CIPD Level 5 Diploma in HR

Hi All,

I can't believe I'm writing this as I feel a little embarresed but I joined DPG back in 2019 to start my course and as of yet I have completed the e-learning for DVP, prepped for the assessment but I can't bring myself to start the actual assignment. 

I feel like I need to just restart again as it has been so long, lots of drastic changes have happened in my life since november 2019 and I think I could really do with a support network with people in the same boat to finally start and fingers crossed complete this course. 

I've just started a new job and have a 6 month old to work around but I'm really determined to make it work this time. 

Also, I've been out of education a few years and I think I'm just a bit worried about actually writing the assessments. 

If anyone has recently started or has struggled to get past the first hurdle and wants to form a bit of a support/study group then please let me know. 

Thanks everyone, 



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  • Hi Hannah,

    I'm in a similar situation to yourself.  I started the course back in 2019, and struggled with the 1st assignment.  I have passed the second one, and now stuck on the third one.  With everything with Covid, I was then made redundant which demotivated me even more.

    I'm lucky to have a new job now, but with the contraints of work and home life balance I'm struggling to get myself motivated as well.  I would be interested in joining a support/study group as there are times that I feel having a group to bounce ideas of would help.




  • Hi Hannah,

    I joined the course in June 2020 and in a similar position to many others on this forum.
    I have passed DVP and HRF, waiting feedback for UIN and have corrections to make for CHR and EML.

    I would be keen to join the support group, I'm completing the diploma and working on my referred modules now before tackling RMT, RST and DER.

    I feel like I've caught myself up quite quickly and really started getting into it in August this year.

    • Hi Troy, were you added to the support group? Please would you be able to add me?

      • Hi Ella, I have been added yet. I've sent you a connection request. :)

  • Hello Hannah, 

    I joined in June 2019 as well and yet to complete my course too. I am also somehow trying to motivate myself and finish this course. 

    Can you please add me in this group too? So it will be motivating having each other and discussing our course together. 



  • I completed my DPG assignment in 2020 however have failed to complete another assignment since.. i feel that i have became slighly demotivated and dont know how to move forward. 

    Please can i be added to the study group also? i would apprecaite the oppertunity to speak to others on the course and get any hints / tips - my number is 07904978705.

    Kind Regards

  • I am also in the same boat :(

    Started CIPD Level5 Diploma course in June 2020, not been able to concentrate on my course due to some unavoidable professonal and personal reasons. I too recently chnaged my job in June 2021 and now trying to go back to my course. Please add me as well to the group, I greatly appreciate it... My number is 07448654130. 


    Thank you,


  • Hi Hannah 

    I too am in the same boat and would like to join a group.

    My number is 0741114249 please add me.

    Thank you 


  • Hi Hannah

    I can't believe so many people are in the same boat! I started in Oct 2019 and haven't got very far. I'm happy to be added to a support whassap group :)

    • Hi Verity, I have added you as a connection, please DM me you number and I will add you to the group.

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