RPP3 – VTCT (Skillsfirst) Level 3 Certificate in Principles of Recruitment Practice (RQF)

Qualification summary

This qualification provides the knowledge required to work effectively as a recruitment consultant. You will gain knowledge in such areas as the legal and ethical requirements in recruiting and also relationship management.

If you are looking for recognition of your competency within this sector then you should consider the Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Recruitment (RQF)

Learners who achieve this qualification will be able to progress on to the Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Recruitment (RQF) or on to the level 4 recruitment qualifications.

This qualification does not require you to have any prior qualifications or levels of previous learning. There is no minimum age requirement for this qualification.

For contact details of the training providers and colleges that offer this qualification in your local area, please email our customer service team.

VTCT (Skillsfirst) Level 3 Certificate in Principles of Recruitment Practice (RQF) Handbook

Qualification structure

All 26 credits from Group M must be achieved to gain the qualification.

Guided Learning Hours (GLH) are 100

Total Qualification Time (TQT) is 260

Qualification numberQualification reference
RPP3 600/8281/1 

Group M – mandatory units

unit no.
unit no.
Unit titleUnit LevelCredit value
F/504/6981RECP1Understand sales for recruitment34
R/504/6984RECP2Understanding legal and ethical requirements in recruitment36
D/504/6986RECP3Understanding relationship management in recruitment34
K/504/6988RECP4Understanding recruitment operations34
A/504/6994RECP5Understanding the recruitment market34
J/504/6996RECP6Understanding the principles of assessing people34

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