

A hub of innovative, bite-sized learning resources, community, debates and expert insights, ideal for qualified L&D professionals wanting to keep up-to-date with the latest trends and thinking.

Contact us to find out which programme is right for you on 020 3911 3383.

“This partnership between CIPD and AVADO is both energising and exciting. We provide a rich and creative learning experience, with the very best of social collaboration, which enables you to be innovative and highly effective in today’s changing business environment.” 

Andy Lancaster, Head of L&D Content - CIPD

You are supported every step of the way by your personal tutor, community manager and online learning community. Learning in groups with like-minded peers means you are also able to develop and extend your professional network, all from your own location.

Our mobile enabled virtual learning campus is the centre for all your learning resources, including:

  • Regular webinars and live online events with expert practitioners and your tutor
  • Rich learning sources including videos, animations, infographics and podcasts
  • Knowledge sharing and collaborative learning through forums and group tasks
  • Ability to track your own learning progress
  • Mobile optimised for learning on the move!

Choose AVADO, CIPD Enterprises' official online learning partner

AVADO is CIPD Enterprises' only official partner for online qualifications in L&D and HR and together we won Best Training Partnership at the Training Journal Awards 2016. Benefit from the expertise and cutting edge content of CIPD Enterprises, with the world class support and digital learning delivery from AVADO.

The CIPD is the professional body for HR and people development and has over 140,000 members internationally. AVADO is the UK's largest distance learning provider for professional qualifications, with an active online community of over 20,000 learners.

*Book your HR or L&D Qualification and spread the cost over 12 monthly payments, interest-free. A representative example for CIPD Foundation Certificate in HR Practice: Loan £2,445.00 over 12 months with 12 monthly payments of £203.75. The total amount repayable will be £2,595.00 which includes a deposit of £150.00. Click here for more representative examples and for full terms and conditions.