Unlocking potential in HR and Learning and Development

Develop the people potential within your people functions and drive a culture of learning that flows throughout your business.

Your development strategy starts with the people who are driving it

Skilled HR and Learning and Development (L&D) functions are the driving force behind creating a healthy and productive company culture that will see your organisation prosper.

Your people functions are at the core of your business. They support retention, talent management, and influence company decisions. The introduction of learning and development qualifications will help them to increase employee engagement, implement people policies and inspire your workforce.

Our HR and L&D apprenticeships, embedded with CIPD qualifications, are the vital tool for upskilling existing employees or recruiting new talent. Your teams will develop the transformative skills through training support and development to grow both themselves, and your organisation.

Our partners

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  • Choice Care Group
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  • Hilton
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Working with Lifetime

CIPD accredited

CIPD are the professional body for experts in people at work. Their qualifications are industry leading and complement our HR and learning and development apprenticeships by adding an additional level of expertise.

Industry-leading expertise

Our programmes have been built by top-level HR professionals, who have worked across many leading organisations to innovate people strategy and develop HR and L&D teams.

Mixed cohort model

Our enhanced cohort model optimises the delegate experience. It provides a unique opportunity for delegates from different organisations and sectors to network, share best practice and develop together.

Future-focussed development

The employment landscape is changing, quickly. Businesses must adapt to this change to stay competitive. Our programmes are future focussed to prepare delegates for this transformation.

Lifetime's HR and Learning and Development programmes

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HR Support Level 3
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Learning and Development Practitioner Level 3
HR Partner Level 5
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Learning and Development Consultant Level 5
Strategic upskilling that empowers your people functions.

Why choose apprenticeships?

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Take advantage of your levy

Save your budget and use the apprenticeship levy to fund nationally recognised programmes. With HR and learning and development apprenticeships, your delegates benefit from qualifications that are fully integrated with their day-to-day role and responsibilities, and your business quickly benefits from new skills. With training focussed on real-life activities, your delegates will deliver a true return on investment from day one.

CIPD accredited centre

We're committed to improving practices in people development, so are proud to be accredited as an
approved CIPD study centre. Delegates on our apprenticeship programmes have the opportunity to complete a CIPD qualification and can join as a member while on programme. 

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Blended delivery

Delegates experience blended delivery through one-to-one coaching, workshops and webinars and Lifetime’s online learning platform, Aptem. Our fully-integrated online learner management system improves learners' digital literacy and provides a seamless e-learning journey with clear learning plans, from enrolment through to End-point Assessment.

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Partnership approach

Working end to end means starting at the beginning and understanding everything: your business, its culture, and how your people function impact and interact with all your teams. We can support individuals or whole teams and will develop an approach that aligns to your HR and learning and development strategy.

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With uncertainty and change at the forefront of business leaders’ minds over the last two years, organisations are currently facing the universal challenge of upskilling their workforce at an accelerated pace.

Our latest webinar series focusses on programmes that can be used to fill vital skills gaps to effectively activate, manage and lead transformation in business. Watch the webinars on-demand here.

Transformation webinar series


Our HR and Learning and Development programmes are developed with one thing in mind: unlocking bright futures and the people potential in your business.

Speak to our team

Partnering with Lifetime for our HR L5 Apprenticeships is very important to us. Their understanding of our operation and ability to provide high quality, specialist delivery to support professional development gives employees a learning experience that complements present and future personal and professional goals. It also benefits the wider organisation, through focussed decision-making and people practices.

Anna Dunkley, Talent Programme Manager, Hilton UK&I