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Certificate in Recruitment and Selection (CRS)

Certificate in Recruitment and Selection (CRS) provides practical and authoritative guidance on best practice. It's a level three qualification that's based on the CIPD's support-level Professional Standards.  This qualification is for HR officers, recruitment consultants and line managers who have responsibility for recruitment and selection within their organisation.
Certification Summary
Examination Papers & Topics
CRS is composed of four mandatory modules:
  • The context of recruitment and selection, and the application of information systems
  • The recruitment process
  • The selection process
  • The legal, ethical and professional issues of recruitment and selection.
 
 
Examination Style
This is an assessment-based qualification that requires you to complete:  
  • Four work-based or work-related assignments (one for each module) – two written (1,500–2,000 words) and two skills-based
  • A work-based project (3,000–3,500 words)
  • A continuing professional development (CPD) record and plan.
 
A total of 240 study hours are required to successfully complete this qualification, of which 120 hours should be private study. On average it takes nine months to complete.
 
 
Examination Passing Score
Please contact a CIPD-approved centre. You will find a full list of approved centres and programmes on CIPD website at www.cipd.co.uk/centresearch Centres will provide you with further information on costs, start dates and enrolment.
  
Examination & Results Dates
Please contact a CIPD-approved centre. You will find a full list of approved centres and programmes on CIPD website at www.cipd.co.uk/centresearch Centres will provide you with further information on costs, start dates and enrolment.

 

Examination Mode Paper-based
Areas of Specialization
  • Human Resources
Professional Body Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development
Location of Incorporation United Kingdom