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Recruiting new staff can be time consuming and expensive. If you are prepared and your process is well organised, you have a better chance of attracting the right calibre of candidate first time, saving you time and money.

Effective recruitment ensures that the workforce has the relevant skills and abilities for the organisations current and future needs. It is not about filling a vacancy, it si about getting the right candidate for the long-term success of the business.

This course is for anyone that has a responsibility for recruitment; including managers and team leaders who want to embed a consistent approach to recruitment across the organisation

Course content

Modules you will cover in this Recruiting New Staff Online Training:

  1. Module 1 - Job descriptions and person specifications. In this module you will look at process management and defining roles, skills, and attributes.
  2. Module 2 - Making the most of advertising - In this module you will look at CV's, application forms, covering letters, attracting the right applicant, places to advertise, benefits and drawbacks and processes for recruitment.
  3. Module 3 - Short-listing and interviews - In this module you will look at cross referencing applications against the job description and person specification, different types of communication, interview questions, questioning techniques and references.
  4. Module 4 - Managing the recruitment process - In this module you will look at a recruitment statement, managing the selection process for paid staff and for volunteers, trial periods, safe recruitment and DBS checks.


Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

All of our courses are certified. This is done by the CPD certification Service. They have been inspected by an independent assessor and meet national standards.

Is this course right for me?

Everyone can benefit from having a better understanding of learning disabilities, not just in the workplace but in wider society.  By completing this course many preconceived ideas about learning disabilities may be challenged and you will have a increased understanding of the challenges people face, but also the capabilities of people with learning disabilities.

On completion of this course you will be able to print your CPD certified certificate. This can be used as evidence for compliance, audit or CPD hours.  

Remember, if you need to purchase multiple courses you may be eligible for a discount. Contact us to see how we can help you.


  • Fully online course with assessment at the end of each module

  • CPD certified by the CPD certification Service

  • CPD certificate available to download upon completion

  • Audio option (read aloud)

  • Optional learner file resource

  • Approximate 2 hour duration

Optional Formal Accreditation

Most of our courses have the option for formal accreditation through Open College Network West Midlands.

What does this mean?

Whilst all of our courses are CPD certified as standard, formal accreditation is done through a National Awarding Body.

What level are the courses?

The majority of our courses are all at a level 2.

How many credits does this course quality for?

This course is a single credit value.

Do I need to do any extra work?

You will be required to compete a learner file which is available once logged in. This is an enabled PDF so you can type your answer in. You will upload this in your learning area along with your learner registration form. We will then mark your learner file and provide feedback. 

Once this is complete we will put a request in to Open College Network West Midlands for your formal certificate.

How do I get my formal certificate?

This will be posted out to you once we receive it from the awarding body. It is sent recorded delivery.