Apprenticeships & Traineeships

HR Senior People Professional Apprenticeship - Level 7

Course overview

The Level 7 Senior People Professional Apprenticeship standard includes the embedded qualification Chartered Institute of Personnel Development (CIPD) Advanced Diploma in People Management, which is equivalent to post graduate certificate.

This programme seeks to implement the Senior People Professional Apprenticeship Level 7 Standard, approved by the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) and is suitable for people in a role where they can demonstrate they improve people practices in organisations in order to drive organisational performance and effectiveness.

Senior People Professionals are the in-house experts in people, work and change. They champion the people agenda to create working environments and cultures that help get the best out of people, delivering great organisational outcomes.

In their daily work, an employee in this occupation interacts with a range of stakeholders across their organisation, creating medium to long-term value for a wide audience. In larger organisations, they may be part of a wider specialist team.

In smaller organisations, they might be solely responsible for the entire people agenda and report directly to the organisation lead. At this level, Senior People Professionals are ambassadors for their organisations and will typically have wide-ranging networks and need to interact with a wide range of internal and external senior stakeholders.

Senior People Practitioners have to keep up to date with relevant legislation and regulation and make timely interventions to ensure their organisation’s relations with its people are effective and compliant.

Senior People Professionals may specialise in either Human Resources (HR), Learning and Development (L&D) or Organisation Development (OD).

Entry requirements

Grade 4 or above GCSE in maths and English / Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English. Suitable Job role to implement all knowledge, skills and behaviours within job role

How will I be assessed?

The EPA for Level 7 Senior People Professional consists of:

1. Portfolio of Evidence
2. Portfolio based professional discussion
3. Project proposal, presentation and questioning