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People Professional Level 5 Apprenticeship

Programme Type: Apprenticeship
Availability: All areas

Is it for me?

If your ambition is to work as a HR Professional as part of a team in a large organisation or act as the HR Manager in a smaller organisation this Apprenticeship will help you gain the knowledge and skills you need.

Essential Information

Entry Requirements
Maths and English at Level 2 (GCSE A-C / 4-9 or equivalent). If you don’t have evidence, please contact us to discuss the options available.
Course Length
24 months
Start Date
Set by the employer
Mainly in the workplace. Some knowledge sessions and testing may take place at one of our campuses.
Qualifications Achievable
  • People Professional Level 5 Apprenticeship
  • CIPD Associate Level 5 Diploma in People Management


This Apprenticeship will enable you to develop the skills you need to be successful as an HR Manager. This role is likely to include handling day to day queries and providing HR advice; working on a range of HR processes from recruitment through to retirement; using HR systems to keep records; providing relevant HR information to the business and working with the business on HR changes. You will also be providing advice to managers on a wide range of HR issues in line with company policy and employment law.
What will I learn?

During your Apprenticeship you will gain a good understanding of all HR disciplines, legislation and an excellent working knowledge of HR policies and procedures. You will develop an understanding of the external market and sector it operates in, its challenges and issues. In addition, you will gain a deeper knowledge of HR systems, management data and understanding of how technology impacts on the business and HR. On completion of your studies you will be able to provide tailored business centred HR advice and make sound judgments to ensure the business operates within the boundaries of employment law and resolve escalated people issues.

How will I be assessed?

During your training you will work closely with your Training Consultant to ensure you develop the skills and knowledge you require to completed your apprenticeship. On completion of formal training you will demonstrate what you have learnt by completing a presentation with questioning, undertaking a professional discussion and a final assignment (Final unit of the Associate Diploma in People Management)

What advice and guidance can I expect to receive?

From the time you contact us, during training, and after you complete your programme, our experienced staff are on hand to provide you with the help and advice you need to achieve your career aspirations. More information about the Careers Programme we offer can be found on our Support Page or contact one of our Recruitment and Careers Advisors using our Contact Form or by calling 01983 533926.

Need to go deeper into the details of this Apprenticeship?

Full, up-to-date details of this Apprenticeship can be found on the Institute for Apprenticeships website here:

What can I do after this Apprenticeship?

On completion of this Apprenticeship you will be able to progress onto a Degree level Apprenticeship in HR.
Contact us now and get onto your career-boosting Apprenticeship

Newport Old Grammar School Campus: 01983 533926

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