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Competency-based Recruitment

CIPD Training
Course summary
Length: 2 days
Price: 1,150 GBP excl. VAT
Provider: CIPD Training plus
Course type: Open / Scheduled
Next available date: 01/05/2018 - London
Course Dates
1,150 GBP
1,150 GBP

Course description

Course description

Competency-based Recruitment - 2 day course - CIPD Training

Competency-based Recruitment focuses on how to express competency requirements, attract people who meet those requirements and then select the candidates who are the most competent or have the potential to be so.

Suitability - Who should attend?

Competency-based Recruitment is suitable for HR professionals or line managers with recruitment responsibilities or recruitment specialists requiring an overview of the competency-based approach to recruitment and selection.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

By the end of Competency-based Recruitment you will be able to:

  • assess the advantages and limitations of a competency based approach to recruitment
  • define competency requirements in a way that could be used in recruitment
  • design an interview framework based on competencies
  • search for, recognise and judge evidence of competence in an interview
  • structure an assessment centre based on competence.

In-house training

All CIPD Training programmes can be run in-house, where we can tailor the content to your organisation’s unique needs.

Training Course Content

The course will discuss the following topics:

  • Competencies and approach requirements
  • What difference it may make to the way you attract and select staff
  • Examples of competencies
  • Links to the business, the culture and HRM/HRD systems
  • Framing your competency framework for recruitment
  • Advertising for competent people
  • Designing your selection processes
  • Stereotyping and gender issues
  • How to select or create competency-based assessments
  • Identifying potential
  • Identifying, recording and judging evidence of competence
  • Planning the next steps towards a recruitment approach.


Non-member Fee: £1,150 + VAT

CIPD Member Fee: £1,035 + VAT

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CIPD Training

Shaping the future of the HR and L&D profession. The CIPD is championing better work and working lives, setting the benchmark for excellence in people and organisational development.  With more than 100 programmes, CIPD Training is one of the UK's...

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