Personnel & Development

Personnel & Development

Human Resources, Learning and Development and Personnel Development is often referred to as ‘people professions’. As such, people professionals support the vision and goals of the organisation through great people interventions. Since organisations are made up of people, their role is to empower an organisation’s people to thrive – both individually and collectively. While the nature of specific roles may vary, we believe in supporting all people professionals to champion better work and working lives.

CIPD at Stockport College

Develop the knowledge and skills employers are looking for with us. Our CIPD (Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development) qualifications and courses help you build your career and enhance your professionalism. When you deepen your studies and develop skills through the CIPD, you’ll have access to research-led insights from the world’s leading Human Resources and Learning and Development experts, allowing you to challenge the status quo of the industry whilst inspiring action and influence change.

Rachel Darnley is MCIPD qualified, and with a Masters In Organisational Development she has over 28 years experience of teaching and assessing HR for both CIPD and Higher Education degrees.

Rachel is passionate about helping others understand the role of HR at all levels of the employee life-cycle and specifically enjoys helping to manage and support change that occurs in organisations.

Rachel has trained HR professionals in high profile organisations across the public and private sector, including: Intu Trafford Centre; Trafford, Oldham and Manchester Councils; The NHS; GMP; Styles and Wood; Akzo Nobel; British Airways; and the Royal Bank of Scotland amongst others.

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