HR Consultant/Partner Apprenticeship Level 5

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University Centre Leeds

This programme will train you to become a HR consultant/partner. Individuals in this role use their human resources (HR) expertise to provide and lead the delivery of HR solutions to business challenges and provide bespoke advice to mid-level or senior managers.

Course Information

With this apprenticeship, you could work within a general role covering all areas of human resources within an organisation. Alternatively, you may specialise in a specific HR function such as resourcing, organisation development or HR operations. You will develop a strong grasp of all HR disciplines as this is a requirement of the qualification attached to this apprenticeship. In larger organisations, you may also manage the HR team.


Benefits / Skills

  • Providing HR consultation
  • Providing advice and support
  • Contributing towards business change
  • Building HR capability
  • Analysing HR information
  • Managing relationships
  • Undertaking personal development
  • Understanding MI and technology
  • Entry Requirements

    The employer will agree entry requirements for these apprenticeships and these will depend on the role that they are advertising.

    Please check that you meet all essential criteria before applying for a position, you can find the details of these on the full vacancy description (links below). If you are unsure about this please contact the Apprenticeship Recruitment Team on 0113 284 6464.

    Career Progression

    HR Consultant

    As a HR consultant you will advise management on the administration of HR policies and procedures. In addition, you will prepare and maintain reports relating to projects. You will also present training sessions and recommend solutions to current HR issues.

    HR Business Partner

    As a HR business partner you will provide strategic leadership to deliver on HR plans. In addition, you will build strong processes for recruitment and retention. You will also coach and mentor junior team members and HR line managers.

    Progression opportunities

    Below are some Leeds City College apprenticeships you could potentially progress on to once you have completed this programme:

  • Operations/Departmental Manager Apprenticeship Level 5
  • Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship Level 6
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    The national average salary for a qualified HR Consultant is £38,801.

    Course FAQs

    What do people enjoy most about being an apprentice?

    The most enjoyable aspect for most of our apprentices is the work experience they gain while on the programme. For those used to theory-based lessons, they find it refreshing that the majority of the apprenticeship is practical training. They also like the fact that they are being paid for learning new skills!

    How long does an apprenticeship last?

    This will depend on the apprenticeship you want to complete. All of our apprenticeship course pages make it clear what the duration of the programme is, so please check these carefully.

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