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Recruitment Consultant

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Course Level

Level 3

Course Duration

12 months



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Whats involved.

Course Overview

The role of a Recruitment Consultant is to identify and secure job opportunities within client organisations. A recruitment consultant may focus on the supply of flexible workers, permanent placements or a combination of both. Your core responsibilities will be identifying, qualifying and securing client recruitment opportunities in line with corporate and personal goals, identifying, assessing and placing suitable candidates to meet client requirements in order to achieve revenue in line with corporate and personal goals, developing and manage client / candidate relationships to ensure high levels of customer satisfaction and quality standards, meeting all procedures and carrying out relevant processes to ensure industry codes of ethics and relevant legislation are adhered to.

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Whats involved.

What will you learn?

Module 1

Identify client recruitment requirements

Module 2

Pre-select candidates

Module 3

Assess candidates

Module 4

Match and present candidates to employers

Module 5

Attract potential candidates

Module 6

Brief and support candidates

Module 7

Carry out candidate debriefing

Module 8

Administer recruitment processes

Module 9

Develop working relationships with colleagues

Module 10

Optional Units

Advise clients on operational recruitment planning, Develop resourcing plan for Recruitment Services, Sustain customer-focused relationships with clients, Co-ordinate flexible workers, Conduct market research, Analyse competitor activity, Negotiating, handling objections and closing sales, Buyer behaviour in sales situations, Preparing and delivering a sales presentation, Developing sales proposals, Develop, maintain and review personal networks


Where next?

Progression opportunities

This apprenticeship provides successful learners with routes for progression into a number of more senior roles within the industry. Successful learners may choose to progress on to a higher level qualification or vocationally related programmes.

Learners who complete the qualifications above will also be eligible for professional registration of the Institute of Recruitment Professionals or Institute of Recruiters.

You may also want to progress onto a Level 5 HR Consultant Partner Apprenticeship or a Level 5 Coaching Professional Apprenticeship.

What now?

Can I apply for this course?

The entry requirement for this apprenticeship will be decided by each employer, but may typically be five GCSEs at Grade C or higher.

Some of the requirements may be:

  • Typically have five GCSEs at Grade C or higher.
  • Have been a resident in the UK/ Level 5 EEA/EU for the last 3 years.
  • Have Level 2 English and Maths or equivalent.
  • Be able to meet the programme modules through their job role.


How apprenticeships work for Employers?

From the outset, we communicate with you to find out exactly what your organizational requirements are, then find the best fit for the business and an individual who will bring value to the role instantly.


We want to engage with you

We will meet you in the first instance to find out exactly what your business needs from an apprentice, whilst ensuring that you have all the information you need from the outset.


Free recruitment

We will source high quality candidates that not only meet your organizational needs, but have the best personality fit and abilities to contribute to your office dynamics.


Ongoing support

Not only will we induct the apprentice, but we will offer ongoing support to both your business and the learner. We hold regular one-to-one sessions with our apprentices to ensure they are on the right track.


Delivery is important

We are versatile in our approach to teaching as we know every business has different needs, so we offer both academy-style support on a weekly basis, as well as distance-learning in the form of webinars.

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