The REC offers world-class recruitment qualifications, designed to suit all career stages. From the GCSE standard Level 2 Certificate in Recruitment Resourcing all the way up to the degree standard Level 5 Diploma in Recruitment Leadership, our qualifications support your career in recruitment every step of the way.
We also offer recruitment apprenticeships, ideal for those looking to develop recruitment industry specific skills while earning a wage.
All of our qualifications are regulated by The Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulations.
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The Level 5 Diploma in Recruitment Leadership provides the insight, practical skills and knowledge senior recruitment managers and directors need to manage and enhance processes within their own business. This is a strategic level qualification and equivalent to degree standard learning. Further information
Experienced recruiters, team leaders and managers are ideal candidates for the advanced Level 4 Diploma in Recruitment Management. Designed to enhance your managerial leadership and team development skills, this qualification is ideal for all those aiming to drive forward and sharpen their professional edge. Further information
Designed for 360° recruiters, the Level 3 Certificate in Recruitment Practice is ideal for recruiters looking to enhance their skills in attracting talent, candidate and client management, legal and ethical requirements and sales techniques. Further information
Designed by in-house recruiters, for in-house recruiters, the new Level 3 Certificate in In-house Recruitment (CertIHR) contains all legislation and best practice an in-house recruiter needs in their day-to-day role. Further information
Specifically designed for resourcers who are relatively new to the recruitment industry, the Level 2 Certificate in Recruitment Resourcing is designed to give a resourcer the knowledge they require to assess and manage candidates, develop sales techniques, establish an understanding of the industry and look at both internal processes and regulatory policies. Further information