Human Resources (Level 5)

Build other people’s futures as well as your own.

“All my placements have been amazing and there’s been so much support throughout. As I get further into the scheme, it’s really rewarding to see everything fitting together. ”
— Lucy, Human Resource Apprentice

How long: 2 years
Where: London
Salary: £21,846
What you’ll need:

  • A minimum of 5 GCSE’s Grade A* – C or Grade 4 and above including Maths and English language
  • Plus 2 A-Levels in any subject at grade A* – D or equivalent
  • You’ll be 18 years of age by 6 September 2021 to be eligible for this scheme

We’re looking for people who are:

  • Strong communicators
  • Able to influence and engage others
  • Proactive and able to demonstrate initiative

Job overview

A role in Human Resources at TfL is all about the people that keep London moving. Your role will contribute towards ensuring we hire, develop and support the employees at the heart of our business, by making sure the right people, with the right experience and skills, are in the right jobs. Without this, we cannot continue to deliver our world class service.  You’ll learn how to support the core business in the delivery of generalist and specialist HR services.

What will I be doing?

Some of the placements you could complete are HR Services, HR Strategy, Employee Communications & Engagement and HR Business Partner. You could gain experience in first line query management, reward, strategic resourcing, diversity and inclusion and applying practical employment law knowledge to support our business to manage cases including discipline, grievance, and performance.

Where can this career take me?

You’ll gain a CIPD Level 5 in Applied Human Resources and become a CIPD associate member.

This foundation can lead to a role in employee case management, recruitment, learning and development, talent, diversity and inclusion, or business partnering depending on which areas you have developed interests in on the scheme.


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“It just gave a really good introduction to the different business areas TfL have and the different challenges they have.”