What opportunities will this course give me?
This role can be found in organisations of any size, in any sector. In smaller organisations, this type of role is likely to have a broader remit. People Professionals play a key role in supporting the business to meet its strategic objectives by driving forward the People agenda. People Professionals are responsible for various activities from attracting, recruiting, developing, and retaining talent, managing payroll and benefits, supporting positive employee relations, and ensuring compliance with employment law.
The broad purpose of the occupation is to support the business to meet its objectives through the people agenda and relative initiatives. People expertise will be used to provide advice, views, and challenge to the business, enabling the role to be involved in a wide range of projects and tasks.
In their daily work, an employee in this occupation will give specific advice and coaching on the interpretation of applicable policies and employment law to the business. They will also support on people related elements of business projects. They will work with stakeholders inside the People function, internal stakeholders, and external stakeholders as appropriate.
An employee in this role will interact with various roles at differing levels of the organisation from within HR to other business areas. The ability to communicate, influence and negotiate is key whilst adopting evidence-based decision making.
What will I be learning?
HR Consultants and Partners use their HR expertise to provide and lead the delivery of HR solutions to business challenges, together with tailored advice to the business in a number of HR areas, typically to mid-level and senior managers. They could be in a generalist role where they provide support across a range of HR areas, likely to be the Core HR option or a specialist role where they focus on and have in depth expertise in a specific area of HR - likely to be Resourcing, Total Reward, Organisation Development, or HR Operations.
Why is this course for me?
The apprenticeship standard covers the core skills, knowledge and behaviours to demonstrate competency of People Professional Level 5 - Apprenticeship Standard and covers key requirements to include:
• Business understanding
• HR Technical expertise
• HR Consultancy
• Providing support and advice
• Contributing to Business change
• HR Information Analysis
• Relationship management
Apprentices will develop through on and off-the-job learning and are expected to attend Eastleigh College on a bespoke delivery pattern and on successful completion of an end point assessment, will achieve the People Professional Level 5 - Apprenticeship Standard apprenticeship standard. Apprentices will also be awarded the Level 5 Associate Diploma in People Management.
Additionally, unless exempt on entry, apprentices will be required to achieve Level 2 Functional Skills in English & Maths prior to undertaking end point assessment.
The typical duration of this apprenticeship is expected to be 24 months.
Your progress will be continuously monitored and supported by a Trainer.
An employee in this occupation could be responsible for supporting the business to deliver their objectives through development of a people plan. Making recommendations on what the business can or should do in specific situations. Supporting manager and leaders to implement their people strategies. Using data to provide insights into people trends and issues and creating solutions to deal with them. Maintaining knowledge of both internal and external environment and how this impacts role. Contributing to the review, design and update of any people policies and processes ensuring they are in line with legislative requirements. Keeping up to date with emerging thinking and people trends.
What do I need to sign up?
Entry is subject to interview and assessment and you will need to have relevant employment working in either a HR role or a management role with significant HR involvement or aspiring to a HR management or HR business partner role.
Applicants will hold a CIPD Level 3 Certificate or Diploma in Human Resource Practice and/or a Level 3 in business related subject.
In addition, you will need to have 4 GCSEs at grade C/4 or higher, including English & Maths or be able to demonstrate ability equivalent to, or exceeding Level 2 in English & Maths.
Is there anything else I need to know?
The apprenticeship end-point assessment is the final evaluation stage of your apprenticeship program at Eastleigh College. It's designed to determine whether you have achieved the knowledge, skills, and behaviours required to meet the apprenticeship standard and perform the job role independently.
Depending on the standard, we assess your competence through various methods, such as practical exams, assignments, interviews, project work, presentations or observations and we will also evaluate your portfolio of evidence, which documents your learning and progress throughout your apprenticeship with us.
The end-point assessment must be taken at the end of your apprenticeship, and the results determine whether you have successfully completed the program and achieved the apprenticeship standard.
Successful completion of the end-point assessment is required to receive certification.
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Please note that all courses are subject to minimum numbers and course descriptions may be subject to change. A place on your chosen course is not confirmed until all of the necessary enrolment paperwork is signed and any relevant fees are paid. The team will be in touch to discuss this with you, once your application has been processed.
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