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Human Resources | CIPD HR Consultant / Business Partner | Level 5 Higher Apprenticeship


Successful employers know that continuing growth, productivity and the ability to retain valuable employees rely on providing effective training opportunities. Our range of CIPD Apprenticeship programmes is the perfect way for you to develop and retain your talent.
This apprenticeship provides HR professionals with an excellent platform to upskill and further progress their careers in Human Resources. The Apprenticeship Standards can be used for existing HR employees within mid-level and senior roles who are managing complex projects, HR practices and are influencing managers to change their thinking as well as bringing best practices into the organisation. It can also be used for new employees, such as graduates who are looking to build a career within HR.
Apprentices are likely to be working in a generalist role, where they provide support across a range of HR areas; or a specialist role with a depth of expertise in areas such as Recruitment, Reward, Diversity & Inclusion, Employee Wellbeing & Relations, Organisational Development, Learning & Development or HR Operations.
Why complete a CIPD HR Apprenticeship at Brighton MET?
We have a strong success rate of delivering HR Apprenticeships since they launched in 2018. Our apprentices tell us why they have valued their apprenticeship experience with us (with a quarter progressing from Level 3 to Level 5 with us):
  • Our tutors are experienced senior HR Leaders who continue to practice in Industry
  • Our remote delivery & in-person workshop learning approach provides flexibility & accessibility
  • We provide engaging, up-to-date curriculum materials, organisational tools & best practices
  • We invite guest speakers such as Employment Lawyers to share expertise & insights
  • We provide ongoing support for both apprentices & employers via tutorials & progress review meetings
  • Unique to the MET are our Personal Development workshops & Preparation for End Point Assessment (EPA) workshops to get our apprentices ready for EPA
  • Our 1st for EPA, our End Point Assessment Organisation provides toolkits, Mock Assessments for Professional Discussion to ensure apprentices are set up for success for EP


You must have an employer in place and be in a suitable administration role that covers the themes in the course information tab to complete this apprenticeship.
All prospective new apprentices will complete an initial assessment of their current knowledge skills and behaviours through a skill scan. This must indicate that there is substantial new knowledge skills and behaviours to be learnt by completing this apprenticeship.
A prospective apprentice will also need to show that they are currently working at or towards the minimum L2 skills for Maths and English. Where a learner has not already achieved GCSE grade 4 to 9 (A-C ) or equivalent Level 2 English and Maths Functional Skills, they must do so before taking the end-point assessment.

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Financial support

The applicable fees for this course, including any available discounts, will be listed in the information above.

How to apply

Once you have created an account, you can easily apply to your chosen course and track the status of your application at any time.


Step 1

Set Up Your Account

You’ll be prompted to create an account which will allow you to log in to our Application Tracker website whenever you wish. This will provide you with important information and you can also track the progress of your application.

Step 2


Complete each step of the application form and then submit your completed form. We’ll let you know when we’ve safely received it with an acknowledgement email.

Step 3

Application Review Meeting

Before offering you a place at college, we’ll meet with you (either in person, by telephone or online). We’ll send you a link to our booking page where you can select a time that’s convenient for you.

Step 4

Accept Your Place

Offers will be sent to you via the email address you have provided. The offer will be conditional, based on predicted GCSE grades. You’ll need to accept your offer within 14 days to secure your place.

Step 5

What next?

Once you receive your GCSE results, you’ll need to get in touch with the college to inform us of them and start your enrolment process.


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