1st Edition

How to Pass Your CIPD Qualification

By Kay Maddox-Daines Copyright 2023
    182 Pages 3 B/W Illustrations
    by Routledge

    How to Pass Your CIPD Qualification is a concise practical, skills-based guide to getting the most out of your CIPD study programme. The step-by-step approach, and extensive knowledge of the author helps the reader plan their study and boost their chances of passing their assessments first time. The author draws on their wealth of experience working with CIPD students to help students decide on the best path for them, as well as how to get the most out of learning whether online or face-to-face.

    The book provides study tips on how to get started and walks the readers through the assessments at levels 3, 5 and 7. It includes chapters on referencing technique and academic writing, as well as a selection of tutor feedback to provide support in passing assignments. This is an essential guide for students undertaking CIPD assessments.

    *This book is not affiliated by or endorsed by the CIPD

    Contents Page

    Chapter 1: Getting qualified

    Chapter 2: Choosing where to study

    Chapter 3: Academic study skills

    Chapter 4: Studying at level 3 – CIPD Foundation Level Certificate

    Chapter 5: Studying at level 5 – CIPD Associate level Diploma

    Chapter 6: Studying at level 7 – CIPD Advanced level Diploma

    Chapter 7: Continuing Professional Development

    Chapter 8: Referencing


    Kay Maddox-Daines has worked in higher education and professional development for over 20 years. She has taught, assessed, quality assured and managed CIPD programmes. Something of a ‘pracademic’, Kay balances her research and teaching with consultancy in order to keep abreast of rapid changes in the people profession. Kay is a Visiting Fellow at the University of Suffolk, Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, Fellow of the Staff and Education Association and a Registered Career Development Professional with the UK Career Development Institute.