Awarding Body

The REC is a recognised awarding organisation for recruitment qualifications


Our recruitment qualifications are regulated by the following bodies:

Ofqual (England and Northern Ireland)
Qualifications Wales (Wales)

Our regulated qualifications in recruitment are on the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF):

Level 2 Certificate in Recruitment Resourcing
Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Recruitment Resourcing
Level 3 Certificate in Recruitment Practice
Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Recruitment
Level 4 Diploma in Recruitment Management
Level 4 NVQ Diploma in Recruitment
Level 5 Diploma in Recruitment Leadership


For more information about the above qualifications, please click the link to access the career development portal on the IRP website.

As a recognised awarding organisation, the REC also approves centres for the delivery of its qualifications. If you already deliver the REC's recruitment qualifications, or wish to become an accredited centre, please visit the centre information page.
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