Human Resources Higher Apprenticeship

  • Employer Tata Steel
  • Job type Higher Apprenticeships
  • Salary £15,750
  • Deadline 10/03/2019

  • Entry requirements A-levels (or equivalent)
  • Locations Port Talbot
  • Qualifications gained Professional Qualification
  • Date published 21/01/2019

Tata Steel is one of the world’s most geographically diversified steel producers, with operations in 26 countries and commercial offices in over 35 countries.

In Europe we are one of the largest steel producers. But it’s not just our size that sets us apart. What makes us different is our approach to business. We believe our strength is how we build collaborative relationships that create new success for our customers

Success in a competitive marketplace depends on having the right people with the relevant skills in the right positions. The Human Resources team makes this happen, ensuring that the business attracts, supports, develops and retains the best people. It’s a diverse and expansive remit, covering everything from Selection & Recruitment through to Employee Relations. Whether your interest is in general HR or in specialising within a centre of expertise, we’ll give you the opportunity to engage with different disciplines to further your career development including rotations within the department and throughout the UK.

As part of the Tata Steel Human Resources Apprentice Scheme you will have a unique opportunity to gain a broad experience across the diverse areas of the Human Resources function. Your time on the Apprentice Scheme will be spent mainly in Port Talbot with some travel to other sites may be required


You’ll need to have 5 GCSEs or equivalent (including English, Maths and Science) at Grades A* - C or level 4 - 9


 3 A’ Levels or equivalent at Grades A* – C.

Human Resources Apprenticeship Programme Summary:

Professional training to complete CIPD (Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development) to Level 5 will be provided over the 2 year apprenticeship.

During the 2 year apprenticeship programme you will follow a rotation plan, gaining knowledge and experience within the three areas of the HR Operating model, which includes: HR Operations, Centres of Expertise and Business HR.

We will provide highly competitive study support as you work towards CIPD  professional qualification. When you have completed our Human Resources higher apprentice scheme you will be CIPD qualified to Level 5, with extensive experience that will be the springboard for your futurecareer with one of the world’s most geographically diversified steel producers.

Package and benefits

As well as your starting salary of £15,750, Tata Steel offers a very competitive package - that recognises your contribution to our business and supports you in your professional development. This includes:

  • nationally recognised qualifications 
  • employment opportunities and progression
  • ongoing Tata Steel training, which has built a reputation as one of the best within the industry.
  • One of the UK’s leading defined contribution pension schemes
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Discounted shopping with various local and national retailers and services including Vodafone, Nandos, Virgin Holidays, Jaguar Land Rover, asos.

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