Recruitment Consultants Apprenticeship - Level 3


Warrington, WA4 6PS

Closes on Saturday 31 August

Posted on 5 July 2024


The purpose of this role is to represent Advance Staff Limited in the recruitment market. Supporting clients with the recruitment of candidates into temporary and permanent vacancies. Advance Staff will look to develop the skillset of the apprentice to become a well-rounded recruitment consultant.

Annual wage
£15,000 a year

Minimum wage rates (opens in new tab)

The pay may be negotiated and may rise after a probation period has been successfully completed.

Training course
Recruitment consultant (level 3)
Monday - Friday between 8am - 5pm.

40 hours a week

Possible start date

Sunday 1 September


1 Year 3 Months

Positions available



As an apprentice, you’ll work at a company and get hands-on experience. You’ll gain new skills and work alongside experienced staff.

What you’ll do at work

  • Recruitment Consultant Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard NVQ & Certificate. Training schedule has yet to be agreed. Details will be made available at a later date. 
    • Level 3 Certificate in Principles of Recruitment or Level 3 Certificate in Recruitment Practice
    • Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Recruitment
  • End Point Assessment
  • Maths and English functional skills if required, which will be delivered via online training sessions for 1 hour per week

Where you’ll work

Executive Suite 19

First Floor St James Business Centre

Wilderspool Causeway




An apprenticeship includes regular training with a college or other training organisation. At least 20% of your working hours will be spent training or studying.

College or training organisation


Your training course

Recruitment consultant (level 3)

Equal to A level

Course contents
  • Identify, progress and convert sales leads into new clients, candidates and placements as required. This may include activity within the green economy and organisations or sectors transitioning to a net carbon zero model.
  • Proactively and consistently strive to identify and obtain new business opportunities
  • Source suitable vacancies in line with company policies and sales procedures. This may include the labour market within the green economy and organisations or sectors transitioning to a net carbon zero model.
  • Manage and profitably develop client relationships
  • Identify and attract candidates using all appropriate methods to fill jobs for example, this may include identifying candidates who have transferrable skills from the high carbon legacy economy to a role within the net zero carbon economy.
  • Monitor responses/applications received and make sure that candidate applications are processed efficiently
  • Shortlist and present suitably qualified applicants against defined job vacancies
  • Manage the recruitment and selection processes by effectively liaising with the client, candidate and internal teams
  • Successfully place suitable candidates with clients
  • Advise clients and candidates on the legal, regulatory and ethical requirements and appropriate codes of practice when recruiting
  • Advise candidates and clients on employee rights and responsibilities including equality, diversity and inclusion
  • Accurately complete all necessary processes, payment and aftercare services
  • Meet agreed Key Performance Indicators (vacancies taken, calls made, interviews etc)
  • Be able to accurately utilise company management systems and follow payroll billing procedures including accurate database management complying with relevant legislation
  • Conduct professional discussions with clients and candidates using all mediums as appropriate
  • Seek and provide feedback in a professional manner at all times to candidates and clients
  • Conduct regular service reviews with both clients and candidates to ensure continuous improvement
  • Accurately record candidate and client information on the recruitment database
  • Escalate non-compliance where appropriate
  • Your training plan

    This training plan has not been finalised. Check with this employer if you’ll need to travel to a college or training location for this apprenticeship.


    Essential qualifications

    GCSE or equivalent in:

    • English & maths (grade A*-C/ 4-9)

    Let the company know about other relevant qualifications and industry experience you have. They can adjust the apprenticeship to reflect what you already know.


    • Communication skills
    • Attention to detail
    • Customer care skills
    • Administrative skills
    • Logical
    • Team working
    • Creative
    • Initiative
    • Engaging Personality
    • Knowledge of Microsoft Office
    • Adaptable
    • Intuitive
    • Flexible attitude to work
    • Ability to communicate at all

    Other requirements

    This vacancy required an applicant to have a good level of confidence, the ability to build relationship with customers and will entail a heavy use of the telephone. If you are not confident in speaking on the phone this is not the role for you.

    About this company

    With a wealth of expertise in logistics and industrial staff supply, Advance Staff are continuing to expand, recently adding 2 new offices. (opens in new tab)

    After this apprenticeship

    • Progression into a full-time position may be offered upon successful completion of the apprenticeship.

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:


    Neil Shakespeare


    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000262991.

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    Closes on Saturday 31 August

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