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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

There are no end point assessment organisations for this standard yet. There is a monthly application process for organisations interested in delivering end-point assessment. New organisations are added regularly.

If you have an urgent need to select an assessment organisation for this standard, please email with details.