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What career opportunities can this lead to?

Some of the potential job roles for those working towards these qualifications are:
Connexions adviser
Business Link adviser
Citizens Advice Bureau staff
Advice providers within educational institutions
Counselling providers
Training and human resource personnel
Receptionists and administrators
Assessors and verifiers On completing the Level 4 NVQ Diploma in Advice and Guidance learners will be able to progress within employment or onto other qualifications such as:
qualifications in Learning, Development and Support Services
Level 5 Award, Certificate or Diploma in Management and Leadership.

What are the entry requirements?

These qualifications are suitable for those working directly with clients in organisations providing advice and guidance services. These services may include careers guidance, government agencies such as Connexions, youth work and youth justice, schools, colleges, training providers, universities, prison services, trade unions, charitable and voluntary services, housing, IAG partnerships and human resource departments as well as health and social care environments. Learners may work as a receptionist or administrator within advice and guidance services but may not be directly involved in advising clients; however learners may work closely with clients when they first contact the service. There are two units at Level 2 within this suite of qualifications; these units are a good stepping stone into the qualification of advice and guidance and learners will receive unit accreditation enabling progression onto Level 3 as their role develops. At Level 4 the learners role will involve providing specialist advice and guidance to clients, reporting to senior management and networking with associated services and managing, negotiating, training, evaluating and
developing the service provision.

What does this programme involve?

To achieve the Level 4 NVQ Diploma in Advice and Guidance (QCF) learners must achieve a total of 37 credits. learners must achieve:
five mandatory units totalling 17 credits, with 10 credits at Level 4
optional units totalling 20 credits, with 9 credits at Level 4. The Mandatory units include: Understand the importance of legislation and procedures Develop interactions with advice and guidance clients Manage personal case load Evaluate and develop own contribution to the service Operate within networks

How is the programme taught and assessed?

Once you have enrolled onto the programme you will be assigned an assessor that will visit you in the workplace regularly. They will complete assessment plans and reviews with you to keep you on target. They will support you in the collection of the required evidence needed for your qualification through different assessment methods such as; professional discussion, observations, written questions, verbal questions, witness statements and any assignments.

What else do I need to know?

Please enquire

If you are a Levy paying employer, the cost of training will be funded through your digital account. If you are a non-levy paying employer you will pay 10% of the cost of training. For full details on fees, or for any other enquiries please contact experts@eastleigh.ac.uk or call 023 8091 1195.

Dates for the diary

Each year we hold various events which will give you the opportunity to find out more about our range of courses. For specific dates and times please see the events section of this website or telephone 023 8091 1195.

How do I apply?

If you are hoping to undertake a workbased apprenticeship, please be aware that you will need to be employed in a relevant role in industry and your employer must agree to your training.

*Fees will apply if you are over 18. You may be eligible for fee support or a loan. To find out an accurate cost, based on your individual circumstances, please contact our Workforce Skills Advisors on 023 8091 1195.

Course Code

ADGD4

Session Venue Starts Days Time Weeks Fees* 24+ Fees*
ADGD4 Workplace Flexible Flexible Flexible Flexible You may be eligible for fee funding. Please enquire for details --Please call 023 8091 1195 Apply now

* Please note that although this tool looks to give customers the best indication of course costs, a final cost can only be confirmed once all submitted information is verified by our information, advice and guidance team.

Need any further advice?

If you are a Levy paying employer, the cost of training will be funded through your digital account. If you are a non-levy paying employer you will pay 10% of the cost of training. For full details on fees, or for any other enquiries please contact experts@eastleigh.ac.uk or call 023 8091 1195.

The Equality Act

The College wishes to ensure that it complies with the requirements of the Equality Act 2010. If you are a disabled person, please ensure that we know what you need so that we can make all reasonable adjustments to help you succeed.

Please note all courses descriptions may be subject to change.

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