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  •      * Recruitment Executive Apprenticeship
  •      * BA (Hons) in Recruitment Practice
- Level 8 degree Award
- 3 Year Programme
- Released from work 1 day per week for study
- 4 days a week with the employer
- Minimum entry requirements are set at all those over 18 years with Leaving Cert OR Level 5 equivalent OR NFQ Level 6 Advanced Certificate (or equivalent)
Minimum entry requirements are a grade H5 and above in 2 higher level subjects together with a minimum of O6/H7 in 4 other subjects. A minimum of grade O6/H7 must be obtained in English and Mathematics.
Learners for whom English is not a first language must demonstrate proficiency in English with CEF B2 (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages) or recognised equivalent.
- Applicants aged 23 or over can be assessed for entry based on recognition of prior learning.
- Aged 20+ with two+ years' post-school experience
- Career Break / Returners to work
- Post-Leaving Cert Graduates
Existing employees: 
- Less than 3 years' experience in recruitment role
- Upskilling to Level 8 qualification
- Little or no existing qualifications in recruitment

Learning, Teaching & Assessment

The full timetable is available to download here: Apprenticeship Degree 2020/2021 Timetable

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