Would you like to become a Recruitment Consultant?

Wouldn’t it be great to earn great money - placing people in their perfect job? And to be your own boss?

Imagine having your own business that uses your existing 'people' skills.

If that appeals to you, becoming a recruitment consultant could be the perfect profession for you.

Right now, one in three people in the UK are aiming to change jobs within the next 12 months. That means nine million people are currently looking to change jobs!

And recruitment consultants are the professionals they turn to. People want new jobs because they need:

  • More money, benefits or status

  • A career challenge

  • A different working culture

Others are relocating, some have been made redundant, and other are simply bored with their current positions.

There’s never been a better time to become a recruitment consultant. This is a profession with great prospects and huge income potential. It offers you:

  • High earnings

  • Flexibility

  • Independence

  • Challenge

  • Variety

In the UK, almost 80% of jobs are never advertised – they go straight to the recruitment consultants. This means you will have motivated job candidates knocking on your door from day one.

What will I learn on the course?

  • You’ll discover how to attract candidates, and how to find clients who need employees. They could be temporary or permanent positions.

  • You’ll discover how to work with your clients, building relationships to gain a better understanding of their recruitment needs.

  • You’ll find out how to attract candidates by advertising across a wide range of media, as well as by networking, headhunting and through referrals.

  • We’ll also show you how to screen candidates, interview them, do background checks, and finally match them to your clients.

Think of the fun you’ll have: meeting client companies, reading CVs, interviewing candidates, and arranging interviews with clients.

You’ll be advising candidates on how to improve the look of their CV, how to perform better at interview strategy, and best of all phoning them to say, ‘Yes, they want you!”.

How amazing will it be to sit sipping coffee with company directors, giving them comments on different candidates, and even negotiating salary packages.

Click here to enrol on the Diploma in Recruitment Consulting course

Self study course

Our recruitment consulting course is a 13 module self-study course that we email to you on a weekly basis. Each week you get a new module to study.

Once you've enrolled, you'll begin to receive the course modules.

At the end of most of the modules you'll find a self-study assignment.

Become a recruitment consultant and help people find their dream jobs

We’ll tell you all you need to know

This course will provide you with everything you need to set up a successful recruitment consultancy practice.

You’ll learn how to define your services and develop a USP – the key to standing out from the crowd.

You’ll learn how to attract the right candidates, and how to screen and match them to the right jobs. You’ll become an expert on CV writing and interview techniques. You’ll also learn how to set up on your own business, develop your negotiating skills, find clients and grow your business.

This course will not only teach you how to be a great recruitment consultant but how to turn recruitment into a successful business.


The good news is that becoming a recruitment consultant gives you a virtually recession-proof career because people will always be looking to change jobs – whether the market is up or down. During good times the workforce is upwardly mobile, with job mobility at an all-time high. When there’s a recession, redundancies and cut-backs will force high quality people back into the job market, meaning lots of great CVs landing on your desk.

Contrary to popular opinion, companies still hire during down-times. They just hire in a more directed, selective way – i.e. through recruitment consultants like you.

Who’ll benefit from doing this course?

This course is for anyone who’s motivated to succeed in an exciting, growing industry. If you like the idea of matching other people to their perfect job, this course is for you. Successful recruitment consultants are people who have expertise in their chosen field, professional integrity, and are genuinely interested in placing the right person in the right job.

Many recruitment consultants join the industry after an experience of being ‘placed’ badly themselves. Unsatisfied with their current career, they can see how their skills would fit into the recruitment market and earn them good money. If you are interested in finding out more about becoming a recruitment consultant, this course is for you. Maybe you...

  • are thinking of becoming self-employed

  • are looking for a new career

  • have specialised experience of an industry you want to use in your career

  • simply want a more satisfying way to earn money.

You don’t need any prior knowledge or experience to enrol for this course. Just the desire to learn and to help other people find their perfect job.

We created this course to help people like you become a recruitment consultant

The course includes everything you need to know to become a professional recruitment consultant, including:

  • Whether to go into specialist or general recruitment

  • How to analyse the market

  • Developing a fee structure

  • Turning prospects into clients

  • Attracting candidates

  • How to screen and match candidates

  • Background checks

  • Putting together a short-list

  • Interviewing skills

  • How to negotiate and present the job offer

  • Setting up your recruitment practice

And lots more! The content of this course is too extensive to cover fully in a single list.


Click here to enrol on the Diploma in Recruitment Consulting course


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