REC Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Recruitment

REC Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Recruitment

Course Description

A recruitment consultant is the intermediary between organisations wishing to recruit and the individual seeking a career move or temporary assignment. It is primarily a sales role, with high rewards for impressive results.

A Recruitment Consultant should be able to:

  • Sell yourself
  • Demonstrate first-class communication skills
  • Have entrepreneurial spirit, enthusiasm, drive and determination
  • Be self-motivated and competitive
  • Able adaptable
  • Adapt your style of delivery depending on your audience

The recruitment industry is highly rewarded, consultants' salaries are amongst the fastest growing available to graduates today.  Management potential is usually spotted at an early stage, enabling faster progression than within many other longer established careers.

In order to progress in the Recruitment Industry People 1st offers two recruitment qualifications.  These programmes are available at Level 3 and can cover knowledge only, or knowledge and workplace performance

REC (Recruitment Employment Confederation) Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Recruitment (600/8562/9) – 41 credits


Mandatory Units

Pre-select candidates

Assess candidates

Match and present candidates to employers

Attract potential candidates

Brief and support candidates

Carry out candidate debriefing

Administer recruitment processes

Develop working relationships with colleagues


Optional Units are available in the following areas:

Operational recruitment

Resource planning

Customer focused relationships

Flexible workers

Market Research

Buyer Behaviour

Competitor activity


Sales proposals

Sales presentations

Developing and maintaining personal networks


6 - 12 months depending on course and individual circumstances

Contact a member of our Student Support Team (link) for further information


Study pack with an external examination for the knowledge based qualification.

Oral and written assessment through student portfolio with practical vocational observations for NVQ.

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