I want to be an apprentice

Apprenticeships in Recruitment

Finding the right career isn’t easy. You might be just finishing school and looking for your first role, perhaps you want to start a new career or are looking to get the next step up with your current employer. An apprenticeship could be what you are looking for. This is a way of earning a wage and working alongside experienced staff whilst you gain job-specific skills and help achieve your career goals.

What is an Apprenticeship?

Designed by businesses to ensure employees have the skills for the future, apprenticeships are increasingly seen as the gold standard for work-based training. You’ll learn about your new career move through on and off-the-job training, putting what you learn into practice through hands on practical paid employment.


  • Learn, work, earn
  • On the job training
  • Achieve recognised technical and vocational qualifications; using the National Apprenticeship Framework
  • Student membership of the IRP
  • Develop loyalty

Read our case study with Moe Rahman, Recruitment Apprentice at IQ Education

Need more information?

Getting started couldn't be more straightforward. We have devised a comprehensive set of resources to ensure that you have all the facts at your fingertips. Follow the links below, and we hope to welcome you back soon as a member of the IRP, the professional body for recruitment specialists:

1. Download our IRP Career Routeway prospectus, which gives you all need to map out out future career in recruitment
2. Get in touch with one of our apprenticeship providers, it's their job is to find the right people for their apprenticeship programme
3. Take a look directly on the government website for opportunities
3. Give us a call on 020 7009 2155 or email us to find out how we can help

Good luck on the start of your new career in recruitment!

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