HR Support Apprenticeship – Level 3

Course Code: IAS191

Course Duration

18 months

Course Type



Haybridge Road, Telford

Course Level


About the course

This is for those who handle day-to-day queries and provide HR advice, work on a range of HR processes, ranging from transactional to relatively complex, from recruitment through to retirement; use HR systems to keep records; provide relevant HR information to the business; work with the business on HR changes.

Apprentices are supported by a CIPD tutor whilst at college, assessment in the workplace and with regular reviews between the employer, tutor and apprentice to discuss progress and achievements.

When the apprenticeship standard, off the job learning hours and CIPD has been completed apprentices move to Gateway, where the employer confirms competency and a project is set for the apprentice to complete ready for End Point Assessment.

A project report is created by the apprentices and submitted to the EPA for grading. Following the submission, a discussion takes place to confirm competency and is graded. The apprenticeship is graded fail, pass or distinction with a transparent criteria to meet.

Many apprentices remain employed with the company and move onto HR Level 5 Consultant / Partner Apprenticeship. Other options include L&D Apprenticeships

• A minimum of 4 GCSEs at grades 4 – 9 (GCSE C or above) English and Maths.
• Be able to work more than 30 hours per week.
• To sit an assessment for English, maths, and entry for CIPD Certificate.
• An interview with CIPD and Apprenticeship Tutor.

Apprentices attend college for 4 hours per week (term time) and work towards the CIPD Certificate in Human Resource Practice. Completing 6 modules each assessed by an

Telford College works with the employer to create a specific development plan to meet the apprenticeship standards which the apprentice is expected to work towards. Whilst working to the plan in the workplace the apprentice will track the journey mapping to the require standards showing
valuable knowledge, skills and practical experience gained.

Alongside an off the job record is completed highlighting all the learning that has taken place (a min of 20% of the
duration of the apprenticeship).

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