Predominantly employed within the recruitment sector, the recruitment consultant’s role is to identify and secure job opportunities within client organisations. They attract candidates and successfully place them in those jobs in return for a fee. A recruitment consultant may focus on the supply of flexible workers, permanent placements or a combination of both. Typical responsibilities for a recruitment consultant are:
- 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
HOW DOES IT WORK?
This qualification requires you to demonstrate the skills and knowledge required to work in a recruitment role.
WHAT WILL I STUDY?
To successfully complete this apprenticeship the learner will need to complete one level 3 knowledge qualification and one level 3 competency qualification as listed below:
Knowledge – Level 3 Certificate in Recruitment Practice
Competency – Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Recruitment
WHERE DO I STUDY?
You will work towards the qualification in the workplace.
HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE?
This qualification will take 12 – 18 months to complete.
WHAT DOES THE COURSE LEAD TO?
Recruitment consultant is a pivotal role within the recruitment sector. This apprenticeship provides successful learners with routes for progression into a number of more senior roles within the industry or higher level qualifications in related subjects.
Learners who complete the qualifications above will also be eligible for professional registration of the Institute of Recruitment Professionals or Institute of Recruiters.
HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?
Suitable evidence can be observations completed by your assessor, testimony provided by your line manager or discussions with your Assessor supported by evidence. You will also need to undertake a project assignment and professional discussion