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HR Consultant / Partner

Providing human resources (HR) expertise within a company or organisation.

Summary of this apprenticeship standard


5 (equivalent to foundation degree)

Typical length
36 months
Current funding band
Up to £9,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements

Set by employer.

What apprentices will learn
  • understanding organisation structures
  • HR legislation and policy
  • HR team functions and processes
  • managing HR data systems
  • relationship management techniques
  • building skills and capabilities within an organisation

Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) level 5 intermediate certificate or diploma in human resource management.

Before taking their end-point assessment apprentices must achieve level 2 English and maths (equivalent to GCSE grades 9 to 4 or A* to C)

Professional registration

Apprentices who complete this apprenticeship will be eligible to apply for associate membership of the CIPD.

How apprentices are assessed

A government-approved organisation must assess apprentices towards the end of their apprenticeship.

This end-point assessment ensures apprentices achieve the skills, training and any qualifications necessary to complete their apprenticeship.

You can download the assessment plan from the Institute for Apprenticeships. There are no end-point assessment organisations for this apprenticeship yet. Please email if you urgently need an end-point assessment organisation.

More Information

The Institute for Apprenticeships has more detailed information about this apprenticeship.