Recruitment Consultant + Certificate in Workplace Professionalism

Get 2 Certification in 1 Course. Professional Certificate Endorsed by ABC Awards + CPD Certificate. Tutor Support

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Study method
Online, self-paced
321 Hours
Access to content
Lifetime access
2 CPD hours / points
Endorsed by ABC Awards
Additional info
  • Exam(s) / assessment(s) is included in price
  • Tutor is available to students

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This bundle course is designed to equip our learners with a more in-depth understanding of the skills and fundamental practices of working in recruitment. By combining these related courses, we are ensuring that our learners are fully prepared for their career and have the practical knowledge to boost their professional development.

The Recruitment Consultant course provides an insight into the role and responsibilities of a recruitment consultant, with a focus on the recruitment and hiring processes. This training certification is ideal for those who are new to the industry and wish to develop their understanding of candidate management, interview techniques and client acquisition. Throughout the course, learners will gain essential skills in communication, time management and sales. Furthermore, this course offers expert guidance on how to set up a professional recruitment service.

The Certificate in Workplace Professionalism is ideal for those who wish to enhance their professional image and communicate more effectively in meetings, presentations and face-to-face interactions with clients and colleagues. Throughout the course, learners will develop their body language, networking skills and confidence to build strong working relationships. On successful completion, they will have the practical skills and knowledge to increase their marketability in their chosen career path. Enrol today and take your career to the next level.

Learning Objectives

  • The classification and expansion of client-business relationships
  • Successfully assessing and acknowledging to the individual needs of each client
  • Understanding crucial factors in the hiring process
  • Efficiently advertising vacancies and communicating job requirements
  • Gain a good comprehension of the history of the interviewing process
  • Trailing candidates on behalf of partner employers
  • Knowing the value of performance assessments
  • Preparing candidates for interviews and assessment centres
  • Screening employees to locate suitable candidates for each role
  • Thoroughly analysing and negotiating contractual terms, policy and conditions
  • Supporting with all aspects of the application process
  • The requirement of comprehensive career advice, including CV development
  • Identify the common problems that recruiters face in day to day activities
  • Have a higher ability to differentiate between traditional and behavioural interviews
  • Explore the recruitment industry in detail and the key stages of the recruitment process
  • Develop the essential skills required for a career in the recruitment industry
  • Learn the key principles of candidate management, client acquisition & candidate attraction
  • Get expert tips and information on running your own recruitment service
  • Understand your legal and ethical requirements in working in recruitment
  • Boost your professional image by enhancing your communication and body language
  • Discover strategies for building strong client and colleague relationships
  • Master the art of networking and connect with industry professionals
  • Reach the next level in your career & earn that promotion by increasing your marketability
  • Develop your communication skills for better interaction in presentations & meetings.


Endorsed by ABC Awards


2 CPD hours / points
Accredited by CPD Accreditation Group

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Course Outline

**Recruitment Consultant**

Module 1: Basics of Recruitment

  • What Does Recruitment Mean?
  • Recruitment Agency Types
  • Headhunters
  • Niche Recruiters
  • In-House Recruitment
  • Recruitment Consultancies
  • Internet Recruitment and Websites
  • Artistic and Scientific Recruiters

Module 2: History and Development of the Recruitment Industry

  • Brief Overview of the Inception of the Recruitment Industry
  • The Importance of the Recruitment Industry
  • A Career in Recruitment
  • The Structure of the Recruitment Industry
  • Industry Suppliers

Module 3: The Worldwide Employment Industry

  • The Employment Industry in 2016
  • The Key Statistics
  • Regional Focus
  • Enabling Work
  • Enabling Adaptation
  • Enabling Security
  • Enabling Prosperity

Module 4: The UK Recruitment Industry Statistics

  • Steady Growth
  • Sharp Growth in Number of Recruitment Startups
  • Recruitment Growth during the Recession
  • Recruitment Industry Growth after the Recession
  • UK Employment Growth
  • Embracing Technology to Enable Recruitment Industry Growth
  • Reduced Barriers to Finance Increased Growth in Recruitment Agencies
  • UK Economic Growth in 2019
  • UK Industries Forecast to Grow in 2019 and Beyond

Module 5: The UK Recruitment Legislations Guide

  • Requirement of Licence
  • Recruitment Agency Regulations
  • Other Vital Laws
  • Recruitment Industry Bodies

Module 6: How to Become a Successful Recruitment Consultant

  • Job Description
  • Responsibilities of a Recruitment Consultant
  • Remuneration in the Recruitment Sector
  • Qualifications and Skills
  • Tips to Improve Your Recruitment Skills
  • The Working Environment
  • Conclusion

Module 7: Overview of the Recruitment Cycle

  • Components of the Recruitment Cycle
  • Candidate Management
  • Client Acquisition
  • Recruitment Strategy
  • Candidate Attraction
  • Where to Start in the Recruitment Cycle

