Recruitment Consultant Diploma

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Study method
Online, self-paced
6 hours
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1 year
No formal qualification
10 CPD hours / points
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  • Tutor is available to students

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The Recruitment Consultant Diploma is a wonderful learning opportunity for anyone who has a passion for this topic and is interested in enjoying a long career in the relevant industry. It's also for anyone who is already working in this field and looking to brush up their knowledge and boost their career with a recognised certification.

This Recruitment Consultant Diploma consists of several modules that take around 6 hours to complete. The course is accompanied by instructional videos, helpful illustrations, how-to instructions and advice.

The course is offered online at a very affordable price. That gives you the ability to study at your own pace in the comfort of your home. You can access the modules from anywhere and from any device.


10 CPD hours / points
Accredited by CPD Accreditation Group

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Why choose this course

  • Earn a free e-certificate upon successful completion.
  • Accessible, informative modules taught by expert instructors
  • Study in your own time, at your own pace, through your computer tablet or mobile device
  • Benefit from instant feedback through mock exams and multiple-choice assessments
  • Get 24/7 help or advice from our email and live chat teams
  • Full Tutor Support on Weekdays

Course Design

The course is delivered through our online learning platform, accessible through any internet-connected device. There are no formal deadlines or teaching schedules, meaning you are free to study the course at your own pace.

You are taught through a combination of

  • Video lessons
  • Online study materials
  • Mock exams
  • Multiple-choice assessment

********** Course Modules***********

**Recruitment Consultant Diploma**

Module 1 - Introduction to Recruitment: Importance and Implications

  • What is Recruitment?
  • Importance of hiring the right employees
  • Negative effects of not being able to find the right candidates
  • Function of recruitment consultants
  • Benefits of hiring recruitment consultants

Module 2 - An Overview of the Recruitment Industry

  • Brief Overview of the Inception of the Recruitment Industry
  • The UK Recruitment Industry
  • Industry Suppliers
  • Essential skills for a recruitment consultant
  • How to become a successful Recruiter

Module 3 – The UK Recruitment Legislation

  • Requirement of license
  • Recruitment agency regulations
  • Other vital laws
  • Reforms and Laws that have Shaped the Face of the Recruitment Industry
  • Objectives of implementing a code of ethics
  • Recruitment Industry Bodies

Module 4 - Sales and Selling in the Recruitment Industry

  • Why recruiters need sales techniques
  • How do sales and selling concepts work for the recruitment industry?
  • Selling techniques, ideas, and tips
  • What helps distinguish your recruitment consultancy from others?

Module 5 - The Recruitment Process

  • Recruitment Process
  • What is the need for a recruitment process and what it involves
  • The recruitment cycles
  • Where to start in the recruitment cycle

Module 6 - Key Performance Indicators for the Recruitment Industry

  • Key Performance Indicator
  • Why Key Performance Indicators are Important to Success
  • Developing Key Performance Indicators
  • Characteristics of High-Quality Key Performance Indicators

Module 7 - Candidate Attraction for Recruitment

  • Definition 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
  • Headhunting
  • Common mistakes associated with job postings

Module 8 - Candidate Management

  • Candidate management
  • The Components of recruiter’s brand
  • The key to candidate management
  • Tips to screen resumes
  • The first contact
  • Evaluating the CV or candidate
  • Qualifying the candidate
  • Categorising your candidate

Module 9 - Candidate Interview Processes

  • The objectives of an interview
  • Preparing for and conducting an interview
  • Interview arrangements
  • After the interview questions you need to ask your candidate and client
  • Managing a rejection
  • Managing the offer
  • Closing the deal

Module 10 - Client Acquisition

  • Understanding the importance of client acquisition
  • The power in communication
  • Acquiring a new client
  • 6 Digital Marketing Strategies for Recruitment Agencies
  • 6 Steps to Attract More Clients with LinkedIn
  • The approach strategy
  • Candidate-led approach
  • Service-led approach
  • The procurement process for large-scale supply of staffing services
  • Developing your client
  • How to target the right clients for acquisition
  • Identifying the Right Person to Approach in a Client Organisation

Module 11 - Client Strategy in the Recruitment Sector

  • Client Strategy
  • Considerations for Planning Client Strategy
  • Understanding the need for client strategy
  • Decide your objective
  • Cost of candidate acquisition
  • Active and passive candidates
  • Upstream and downstream recruitment
  • Client Strategy guidelines
  • Implementing the right strategy

Module 12: Client Management

  • How to manage clients assertively
  • Ways to be assertive
  • Managing client meetings
  • Three guidelines
  • Qualifying the role
  • Developing the client strategy
  • Motivation theories applied
  • How motivation theory can help

Module 13 - Steps to Starting and Running a Successful Recruiting Service

  • Introduction
  • Recruitment sectors
  • Types of recruitment agency
  • Why Companies in the UK prefer using Recruiting Consultancies
  • Start your own recruiting agency/consultancy
  • Mistakes commonly made by New Recruitment Consultancies/Agencies


Upon successful completion of the course, you will be able to obtain your course completion PDF certificate free of cost. Print copy by post is also available at an additional cost of £9.99.

Who is this course for?

Whether you're an existing practitioner or aspiring professional, this Recruitment Consultant Diploma course will enhance your expertise and boost your CV with key skills and a professional qualification attesting to your knowledge.


The Recruitment Consultant Diploma is open to all, with no formal entry requirements. All you need is a passion for learning, a good understanding of the English language, numeracy and IT, and to be over the age of 16.

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