Recruitment Consultant Apprentice PREMIER RECRUITMENT SOLUTIONS LTD

Premier Recruitment are seeking an enthusiastic and driven apprentice to join the team and grow to become a high-performing recruitment consultant! You will be speaking to a variety of candidates in the construction sector, and working closely with clients to place them into new permanent roles. A career in Recruitment can be highly rewarding.

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Closing date: 22 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday – Friday, 08:00 – 17:00, 1hr Lunch to be taken between, 12:00 – 14:00.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    22 Jan 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Sets objectives and plans for sales visits/calls
  • Creates a favorable impact with potential clients in the first 30 seconds
  • Introduces themselves, the company, and the purpose of the visit/call clearly and appropriately
  • Quality questioning to identify the clients needs and problems
  • Actively listens and fully understands the clients business, needs and problems
  • Builds business within the account and identifies new opportunities
  • Matches solutions to clients problems
  • Preventing objections, and overcoming them
  • Gaining Commitment to move the sales process forward (closing)
  • Constantly aiming to achieve in excess of 15% fee rates
  • Client Service and Account Development
  • Shows an awareness of the market at all times
  • Identifies opportunities
  • Competitor activity
  • Networks the potential candidate base thoroughly
  • Proactively generates candidates and specs them in
  • Creates a weekly time plan
  • Terms are sent across to clients prior to any cvs being submitted
  • Call backs are always put in the diary
  • Canvass records are held for every contact, always up to date with every call logged

The training you will be getting

Recruitment Consultant Standard (level 3), which includes:

  • Level 3 Certificate in Principles of Recruitment Practice
  • Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Recruitment
  • Modules covering Skills, Knowledge, and Behaviours in Business
  • You'll have a personal tutor to guide you through your training
  • You will attend 1:1 sessions with your tutor every 2/3 weeks
  • End Point Assessment (online)
  • Occasional group classes with other learners
  • Functional Skills Level 2 in maths & English if required
  • Recruitment Consultant Standard (level 3) from IFATE and City & Guilds

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Full-time position available on completion of apprenticeship.

Salary will be at £24k - £26k as a Recruitment Consultant (you’ll have the opportunity to earn commission too!).

Further progression available.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Good Telephone Manner, Outgoing, Positive Mentality


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C/4 or Above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C/4 or Above) Essential
A Level or equivalent Any (Grade Pass or above) Desired

About the employer

We are an employment agency and employment business supplying temporary and permanent recruitment services across multiple industries






SO15 2AH

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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience


Amy Gould

02380 004210

Apprenticeship standard

Recruitment consultant

Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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