This apprenticeship will provide you with a firm foundation in the key areas of HR, as well as an understanding of HR in a business context.
You will study six modules, to develop an in-depth understanding of what is required to become a professional HR Practitioner.
This course aims to provide a firm foundation in key areas of HR, as well as an understanding of HR in a business context. You will develop a sound understanding of the knowledge, skills and behaviour required of a professional HR Practitioner, whether your role is generalist in nature or specialist.
The course will help you to develop practical and relevant skills and above all, provide you with confidence.
You will study six modules that cover the standards to achieve an apprenticeship in Human Resource Support:
- Developing Yourself as an Effective Human Resources - You will develop a sound understanding of the knowledge, skills and behaviour required of a professional practitioner. You will develop a PDP which meets their personal and professional requirements and is linked to the CIPD Map.
- Understanding Organisations and the role of Human Resources - You will understand human resources within an organisation and the environmental context. You will appreciate how HR activities support an organisation’s strategy and assist the achievement of business objectives and how these are shaped by internal and external factors.
- Recording, Analysing and Using Human Resources Information - The unit looks at a range of data that can be used in HR including planning, recruitment and selection, performance and reward management, absence management and disciplinary and grievance procedures.
- Resourcing Talent - in this unit you will learn about the importance of effective recruitment and selection and understand how to consistently apply rules and regulations to this process. You will understand the importance of the law and gain practical experience of writing job descriptions, person specifications and taking part in an interview.
- Supporting Good Practice in Managing Employment Relations - In this unit you will investigate the employment relationship and identify factors which can influence this. You will gain an understanding of employment law and its importance in relation to the employment relationship before, during and when it comes to an end.
- Delivering Learning and Development Activities - You will review the essential stages of preparing for and delivering an inclusive and effective Leaders & Diversity activity for a group of learners.
*Days and times of study are subject to change. Timetables are confirmed at the start of term.
Ideally, you will hold GCSE English and maths at grade 4 or above.
You may choose to progress to a Level 5 CIPD programme at New College Durham, or gain employment within the industry.