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Advice and Guidance Level 3

Course title: Advice and Guidance Level 3 Course level: Level 3
Qualification: NVQ Certificate Awarding body: Edexcel
UCAS code: Not applicable Academic year: 2018 - 2019
Course delivery: Work based, assessment only Course length: 9 - 12 months
Venue: Workplace


The Level 3 Certificate in Advice and Guidance is aimed at those who work directly with clients, providing advice, disseminating information and giving guidance. They will be working within clear guidelines dealing with information that often needs to be interpreted and adapted to fit their particular clients.

This qualification open to both those employed in an advice role, and volunteers working with suitable candidates.

Modules and units

The qualification is made up of 12 credits from mandatory units:

  • Establish communication with clients for advice and guidance
  • Review own contribution to the service
  • Support clients to make use of the advice and guidance service
  • Understand the importance of legislation and procedures.

And a further minimum of nine credits, from a selection of optional units including:

  • Assist clients to decide on a course of action
  • Develop Interaction with advice and guidance clients
  • Enable advice and guidance clients to access referral opportunities
  • Liaise with other services
  • Negotiate on behalf of advice and guidance clients
  • Prepare clients through advice and guidance to decide on a course of action.

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification, however learners must be aware that they need to complete assignments, be observed in a workplace/placement, and submit work products to meet the criteria.

How much will the course cost me?

Please contact us for costs of this course.

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

How do I apply?

You can apply online (see apply now button), call 01254 354354 or pop into our College to collect an application form.

Additional and key information

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

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