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HR Consultant/Partner Apprenticeship

A HR consultant or business partner will provide human resources expertise within a company or organisation, typically to middle and senior managers.
2 years

Individuals in the role of HR Consultant/Partner will use their HR expertise to provide and lead the delivery of HR solutions to business challenges, together with tailored HR advice to the business. This could be in a generalist role providing support across a range of HR areas or a specialist role, focusing on and having in-depth expertise in a specific area of HR.

This apprenticeship standard will ensure HR professionals are fully competent in the role and will provide them with the key knowledge and skills for HR.

When does the course start?

You can start this apprenticeship at any time, please contact us for further information.

What does the course cover?

On this apprenticeship programme you will develop the following knowledge, skills and behaviours:

  • HR technical expertise
  • Business understanding
  • HR function
  • MI and technology
  • HR consultancy
  • Providing support and advice
  • Contributing to business change
  • Building HR capability
  • HR information analysis
  • Personal development
  • Relationship management
  • Flexibility
  • Resilience

The HR pathway options to select from are:

  • Core HR
  • Resourcing 
  • Total reward
  • Organisation development 
  • HR operations



When will I attend?

This is a work-based learning programme which is supported by:

  • Tutor-led interactive virtual workshops 
  • Self-study modules on itslearning (pre and post-workshop)
  • Completion of CIPD approved written/practical assessments
  • Industry and teaching/coaching experts
  • Continuous reflective professional discussions 
What will I achieve?

On successful completion, you will achieve a Level 5 HR Consultant/Partner Apprenticeship.

The underpinning qualification for this apprenticeship standard is the CIPD Level 5 Associate Diploma in People Management.

Prior to starting the programme it is a mandatory requirement to become a student member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD).

On successful completion, there is the opportunity for progression to become an associate member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD).

What are the entry requirements?

The entry requirement for this apprenticeship will be decided by each employer however, you must have a minimum of 5 GCSE's grade 4/C or above or level 2 equivalent including maths and English.

How much does the course cost?

There is no charge to the apprentice. The funding band value for this apprenticeship standard is £7000.