HR Advisor – Apprenticeship

  • Company: Pearson
  • Location: Manchester
  • Closing Date: 10-05-2022


Pearson is the world’s leading learning company, with 20,000+ employees in more than 80 countries helping people of all ages to make measurable progress in their lives. We have a simple mission: to help people make more of their lives through learning.

Pearson VUE is a business within Pearson PLC and is the global leader in computer-based testing for information technology, academic, government, and professional testing programs around the world. Pearson VUE provides a full suite of services from test development to data management and delivers exams through the world’s most comprehensive and secure network of test centres in more than 175 countries.

About the programme

Are you looking to take the next step in your HR career? At Pearson as trainee HR Advisor, we are offering you the opportunity to learn, gain further career experience and qualify as you complete the Level 5 HR qualification with the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). Your opportunity involves:

Trainee HR Advisor – CIPD Level 5 HR consultant partner apprenticeship

Remote working, travel to Manchester office on a regular basis is required and some UK Travel.

Permanent role – Full-time working 37.5 hours Monday to Friday

Competitive salary range

What to expect

When you complete this Apprenticeship programme, the skills, knowledge, and behaviours acquired will allow you to perform the role of an HR Advisor and benefit your further career development. The academic programme is expected to last for a period of 2 years.

As Trainee HR Advisor you’ll be supported by our HR team members and provide an efficient, effective, and proactive Human Resources service to managers and staff. This position will involve work with managers so that they are fully supported in all elements of the HR remit, thus enabling them to meet their objectives in the most effective way.


You will be expected to have excellent time management, organisational and prioritisation skills to keep up in a fast-paced and often pressurised environment. You will need the ability to work independently when required, but with the common sense to know when to seek guidance and advice from colleagues.

We are looking for a strong, reliable, and responsible team player with excellent communication skills both written and verbal in the English language. You’ll be IT literate with working experience of Microsoft packages with excellent attention to detail and accuracy.

Apply now or contact student support if you need assistance with your application, we’re here to help!