Presenting an entirely new Recruitment Consulting Certificate
built in consultation with the recruitment and staffing industry


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Give your new starters a solid foundation in recruitment and staffing with the brand new RCSA Recruitment Consulting Certificate program.

Newly developed for 2023.

For over 20 years RCSA has supported individuals new to the recruitment and staffing profession with the Recruitment Consulting Certificate. To respond to the modern challenges and opportunities facing today’s recruiter, the RCSA has fully revitalised this program to provide the essential knowledge, skills and best practice principles to thrive in our industry.

Developed in consultation with current recruitment professionals, facilitators, and previous learners, this new four week program is specifically tailored to support agency consultants with less than 12 months experience in recruitment and staffing

In addition to providing consultants with the essential tools needed for a career in recruitment, the RCC also provides individuals with a solid professional conduct through promoting the key principles at the core of the RCSA Code of Professional Conduct.

Available in both a face-to-face and online learning format, the RCC provides a modern blended learning experience to cater for any individual's training preferences .

The RCC 6 Step Process


Recruitment Consultants participating in the certificate will engage with learning across:

  • self led learning via course specific eLearning modules
  • weekly facilitated workshops (online or in person available)
  • complete tasks as part of the Industry Skills & Workplace Learning Journal
  • complete a final assessment

Practical learning exercises will include:

  • Role plays that can build confidence
  • Hypothetical practical situations
  • Collaboration with industry peers
  • Referable and reusable templates (e.g. job ads, client briefs, sales calls)
  • Practical assessments throughout the program and a final assessment

Course structure

To be awarded the RCSA Recruitment Consulting Certificate learners must successfully complete:

  • RCSA Code of Professional Conduct
  • Attendance at all workshops
  • Weekly tasks as part of the Industry Skills & Workplace Learning Journal; and
  • A final assessment

Upon successful completion, learners will achieve 25 CPD points and will be recognised as an individual Accredited Professional Recruiter (APRCSA).

Who can benefit

Designed for recruitment consultants new to the industry (0-24 months in recruitment) and/or individuals looking to broaden their skills development. Suitable for individuals to complete prior to starting in a role or with no experience.

Face-to-face Learning 

Currently available via expression of interest only. Please contact [email protected] for further information.

Learn online

Completed over 4-week period learners complete weekly eLearning modules, attend a weekly online workshop, complete tasks as part of the Industry Skills & Workplace Learning Journal, and a final assessment. 

Entry requirements

There is no formal requirement for this course.



Membership Price $2,000.00 AUD + GST for AU Participants, $2,000.00 AUD for NZ Participants*

Non-Member Price $4,000.00 AUD + GST for AU Participants, $4,000.00 AUD for NZ Participants*

*NZ Participants do not pay GST

Delivery formats:

Face-to-Face Workshops

In person workshops held across all major
Australian and New Zealand cities.

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Online Classroom

eLearning modules, weekly online workshop
and on the job learning.

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Connect with an Expert

Discuss your learning needs with
a member of the RCSA team.

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