HR Support In Education - Level 3

Discover the possibilities of a career in HR in education with a professional apprenticeship.



Aimed at new or existing HR employees in education, this programme centres around key HR systems, policies, and processes to ensure the knowledge and skills you learn are relevant to your role.  

You’ll complete the programme with a qualification and the confidence to implement compliant and customer focused HR practice. 

You will develop the skills and behaviours needed to effectively manage day-to-day HR queries and give advice in schools, along with the practical knowledge to manage HR processes such as recruitment, employee relations, and performance and reward management.  

After gaining the core HR knowledge skills and behaviours, you’ll be in a prime position to progress to HR managerial positions, resourcing roles, or become a HR Analyst. You may also become eligible for an associate membership with CIPD, helping you to expand your qualifications and development further. 

How it works 

A blended learning approach with a mix of live and recorded webinars and self-directed learning is supported by real-world application in your school.  

This programme typically takes 18 months to complete (subject to working hours and prior knowledge). 

Programme Outline 

  • Understanding the business and role of HR 
  • Resourcing talent 
  • Supporting performance and reward management 
  • Recording, analysing, and using HR information 
  • Supporting effective employee relations 
  • Developing yourself as an effective HR practitioner 

Please visit the find an apprenticeship website to see our HR Support Programme. 

Discover the HR Support Level 3 apprenticeship standard from the Institute of Apprenticeships which outlines the skills, knowledge, and behaviours (the standard) you will develop to achieve the apprenticeship. 


Applications for our autumn intake our now open!




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