HR Apprenticeships

Further your career in HR with one of our human resources apprenticeships. Arch’s HR apprenticeships include CIPD qualifications that are delivered via AVADO’s award-winning virtual learning campus. AVADO is CIPD Enterprises’ only official partner for online qualifications in HR and L&D.

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HR Apprenticeship FAQs

What is an HR apprenticeship?

HR apprenticeships offer the opportunity to learn more about HR while working in a professional environment. Unlike a regular human resources learning course, apprenticeships split your time between studying and working. These programmes are suitable for those wishing to begin a career in HR and also those who want to improve on the career they already have.

Why is an HR apprenticeship worthwhile?

Apprenticeships are seen as extremely valuable to businesses because they allow you to gain hands-on work experience alongside completing your course. Having an apprenticeship qualification immediately shows businesses that you’ve got the ability and knowledge to work in this environment and have also got the dedication to gain a CIPD qualification at the same time.

What are the different types of HR Apprenticeships?

We offer three different courses depending on your current level of knowledge in HR and the area in which you want to specialise. Each one provides training in skills catered to specific jobs including HR support, HR consultancy and Learning & Development consultancy.

What are the entry requirements?

The entry requirements differ slightly across the courses but for all HR apprenticeship programs you will need:

  • To be 16 years or older
  • English and Maths GCSE qualifications of at least grade C (4)
  • The right to live and work in England
  • The ability to work full time and complete apprenticeship training
  • No prior Level 3 HR qualifications

For the Level 5 courses, you will also need to have at least 18 - 24 months of work experience in an HR or L&D role.

How do Human Resources Apprenticeships work?

During the apprenticeship, participants spend 80% of their time working in a professional environment and learning the job first-hand. The other 20% of time is spent studying and working towards the apprenticeship qualification. This includes face to face or virtual classroom training, mentoring, working on the Hive Learning reflective journal, employer training and shadowing and attending industry events. All this combined gives apprentices a detailed insight into the job as well as the learning and thought process behind why we do what we do in each area.

What careers are available after completing an HR apprenticeship?

There are so many different HR jobs available to those with qualifications. From assistants to analysts, your career really starts once you’ve graduated from your course.

Read more on what jobs & salaries to expect in human resources and learn more about how to write an HR CV in our guides.

Why choose AVADO to complete your HR apprenticeship programme?

Run by Arch Apprentices, our courses have been helping apprentices succeed with their career goals for years. With a 95% satisfaction rate for both employers and apprentices, we’re sure you’ll gain everything you want and more from one of our courses.

Are you a business interested in hiring an HR Apprentice?

Looking to hire a new HR apprentice or upskill your current HR department? Get in touch with our expert team now and find out how we can help. Grow your team now with our accredited and award-winning apprenticeships in Human Resources.