Is This for You?

This course is designed for beginners with an interest in working with people as a career.

Award and Associated Qualifications

Awarded 3 CPD points upon successful completion

Start Date
Flexible
Study Type
In centre, online, or a combination
Training Type
Course
Duration
3 hours

About This Course

Within any organisation, it’s the people who make the biggest difference to its overall success — especially if they feel motivated, highly valued, and supported in their roles.

Recruiting for Success incorporates three modules designed to teach you how to be effective when recruiting employees in your HR role.

Module 1: Hitting the Recruitment Bull’s Eye

You’ll learn how to attract the skills needed to meet your organisation’s needs and the recruiting techniques to use to make this happen. You’ll explore how to appeal to recruits by tapping into what is important to them in a job. The module also prepares you to establish and implement a recruitment and talent management strategy.

Module 2: Applicant Screening: The First Step in Hiring the Best

This module covers how to write a job description, which will help you evaluate an applicant’s CV effectively. You’ll learn key techniques for screening CVs based on job requirements, as well as how to identify red flag issues and how to approach them.

Module 3: Concluding an Effective Hiring Interview

The process of interviewing candidates to fill a role can be daunting. How do you know who to recruit? An effective interview is key to hiring the candidate who best fits the job description. Certain steps must be taken to ensure the interviewer handles the interview well. In this module, you’ll learn how to prepare, conduct and assess an interview to hire the right person for the right role.

COURSE CONTENT

Module 1: Hitting the Recruitment Bull’s Eye You’ll learn how to attract the skills needed to meet your organisation’s needs and the recruiting techniques to use to make this happen. You’ll explore how to appeal to recruits by tapping into what is important to them in a job. The module also prepares you to establish and implement a recruitment and talent management strategy.

Module 2: Applicant Screening: The First Step in Hiring the Best This module covers how to write a job description, which will help you evaluate an applicant’s CV effectively. You’ll learn key techniques for screening CVs based on job requirements, as well as how to identify red flag issues and how to approach them.

Module 3: Concluding an Effective Hiring Interview The process of interviewing candidates to fill a role can be daunting. How do you know who to recruit? An effective interview is key to hiring the candidate who best fits the job description. Certain steps must be taken to ensure the interviewer handles the interview well. In this module, you’ll learn how to prepare, conduct and assess an interview to hire the right person for the right role.

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Aims and Objectives

This course has been specifically designed for those wishing to work in an HR capacity and provides an introduction to the recruitment process.

Pre-Requisites

This course is designed for beginners with an interest in working with people as a career.

Finance Options

Wherever possible our training is tailored to your needs. The cost of our training programmes depend on the course(s) you choose and varies according to duration and breadth. Rest assured we have a number of payment options available to ensure the cost of training is affordable and can be worked alongside your other financial commitments. Common ways people fund their training include: –

Self-Funded:

  • Flexible payment plans to help you spread the cost* available at many of our centres;
  • You could opt to pay upfront.

Company Funded:

Requesting funding from your employers needn’t be a daunting task. Many employers support and encourage their employees with their professional development and consider it a worthwhile investment to fund any training required.

What we can help with:

  • Providing a comprehensive training programme outlining learning outcomes
  • Tailored personnel letters
  • Communication with finance departments to arrange payment options (upfront or payment plan*).

Funding & Grants:

There may be the opportunity to apply for funded grants that can help towards the cost of training. These include the Skills Development Scotland ITAs and the ReAct programme in Wales. All schemes will have different terms and conditions that will need to be met in order to qualify for a grant and these are managed by each individual centre.

We’d recommend you speak to a Course Advisor in your local centre to find out whether they are registered to offer any such schemes and discuss your requirements further.

* Terms and Conditions apply. Speak to a Course Advisor for full information on the options available to you.

Career Path

Recruiting for Success will provide you with a great foundation to enable you to progress with your studies in the HR field.

What’s the Difference?

We offer a range of training packages in a range of subject areas and can offer blended learning opportunities to best meet your needs.

Our courses are practical in nature and focus on a single subject and can last anywhere from a few hours to a few days.

Diplomas are designed to give you a complete skillset mapped to a specific career path and contain a number of core and elective courses.