Andreea - Apprentice 1

Recruitment Consultant

Level 3 Apprenticeship
Hear more about this programme from one of our current Apprentices. Find out what you need to succeed and why this programme could be right for you.

Are you an individual who possesses an entrepreneurial outlook with a passion for candidate talent search and engagement?

In this role, every day brings new challenges and discoveries. You'll collaborate with teams whose priorities are talent acquisition process improvement and strategy development, your innovative ideas will be celebrated. You will thrive in a service-oriented culture. This is the perfect recipe for delivering efficient, effective, and quality-driven service to both our internal and external customers.

Programme Duration18 months
Qualification & LevelLevel 3 Apprenticeship Recruitment Consultant
Weekly Working HoursApprentices will work a 40-hour working week Monday to Friday
Office TypeThe positions will be based in a Corporate Office
Training Breakdown

Apprentices will attend and complete modules in order to completing all Knowledge Skills behaviours culminating in an independent End Point Assessment.

The training is delivered in mix of remote and face-to-face sessions

Each week Apprentices will be allocated time away from their day to day roles to work on their Apprenticeship studies. You will spend approximately 80% of your working week learning from skilled members of the team whilst supporting learning on the job

Required Skills & Qualifications

3 GCSE’s at grade 4-9 (A-C) or above (or equivalent) including Maths and English

You must NOT already have a qualification in a similar subject at the same or higher level than this apprenticeship

What are the core components of this apprenticeship?

During your apprenticeship, you will acquire valuable skills and knowledge, including:

Recruitment Techniques: Learning how to source, screen, and interview candidates effectively.
Candidate and Client Management: Building and maintaining relationships with both job seekers and hiring managers.
Job Market Insight: Gaining a deep understanding of industry trends and job market dynamics.
Sales and Negotiation: Developing negotiation skills to match candidates to suitable job opportunities.
Legal and Ethical Compliance: Understanding the legal and ethical aspects of recruitment to ensure fair practices.
Data Management: Proficiency in scheduling and using recruitment software and managing candidate databases.

What will I learn as I progress through my course?

  • Identifying and contacting potential job candidates.
  • Conducting and scheduling candidate interviews and assessments.
  • Liaising with hiring managers to understand their hiring needs.
  • Matching candidates to job openings..
  • Providing guidance and advice to candidates throughout the recruitment process.
  • Maintaining accurate records of candidate information.
  • Keeping up-to-date with industry trends and job market developments.
  • Maintaining hiring data points and analysing trends.

What qualifications will I gain?

  • Level 3 certificate in principles of recruitment practice
  • Level 3 NVQ diploma in recruitment

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

What are my career prospects after graduating?

Your journey as a Recruitment Consultant Apprentice opens the door to a world of exciting career prospects. You'll have the skills and knowledge to progress towards various high-level roles in the recruitment field, which may include:

Senior Recruitment Consultant; Team Lead or Recruitment Manager; Specialist or Niche Recruiter; Talent Acquisition Manager; Human Resources; HR Business Partner; Employee Engagement Specialist; Organizational Development Consultant.

Successful apprentices may also choose to progress on to a higher level qualification or vocationally related programmes.

"Amazon are big on allowing colleagues to have ownership of their own work responsibilities. They have given me the confidence to complete my Apprenticeship whilst being able to fulfil my daily responsibilities comfortably."
Isa - Recruitment Consultant Apprentice

Application Process and Timeline

Online application
Upload your CV, fill in your details, answer the eligibility questions and complete a short online assessment

(Applications open 11th December 2023)
Game-based assessment
Complete a series of short game-based tasks designed to identify your strengths and assess your suitability for the role
Video Interview
Video interview to tell us about your background, motivations, knowledge, skills and interests
Virtual / Onsite Assessment Centre
Assessment centres include: a group exercise, presentation and individual interviews
If successful we will extend you and offer to join our programmes and our recruitment teams will send you a contract of employment
Onboarding process
Our recruitment teams will complete the necessary background checks, register you with the programme training provider and obtain any personal information needed to begin your employment
You'll then be ready to join us on your Apprenticeship programme

(The start date for this programme is July 2024)
Izzy - Digital Marketing Apprentice 1

Our programmes

Take a look at the other Apprenticeship programmes
we have available