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Developing Awareness of Advice and Guidance

Course title: Developing Awareness of Advice and Guidance Course level: Level 2
Qualification: Certificate Awarding body: QCF
UCAS code: Not applicable Academic year: 2018 - 2019
Course delivery: Part-time Course length: Three hours per week for 10 weeks.
Venue: Various


Covering Information, Advice and Guidance in practice, skills for advice providers, developing interaction skills and signposting and referrals, this qualification has been developed to acknowledge and underpin the practice of those who may deliver Information, Advice and Guidance as part of their role, while not employed primarily in that capacity.

The qualification is beneficial in three key areas:

  • The client: will receive a higher quality service
  • The learner: will become better skilled and confident in information, advice or guidance delivery
  • The organisation (to which the learner is attached): as the learner’s practice becomes more informed and confident.

Learners are required to have current experience of working in a suitable Information, Advice and Guidance role (paid or voluntary).

Entry requirements

Good level of English and maths.

How will I be assessed?

Portfolio of evidence.

Qualifications achieved

Level 2 Certificate in Information, Advice or Guidance (QCF)

Progression and employment

On successful completion of this course you may choose to progress on to the Level 3 Information, Advice and Guidance course.

How much will the course cost me?

Please contact us for costs of this course. The fee may be reduced or void depending on the individual’s circumstances.

The cost of the course includes, the college enrolment fee and exam fees.

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If you have any queries please contact our Information, Advice and Guidance Team on 01254 354354 or email


Courses are completely FREE for anyone who is unemployed, actively seeking work and claiming a benefit.

IMPORTANT: Evidence of your benefit claim MUST be brought to the first class.

How do I apply?

You can apply online (see apply now button), call 01254 354423 or pop into our College to collect an application form.


Additional and key information

For more information about the course, please contact Richard Dwyer:

Call: 01254 354423

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