HR Level 3 Apprenticeship

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Helping you to grow a talented, motivated and qualified workforce

The Level 3 Apprenticeship standard is the academic equivalent of an A level and makes an ideal first professional qualification in Human Resources. It is aimed at employees who want a good grounding in the HR basics and have a supporting role in the team working with a line manager.

All apprentices who complete the Level 3 Foundation Certificate in Human Resource Practice will gain a globally recognised professional accreditation in HR and Associate Membership of the CIPD.

All apprentices will study the following units:

  • Developing yourself as an effective practitioner – 4DEP
  • Understanding organisations and the role of HR – 3HRC
  • Recording, analysing and interpreting HR information – 3RAI
  • Supporting good practice in managing employment relations – 3MER
  • Resourcing talent – 3RTO
  • Supporting good practice in performance and reward management – 3PRM


CIPD Level 3 Foundation Qualifications in HR

CIPD HR Level 3 Apprenticeship

Bringing the
Learning Journey to Life

We address the challenges associated with conventional HR approaches through workshops and enhance the learning journey by providing candidates with mentors and coaches who guide and them throughout the programme. Technology is used to support the learning experience on any device and at any time to provide a seamless, flexible learning experience.








Programme Features

At its heart is a blend of learning, encompassing a combination of workshops and online meetings, with supporting resources including webinars, email, telephone and 24/7 access to our own Virtual Learning Environment (VLE). The VLE includes engaging online videos, text documents, visuals  and learning activities which are tracked and monitored.  Checklists and practice quizzes will allow you to organise, rehearse, integrate, retrieve, and retain what you have learned.

Apprentice assessment & induction workshop

Training webinar on VLE, e-portfolio

Regular 1:1 meetings with expert adviser

Workbook activities

Six webinars/workshops

Online forums

Learning bites webinar series

Skills and behaviours*

Consultative project*

Professional discussion*

Progress reviews

Pastoral support

Certificate and Graduation

* delivery, preparation, activity and feedback

CIPD Programme

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To discuss how we can help you implement your apprenticeship strategy, call our Apprenticeship Experts on 020 7932 2760 or complete the form below

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Why Choose Watson Martin?

  • An established qualifications provider with excellent pass rates, we have successfully supported thousands of HR and L&D professionals throughout their CIPD journey.
  • Approved as a Main Provider on the RoATP, we are already delivering HR Apprenticeship programmes for large levy paying organisations with salary bills of £3 million plus.
  • We offer a complete support package including mapping job roles and internal training to apprenticeship standards, quality assurance, selecting an end-point assessment (EPA) provider, and managing the monthly financial/data returns.
  • Our team has in-depth experience of delivering HR graduate development programmes with large organisations including Centrica and RBS.
  • Watson Martin tutors are all subject matter experts with an unparalleled depth of HR knowledge and experience along with the academic weight required to deliver high quality Apprenticeship programmes. All have a minimum of CIPD Chartered Member status.
  • We consistently achieve the highest CIPD Quality Assurance rating. This signifies that the CIPD is very confident that there is little or no risk to the integrity of the qualification and/or the CIPD brand.
  • We offer flexible Apprenticeship schemes tailored to work with your business and we pride ourselves on delivering bespoke solutions.
  • All our Apprenticeship programmes are assigned a dedicated account manager who has the experience and enthusiasm to work closely alongside your team, ensuring your short and long term objectives are realised and reported.