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Level 5 Apprenticeship in HR Consultant/Partner

  1. CampusMaidstone
  2. Course Length36 Months
  3. Type of CourseApprenticeship
  4. Week CommencingFlexible
  5. Annual FeeTo Be Confirmed

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Applications for this programme are now closed for 22/23. If you would like any advice or guidance, please contact our Careers team on 01634 383636.

The Details

**In January 2021, CIPD launched a new Profession Map with brand new qualifications to equip Human Resources practitioners with the knowledge, behaviours and values underpinning the profession. We're an accredited centre, and students joining our CIPD programmes in September 2021 will commence the new programmes**

Earn while you learn on an apprenticeship with the College! This nationally recognised standard will provide you with the skills, experience and knowledge you need to progress in your chosen career. Your apprenticeship will include a combination of on-the-job training, studying for your qualification at College and maths, English and possibly ICT depending on the framework and any prior GCSEs.

This apprenticeship is suitable for a variety of HR roles, including HR Executive, HR Officer, Assistant HR Manager and Assistant HR Advisor. Upon completion, higher apprentices will be eligible for Associate membership of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD).

Other Important Info

The Higher Apprenticeship in Human Resource Consultant/Partner incorporates a Level 5 qualification, which is the equivalent level to the second year of university and provides the apprentice with a comprehensive understanding of the HR function, alongside practical experience of working in an HR environment. You will study 6 modules such as Developing Professional Practice in HR, Business Context of HR, and Employment Law among other units.

Level 5 apprentices need to pay for their registration with CIPD and purchase course textbooks required to complete the level 5 ?stand-alone? qualification before being allowed to undertake the apprenticeship summative assessment.

Future Prospects

Students completing this Level 5 Apprenticeship will have gained the skills to work at a high level in HR. Future prospects include rapid career advancement in medium and large organisations performing essential HR functions and advisor roles. Students who have completed the Level 5 qualification have fed back positively on how it has helped them advance to senior management positions by equipping them with the skills necessary to succeed at a higher level.

Entry Requirements

Students need to have the following:

  • Employment within the sector with a contract of employment for at least 30 hours per week
  • A good standard of education with 5 GCSEs at A-C / 9-4 including maths and English (or equivalent)
  • Satisfactory completion of the college initial assessment

    Why Choose MidKent College?

  • We provide some of the finest teaching and learning environments you’ll find in a further education college in the country, having built a brand-new campus in Gillingham in 2009 and refurbished our Maidstone Campus in a redevelopment programme completed in 2016.
  • Both of our campuses are fully-equipped with workshops that simulate real working environments, equipment that replicates the latest technology students will find in the workplace, and commercial facilities that are open to the public.
  • The University Centre Maidstone (UCM) building at our Oakwood Park campus is a dedicated campus for university-level courses and professional training.
  • Our career advisers booked 1105 careers interviews in 2020-2021! They'll be able to give you impartial guidance as to the range of education, training and employment opportunities available to you.

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