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Highfield Level 4 Diploma in Principles of Recruitment Practice (RQF)


Who is this qualification for?

This qualification is aimed at individuals wishing to gain a nationally recognised qualification in recruitment. It will attract new talent to the recruitment sector and will help to up-skill the workforce to meet employers' skills priorities and to further professionalise the sector. Advanced apprentices will work in job roles such as trainee recruitment consultants, junior recruitment consultants, resourcers or account representatives. It forms the knowledge component of the Higher Apprenticeship in Recruitment.

How long will it take?

The total qualification time (TQT) for this qualification is 440 hours and of this 135 are recommended as guided learning hours (GLH).

Topics covered

These include principles of recruitment sales, legal and ethical requirements in recruitment, relationship management in recruitment, recruitment resource strategies, recruitment contracts, the principles of assessing people, business management for recruitment, business development and account management in recruitment and people management in recruitment.   

Assessment method

This qualification is assessed by a portfolio of evidence.

Qualification specification

A full qualification specification is available for approved centres in the Download Area.