NVQ Diploma in Advice & Guidance Level 4

Course Information

  • Course Code: BC780
  • Duration: 1 year
  • Price: £1450.00
  • Start Date: Start Anytime
  • Times: -
  • Delivery Type: PT

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Overview

Who is the course for?

This qualification supports the recognised need for individuals and employers/tutors to be responsible for gaining the skills needed to meet ever-changing objectives. This will in turn lead to improvements in efficiency and effectiveness throughout the organisation and with clients.

How will the course be delivered?

This qualification is competence based, this means that it is linked to your ability to completely perform a range of tasks connected with your work. Assessments will be carried out on your daily activities using a range of planned assessment methods i.e. observation, discussion and questioning. All delivery is in the workplace.

 

 

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What will I study?

What will I study?

What is the structure of the NVQ?

Students must achieve a minimum of 37 credits: 17 from five mandatory units, and 20 from a choice of 22 optional units. A minimum of 19 credits must come from Level 4 units.

Course Description:

Units are achieved through one to one support from an advisor who visits the workplace approximately once a month. A total of 37 credits must be achieved.

5 mandatory units contributing 17 credits, of which 10 credits are at Level 4

    Develop interactions with advice and guidance clients
  • Manage personal case load
  • Evaluate and develop own contribution to the service
  • Operate within networks
  • Understand importance of legislation and procedures

Optional units totalling 20 credits, of which 9 credits must be Level 4

    Support clients to make use of the advice and guidance service
  • Assist advice and guidance clients to decide on a course of action
  • Prepare clients through advice and guidance for the implementation of a course of action
  • Assist clients through advice and guidance to review their achievement of a course of action
  • Advocate on behalf of advice and guidance clients
  • Prepare to represent advice and guidance clients in formal proceedings
  • Present cases for advice and guidance clients in formal proceedings
  • Negotiate on behalf of advice and guidance clients
  • Liaise with other services
  • Enable advice and guidance clients to access referral opportunities
  • Evaluate and develop own contribution to the service
  • Undertake research for the service and its clients
  • Design information materials for use in the service
  • Provide and maintain information materials for use in the service
  • Identify and promote the contribution of Careers Education Guidance (CEG) within the organisation
  • Integrate Careers Education Guidance (CEG) within the curriculum
  • Promote Careers Education Guidance (CEG)
  • Negotiate and maintain service agreements
  • Facilitate learning in groups
  • Prepare and set up mediation
  • Stage and manage the mediation process
Entry Requirements

Course Entry Criteria

Experienced individuals who work directly with people - disseminating information, advice, guidance and formal advocacy and have managerial or training responsibilities. The college operates a no refunds policy as detailed below.

 

How will I be assessed?
What can I do next?
For more information

For more information about this course, contact our specialist team on 01254 29 25 00 or email business@blackburn.ac.uk

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