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Recruitment Consultant

Matching candidates to temporary or permanent job positions with client companies.

Summary of this apprenticeship standard


3 (equivalent to A levels at grades A to E)

Typical length
12 months
Current funding band
Up to £5,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements

Set by employer.

What apprentices will learn
  • finding suitable vacancies in line with an employer's needs
  • identifying and attracting candidates using appropriate methods to fill jobs
  • successfully placing suitable candidates with clients

Before taking their end-point assessment apprentices must:

  • complete one level 3 (equivalent to A level, AS level or international Baccalaureate diploma) knowledge qualification and one level 3 competency qualification
  • achieve level 2 English, and maths (equivalent to GCSE grades 9 to 4 or A* to C)
Professional registration

Apprentices who complete the qualifications will be eligible to register with the Institute of Recruitment Professionals or Institute of Recruiters after completing their apprenticeship.

End-Point Assessment
View a list of end-point assessment organisations for this standard
Organisation Phone Number Email
Highfield Awarding Body for Compliance (HABC) 0845 226 0350
Skillsfirst Assess 0121 270 5100
Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) 020 7009 2100
More Information

The Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education has more detailed information about this apprenticeship.