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 This course will help you develop your skills in recruiting staff. It examines the stages involved in recruitment from the initial identification of a need for a new staff member through to handling applications. For your contribution to be effective, you need to know what the recruitment process involves and be able to identify clearly what type of recruit you are looking for. Identify the major stages in the recruitment process Analyse the content of a job Write a job description Write a person specification Attract suitable candidates for the job


Course Requirements


No previous qualifications or experience are required to register for this course.




This course is broken down into the following units. Assignments are laid out after and within each unit.


ยท         Introduction

ยท         Why recruit

ยท         The recruitment process,

ยท         Agreeing the vacancy

ยท         Analysing the job

ยท         The job analysis questionnaire

ยท         Preparing a job description

ยท         What`s included in a job description

ยท         Preparing a person specification

ยท         Writing the person specification

ยท         The seven point plan

ยท         Types of discrimination

ยท         The equal opportunities issue

ยท         Equal opportunities legislation

ยท         Codes of Practice

ยท         Positive action

ยท         Publicising a vacancy

ยท         Advertising

ยท         What should the advertisement say

ยท         Checking for discrimination

ยท         Being prepared for applicants

ยท         Methods of application

ยท         Telephone Application forms

ยท         Curricula Vitae (CV`s)


What qualification is awarded upon completion?


Every successful student will be awarded the Level 1 Certificate in Staff Recruitment


How long will this course take to complete and do I have to complete within a certain time?


Students can register for this course at any time. Average completion time is approximately 30 hours overall, however you may take as long as you wish to complete. There is no time limit at all.


What is included in the price of my course?


ยท         Official course enclosed in A4 folder.

ยท         Blank CD for storing coursework.

ยท         Plain A4 paper.

ยท         Pen and pencil.

ยท         Freepost Envelopes.

ยท         Unlimited email support (Monday to Friday)


This course comes enclosed in a study bag enabling you to transport your course anywhere you wish. Giving you total flexibility.


What if I need to ask a question relating to my course?


All students can email student support with any questions they may have from Monday to Friday 9am - 9pm.


How is my Coursework assessed?


You will be required to submit your assignments via email or alternatively you can use the freepost envelopes supplied in your study pack. ( Freepost available to UK students only ). Once received it will be assessed by student support and a report issued on your progress with any relevant comments. Three grades can be achieved PASS, MERIT or DISTINCTION. All assignments can be re-submitted for regrading if necessary.


Will I be required to sit an exam?

This course is completed using continual assessment allowing us to closely monitor your progress. Therefore no examination is required.

Advantages of this distance learning course:
  • Home Study: you declare when you study, no need to attend class at fixed times and fixed dates. Your study hours fit around you!
  • We will post all the beautifully printed course materials to you. Everything is written in a clear and easy-to-understand format.
  • Start this course anytime of the year! No need to wait until the new academic year starts. Enroll today so soon you'll start improving your CV or re-skill for your new career.
  • Create your own study routine, learn at your own pace, complete your course as quickly or slowly as your circumstance dictate.
  • Your home learning is totally supported by experienced tutors who guide, encourage and assess your progress. You will not be alone because all our tutors are friendly and approachable.


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Enrol by phone: call 0845 65 22 187 quote course code 57

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