HR Support (Apprenticeship Level 3)

Introduction 

HR Professionals in this role are typically either working in a medium to large organisation as part of the HR function delivering front line support to managers and employees. Their work is likely to include handling day to day queries and providing HR advice; working on a range of HR processes, ranging from transactional to relatively complex, from recruitment through to retirement; using HR systems to keep records; providing relevant HR information to the business; working with the business on HR changes. 

They will typically be taking ownership for providing advice to managers on a wide range of HR issues using company policy and current law, giving guidance that is compliant and where errors could expose the organisation to employment tribunals or legal risk. 

Entry requirements 

Working in a HR function fulfilling the above daily duties. 

You will also be assessed to ensure you have the ability to complete the English and maths qualifications at level 2. 

Functional skills 

Apprentices will be required to have or achieve level 2 English and maths prior to completion of their Apprenticeship. If this has already been achieved, then development of further English and maths skills will continue for the whole of the apprenticeship. 

End point assessment 

To achieve this apprenticeship standard, the employer, training provider and apprentice will agree when the apprentice is ready and competent to undertake the independent end assessment, which will test their skills knowledge and behaviours required for this role. 

Progression 

This Standard forms the foundation of a career within the profession, giving the base for further development through a career path within an organisation and/or through the HR Consultant/Partner apprenticeship. The apprentice can choose to stay within core HR or diversify into one of the specialist areas of HR. 

Successful completion of this standard will enable the individual to apply for Associate Membership (Assoc CIPD) of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), the professional body for the HR sector, if they take the qualifications suggested. 

Without the qualification, individuals can become an Associate Member of CIPD if their end point assessment is carried out by a provider approved by the professional body. 

Funding 

This apprenticeship is in funding band 7. Levy paying employers may fund apprentices on this programme from their Apprenticeship Account and non-levy paying SMEs through the co-funded option. There may be a small fee for some SME’s. 

Duration 

Typically 18 to 24 months 

Title of specific apprenticeship 

Whilst not mandatory to this Standard, Weston College will embed the CIPD Certificate level 3.

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