Module 8: Candidate Management

  • Importance of Candidate Management
  • Recruiter’s Brand
  • Candidate Management Process
  • The Key to Candidate Management
  • The First Contact
  • Evaluating the Candidate
  • Qualifying the Candidate
  • Interviewing the Candidates
  • Preparing For and Conducting an Interview
  • Placement Strategies
  • Marketing SPEQ Candidates
  • Interview Arrangements
  • After the Interview
  • Managing a Rejection
  • Managing the Offer
  • Closing the Deal
  • Managing the Resignation
  • Managing Your Candidate Through to Start Date and Beyond

Module 9: Client Acquisition

  • Importance of Communication
  • Getting a New Client
  • The Approach Strategy
  • Choose Your Approach Strategy
  • Candidate-Led Approach
  • Service-Led Approach
  • Developing Your Client

Module 10: Recruitment Strategy

  • Basics of Recruitment Strategy
  • Decide Your Objective
  • Cost of Candidate Acquisition
  • Active and Passive Candidates
  • Upstream and Downstream Recruitment
  • Whole-Company Solutions
  • Client Management
  • Building a Brand
  • Implementing the Right Strategy

Module 11: Candidate Attraction

  • Basics of Candidate Attraction
  • Resourcing From Your In-House Database
  • Job Fairs
  • Targeted Relationship Development and Sponsorship
  • Internal Recruitment Referral Schemes
  • Networking
  • Advertising
  • Job Board Mining

Module 12: Developing a Business Strategy and Key Performance Indicators

  • Starting a Business Plan
  • Business Planning Process Objectives
  • Setting Goals
  • Gap Analysis
  • SWOT Analysis
  • PESTLEC Analysis
  • Tactical Options
  • Measurement and Review
  • Activity Levels
  • Measures to Take
  • Managing Your Time
  • Working nearest the Placement
  • Working the Recruitment Cycle
  • Running a Search

Module 13: How to Successfully Run a Recruiting Service

  • Recruitment Agency
  • The Recruitment Industry
  • Recruitment Sectors
  • Recruitment Pricing Structure
  • Types of Recruitment Agency
  • Recruitment Start-Up Costs
  • Recruiting Laws and Regulations
  • Hiring the Right People for Recruitment
  • HR Software and Systems for Recruitment
  • Final Verdict

**Certificate in Workplace Professionalism**

Positioning Yourself as a Professional

  • Attitude in the Workplace
  • Professionalism
  • Making Changes through Personal Accountability

Enhancing Your Professional Image

  • Your Image as a Whole
  • Becoming More Marketable
  • Communicating and Image

Expanding Your Skills

  • Time Management
  • Project Management Techniques
  • Making Decisions

Communicating for Results

  • Keys to Effective Communication
  • Presentations
  • Meetings

Building Relationships and Networks

  • Work and Your Personality
  • Networking
  • Roles in the Office


Endorsed Certificate of Achievement

At the successful completion of the course, the learners can order an endorsed certificate of achievement from ABC & Certa Awards by paying the accreditation fee of £88. There is an additional £10 delivery charge for international students.

Certificate of Completion from Course Gate

At the successful completion of the course, the learners may order the Certificate of Completion from Course Gate (soft copy) by paying only £2. For the Printed hard copy of the certificate, the learners have to pay £9. There is an additional £10 delivery charge for international students.

Who is this course for?

This course has no entry requirements and is open to learners of all academic backgrounds. It is suitable for those who want to kickstart their career in the recruitment industry and gain a solid understanding of the principles and practices involved.

Career path

On successful completion, learners will have the practical skills and knowledge to explore a wide range of professions and salaries, including, but not limited to, the following roles:

  • Recruitment Consultant
  • HR Administrator
  • Recruitment Officer
  • Talent Acquisition Specialist

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What does study method mean?

Study method describes the format in which the course will be delivered. At courses are delivered in a number of ways, including online courses, where the course content can be accessed online remotely, and classroom courses, where courses are delivered in person at a classroom venue.

What are CPD hours/points?

CPD stands for Continuing Professional Development. If you work in certain professions or for certain companies, your employer may require you to complete a number of CPD hours or points, per year. You can find a range of CPD courses on, many of which can be completed online.

What is a ‘regulated qualification’?

A regulated qualification is delivered by a learning institution which is regulated by a government body. In England, the government body which regulates courses is Ofqual. Ofqual regulated qualifications sit on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF), which can help students understand how different qualifications in different fields compare to each other. The framework also helps students to understand what qualifications they need to progress towards a higher learning goal, such as a university degree or equivalent higher education award.

What is an ‘endorsed’ course?

An endorsed course is a skills based course which has been checked over and approved by an independent awarding body. Endorsed courses are not regulated so do not result in a qualification - however, the student can usually purchase a certificate showing the awarding body’s logo if they wish. Certain awarding bodies - such as ABC Awards and TQUK - have developed endorsement schemes as a way to help students select the best skills based courses for them.


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