Instructus Skills (Skills CFA) and its range of supporters are taking the time this week, to promote recruitment apprenticeships to employers and learners. This week we will be engaging in LinkedIn conversations and tweeting the latest news, useful links and information, about how great recruitment apprenticeships are. To join in the fun, use #recapprenticeship
Aspiring recruitment professionals are able to undertake an intermediate, advanced or higher apprenticeship in Recruitment:
The Intermediate apprenticeship
The Level 2 Recruitment Resourcing Intermediate Apprenticeship launched in July 2014 provides an introduction into the recruitment Industry. The qualification covers the principles of recruitment resourcing including the recruitment industry; selection processes; legal, regulatory and ethical requirements; sales techniques; building and maintaining relationships with candidates and the use of research in recruitment and selection. The Recruitment Resourcing Intermediate Apprenticeship is an excellent point of entry for those who are new to the industry, with the clear pathway to progress the advanced and higher apprenticeships.
The Advanced apprenticeship
The Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship in Recruitment offers employers the opportunity to up-skill their existing workforce and extend the skills they have already obtained through experience in the field. The Recruitment Advanced Apprenticeship incorporates a Level 3 NVQ and separate knowledge qualification, which is the equivalent to two A-Levels and provides the apprentice with a comprehensive understanding of recruitment, alongside practical experience of working in a recruitment environment.
The Higher Apprenticeship
The Level 4 Higher Apprenticeship in Recruitment produces highly skilled qualified members of the workforce, including a qualification equivalent to the first year of a university degree. Practical experience, high level understanding and knowledge is covered within the principles of recruitment management including recruitment resource strategies, legal and ethical requirements; sales; relationship management; recruitment contracts; business management; business development and account management; marketing; finance; people management and the principles of assessing people. Upon completion a higher recruitment apprentice may be eligible for professional recognition amongst a range of recruitment professional bodies
Webinars from Instructus Skills (Skills CFA), REC and Skillsfirst on recruitment with QA will be available and taking place on Thursday 6th November.
With business benefits for employers and huge professional development gains for the apprentice, recruitment apprenticeships present value to all involved. 81% of apprentice employers say they make their business more productive, whilst 88% of apprentice employers believe they lead to a more motivated and satisfied workforce, leading to greater loyalty and quality of work. For further information about what a recruitment apprenticeship entails, funding and benefits for you and your business, please refer to our Recruitment apprenticeship booklet and fact sheet.