At the beginning of the course you are required to undertake a self-assessment of capabilities as an HR or L&D practitioner against the CIPD Associate Membership requirements. Produce a report that shows:
Undertake a self-assessment against the CIPD Associate Membership criteria, identifying any areas you need to develop in order to meet them Using SWOT Analysis Formate to include the answer
Evaluate at least two development options for meeting needs (Benchmarking)
Using a template, such as www.cipd.co.uk/cpd/guidance/cpdrecordandplan, devise a plan to meet your development needs, including those identified above, and the achievement of your CIPD qualification. The plan should be for a minimum of 6 months.