Career Information, Advice and Guidance (3072)

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About these qualifications

The qualification will provide accredited professional development opportunities for those currently and newly working in these areas and encourage progression in the sector. You will cover the key knowledge, understanding and skills required for providing careers information, advice and guidance in a professional or voluntary role.

Who are they for

The qualifications have been developed for those working in the new Adult Advancement and Career Service, as well as other agencies, and in the voluntary sector. You must be aged 16+ to register on the Level 3 Diploma and be aged 18+ to register for the Level 4 Diploma.

General Information

Available in following countries

  • England
  • Wales
  • Scotland
  • Northern Ireland
  • International

Information & documentation

For Centres

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Assessment Materials

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What's involved in delivering this course?

To deliver these qualifications you will need qualified assessors - you can train internal members of staff or recruit specially.

You will also need suitable facilities to carry out the required training to enable learners to achieve industry standards.

To find all the resource requirements, download the qualification handbook from the centre documents section.

There are no eligibility requirements.

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For Learners

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What's involved in studying this course?

You can choose the qualification that demonstrates the specialist knowledge and skills you have developed such as:

  • Using diagnostic and assessment tools
  • Obtaining and organising career-related information
  • Delivering information in an outreach setting
  • Promoting career-related learning
  • Working with specific groups
  • Providing on-going support
  • Working with other organisations.

You will learn on the job in the work environment.

Assessment will also take place in the workplace and will include a portfolio of evidence and direct observation.

Which level is right for me?

Level 3
Your role involves providing career guidance directly to clients, reporting to line management as well as associated services. You may also supervise and support other staff members.

Level 4
Your role involves providing specialist career guidance to clients, reporting to senior management and networking with associated services and managing, negotiating, training, evaluating and developing the service provision.

Level 6
Your role involves providing expert career guidance to clients, networking with associated services and managing, negotiating, training, evaluating and developing the service provision.

 

What careers can this lead to?

These qualifications can help you to progress in a wide range of career guidance roles including:

  • Careers adviser
  • Business link adviser
  • Advice provider within an educational institution
  • Counselling provider
  • Training and human resources personnel.