HR Consultant / Partner

HR Consultant / Partner Level 5

We have created the HR Consultant Level 5 apprenticeship with our specialist HR and L&D practitioners to ensure the programme reflects the needs and best practice of the industry.

This apprenticeship is will benefit those already working in a HR and looking to develop a career in a Business Partner or Consultant role.

HR Consultant / Partner


24 Months


About the programme

The HR Consultant Level 5 apprenticeship has been designed with our HR and Learning & Development specialist trainers to give you the very best experience with up to date industry knowledge, enabling you to lead and shape people initiatives across the business. We know how important it is to have the right people with the right skills, especially in HR. This programme helps you to fulfil that need.

Through our apprenticeship programme we’ll train you to refine your knowledge of HR and master new skills to become a true Human Resources expert.

This 24 month blended learning programme will equip you to deal with complex and specialist problems along with the knowledge and skills to create and deliver effective HR solutions.

Apprentices who learn with us benefit from:

  • An expert and dedicated HR specialist trainer providing ongoing training, guidance and support. All trainers have relevant industry experience and the occupational competence to deliver the best support
  • Being part of a cohort of apprentices with peer-to-peer support encouraged
  • Regular one-to-one sessions
  • Workshop sessions
  • Guided learning tasks
  • CIPD Level 5 Associate Diploma in People Management
  • Remote support as and when the apprentices need assistance
  • Progress reviews, including a pre-gateway and final gateway review before end point assessment
  • An e-portfolio, OneFile to record all learning activities. OneFile is an industry leading and award winning online service which can be accessed 24/7 anywhere and through any device
  • End point assessment preparation and support ensuring readiness to progress

Is the apprenticeship for you?

If you’re an experienced HR practitioner, the HR Consultant Level 5 programme provides an in depth learning experience that helps you to broaden and deepen your understanding of HR. Our programme allows you to enhance your knowledge and experiences with new HR skills and to help you become a future HR leader. At the end of the apprenticeship, you’ll be better equipped to deal with complex and specialist problems and have the skills to create and deliver HR solutions. The programme will support you to expand your HR skills, take on more responsibility in people management and broaden your HR knowledge.

Ideally you will work in HR so that you have the opportunity to learn and work on real business scenarios to bring about positive change.

What you’ll learn

The apprenticeship supports and helps individuals to expand their HR skills, take on more responsibility in people management and deepen their HR knowledge to be a highly successful HR practitioner.

A wide range of learning topics are covered during the apprenticeship including:

  • Business Understanding
  • Using People Data
  • Relationship Management
  • HR Capability
  • Talent and Workforce Planning
  • Reward for Performance and Contribution

As well as completing the apprenticeship, you will also achieve the CIPD Level 5 Associate Diploma in People Management.

If you don’t have Level 2 English and maths (or equivalent), you’ll need to achieve this prior to taking the end point assessment. We have a specialist team and experts in place to help and guide apprentices through this if it is required. Our online tools and face-to-face training provides the perfect blend of support.

Get in touch today so we can help you and your workforce to succeed.

    How you’ll learn

    Through our blended learning programme including workshops, research projects and 1-2-1 support, you’ll benefit from a high quality and rich learning experience to help you achieve the apprenticeship. Our expert HR staff will train, help and guide you through the programme every step of the way so that you’re ready and prepared for the end point assessment.

    You’ll have access to expert trainers who are able to share real life and hypothetical HR scenarios. They will ensure that your new skills and knowledge are put into practice.

    We deliver the 24 month apprenticeship on a flexible basis throughout the year as either:

    • Open cohorts scheduled regularly and available online
    • Closed employer specific cohorts

    During the apprenticeship you’ll be able to record and track your own learning progress using the OneFile e-portfolio. This tool not only supports you through the programme, but provides a way to evidence your journey. OneFile is an industry leading and award winning online service which can be accessed 24/7 anywhere and through any device.

    Get in touch today so we can help to enhance your career.

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