Recruitment Consultant

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Euston College


£1,699 inc VAT
Study method
Online, self-paced
320 Hours
Access to content
12 Months
10 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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Get an incredible learning opportunity just for £100 containing Level 3+4+5 Recruitment Consultant, printed ABC endorsed certificate, tutor support and assessment worth £1699. No hidden fees, simply enrol to this amazing bundle course and save £1599, get 12 month access to high quality and self-paced Recruitment Consultant diploma course. Cherry on top, you will get premium 3 CPD courses for FREE that will add even more to your skill sets!

Package includes:

  • Recruitment Consultant Level 3
  • Recruitment Consultant Level 4
  • Recruitment Consultant Level 5
  • Level 5 ABC Awards endorsed certification for Recruitment Consultant
  • Transcript containing all units of level 3, 4 and 5
  • 3 Additional Premium CPD Courses:
  1. Creativity and Problem Solving Skills
  2. Goals Setting & Time Management Skills
  3. Effective Communication Skills

High-performing businesses rely on in-house recruitment experts or external agencies to find the very best professionals for their top jobs. It takes an honest assessment and a fair amount of people management to guide individuals towards challenging or appropriate roles in companies and business sectors. You can learn the techniques and methods needed to communicate and match people with the best jobs and careers, and an understanding of a client’s skill set. This can be achieved by taking this Recruitment Consultant combined course and gaining the relevant qualification. This learning program is endorsed by ABC Awards – a regulated organisation that ensures professional and reputable certification which will give you a measurable advantage when applying for roles in recruitment agencies or consultancy firms.

By taking this combined course, you’ll become familiar with all the skills and abilities needed to operate as an accomplished consultant, providing a positive outcome for clients and companies. You’ll learn about the history and responsibilities of recruitment experts in recent years, and how they have influenced employee inductions. You’ll also be taught about recruitment methods on a global scale and how the UK fits into that worldwide infrastructure. The importance of gaining the right clients and candidates is explored in-depth, as well as the recommended strategies for running an agency or service. As you work through the comprehensive modules, you’ll gain every piece of information regarding recruitment philosophies and methods that you could wish to obtain.

This learning package is specifically aimed at those individuals who aspire to work in a significant role within the recruitment industry. This could mean operating within an agency, an organisation, or providing your own consultancy service. Upon completion, you will earn valid certification to demonstrate your abilities in recruitment and apply another exceptional to your personal CV skillset.


Endorsed by ABC Awards


10 CPD hours / points
Accredited by CPD Accreditation Group

Course media


Recruitment Consultant Level 3

The Recruitment Consultant Level 3 course introduces the basics of recruitment methodologies, as well as exploring the history of the profession and the employment industry on a worldwide scale.

Some of the key topics you will learn in this course are:

  • The process and definition of recruitment
  • Definitions of “Head-hunters” and In-House recruitment experts
  • How consultancies and online agencies changed recruitment
  • The history and development of business recruitment
  • Why the recruitment sector remains an essential part of the employment process
  • The current infrastructure of the recruitment industry
  • The different career opportunities that exist in recruitment
  • A snapshot in time of the global employment industry
  • Statistics of employment figures around the world
  • Enabling excellent work ethics for clients and companies

This is an introductory course designed to explain the concepts of recruitment to newcomers and beginners, whilst emphasising the importance of the role.

Recruitment Consultant Level 4

The Recruitment Consultant Level 4 course delves exclusively into the UK recruitment industries and explains the art of candidate management, whilst recommending the best way to become a recognised consultant.

Some of the key topics you will learn in this course are:

  • Statistics and facts regarding the current UK recruitment industry
  • Why recruitment continues to grow as a thriving industry
  • The UK legislation that governs and controls recruitment services
  • Industry bodies and licences that are required in recruitment
  • Training to become a successful Recruitment Consultant
  • Understanding the lifecycle of a recruitment drive
  • Acquiring and pursuing eligible clients and candidates
  • Providing excellent candidate management
  • Evaluating and promoting your candidates
  • Managing and supporting your candidates throughout their induction period

This course is perfect for those individuals that have decided on recruitment consultancy as a career path and wish to learn all the available strategies and procedures.

