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Human Resources Pathway
Technical Occupations Higher Technical Occupations Professional Occupations
Skilled occupations that a college leaver or an apprentice would be entering. Typically require qualifications at levels 2/3 Require more knowledge and skills acquired through experience in the workplace or further technical education. Typically require qualifications at levels 4/5 Occupations where there is a clear career progression from higher technical occupations, as well as occupations where a degree apprenticeship exists
Human Resources Administrator
Provision of largely transactional human resource services e.g. recruitment, HR administration, rewards and recognition, training and development, etc
Human Resources Manager
Management of routine human resource services, usually with specific expertise in a human resource discipline e.g. equality and diversity, training and development, employee representation. Significant problem solving is core to these occupations
Human Resources Professional
Provision of high level human resource advice and leadership across an organisation combined with the ability to define strategic and operational organisation-wide human resource challenges and to develop lasting solutions
Arbitration Professional
Senior Human Resources (HR) Professional
Senior Learning & Development (L&D) Professional
Senior Organisation Development (OD) Professional
Management and Administration Pathway
Technical Occupations Higher Technical Occupations Professional Occupations
Skilled occupations that a college leaver or an apprentice would be entering. Typically require qualifications at levels 2/3 Require more knowledge and skills acquired through experience in the workplace or further technical education. Typically require qualifications at levels 4/5 Occupations where there is a clear career progression from higher technical occupations, as well as occupations where a degree apprenticeship exists
Management Professional
Leader of a business process and/or unit requiring the ability to analyse and improve complex business-wide processes and risks. Also includes the ability to provide a full range of company legal and financial knowledge relevant to running a company