Recruitment Consultant Level 5

The Recruitment Consultant Level 5 course will provide you with the methods for acquiring new clients and developing strategies for personnel recruitment. You’ll also learn how to build a brand and progress your consultancy service into a success story.

Some of the key topics you will learn in this course are:

  • Gaining clients and promoting your services
  • Networking and developing client communication
  • Deciding on an appropriate strategy for your recruitment service
  • Building a recognisable brand for your service
  • Knowing how to attract candidates on a regular basis
  • Advertising and attending job fairs and conventions
  • Keeping a business plan in place and making it successful
  • Analysing the success rate of your consultancy service
  • Building a Recruitment Agency from scratch
  • Installing the right software and hardware for your business

This course is designed for those individuals with enough advanced knowledge to aspire to run their own agency or service within the recruitment industry and adopting more sophisticated strategies to make their business a success.

Course Syllabus

Recruitment Consultant Level 3

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

Recruitment Consultant Level 4

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

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

Module 7: Overview of the Recruitment Cycle

  • Components of the Recruitment Cycle
  • Candidate Management
  • Client Acquisition
  • Recruitment Strategy

Module 8: Candidate Management

  • Importance of Candidate Management
  • Recruiter’s Brand
  • Candidate Management Process
  • The Key to Candidate Management
  • The First Contact
  • and much more...

Recruitment Consultant Level 5

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

Module 11: Candidate Attraction

  • Basics of Candidate Attraction
  • Resourcing From Your In-House Database
  • Job Fairs

Module 12: Developing a Business Strategy and Key Performance Indicators

  • Starting a Business Plan
  • Business Planning Process Objectives
  • Setting Goals

Module 13: How to Successfully Run a Recruiting Service

  • Recruitment Agency
  • The Recruitment Industry


Euston College is an approved reselling partner for ABC Awards courses under Course Gate. This course has been designed by Course Gate to meet the needs of learners and employers that cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. It has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality License Scheme, which means that Course Gate has conducted an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses provided meet specific criteria.

An ABC Awards & Certa Awards endorsement ensures high standards of competency through thorough and meticulous quality audits carried out by certified external auditors. Course reviews are included in the endorsement process. Completion of this course does not ensure a regulated qualification but may be used as a certificate of recognition of skills gained.

The Learner Unit Summary may be used as proof of Prior Learning if you intend to continue your studies in this field. The learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 3,4 and 5 in line with level descriptors published by Ofqual, which is an international guideline to indicate the level of learning and demand required to successfully complete this course.

Assessment and Certification

To make the evaluation process much more convenient for you, we’ve added the feature of automatic assessment. After you finish each module, you’ll participate in an online MCQ test. Each test will be marked instantly, and you’ll receive the result immediately as well. The passing score on each test is 60%.

After successfully passing all the exams, you will be eligible to claim a professional certificate endorsed by ABC Awards without any cost. Your certificate will be issued by ABC Awards – a regulated organisation that makes you stand out in the global marketplace.

Who is this course for?

This endorsed and enhanced Recruitment Consultant course is perfect for anybody aspiring to start a business in the recruitment industry, or at least procure a significant role within that sector. The full learning curve is as applicable for beginners, as it will be beneficial to more advanced consultants in the industry. The online modules offer exceptional training opportunities and are fully compatible with long-distance learning, providing a virtual classroom experience where you can study at the perfect pace. This will give a proven advantage when starting your own recruitment business or when applying for recruitment roles in a company or agency.

Career path

This Recruitment Consultant course delivers an outstanding way to gain the experience and knowledge to excel as a recruitment expert or consultant. Types of career and roles that would suit this course include those of:

  • Recruitment Specialist
  • Trainee Recruitment Consultant
  • In-house Recruiter
  • Recruitment Consultant
  • Principal Consultant

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