Certificate in Advice and Guidance (RQF) Level 3 NVQ Course 7 Lessons only
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Certificate in Advice and Guidance (RQF) Level 3 NVQ
Are you looking for advice and guidance training? The BIIAB Level 3 NVQ Certificate in Advice and Guidance (RQF) qualification (601/7407/9) helps you develop the knowledge, understanding and skills to work in a number of roles that require you provide advice and guidance. Having an advice and guidance qualification really does open a wide range of possibilities.
All industries are embracing advice and guidance more fully to improve the quality of the workplace and communications. This could be to customers, colleagues and other stakeholders. Whilst the most common roles are as Tutors in Colleges as well as Support Roles, advice and guidance skills are increasingly sought after. They’re specialist skills required in a growing number of industries. Holding an NVQ in Advice and Guidance has distinct advantages if you’re wishing to further your career prospects in a supportive role.
It’s also suitable for those requiring on the job training or looking to transfer their volunteering skills more formally into the workplace as well as anyone who has responsibility for advice or guidance and wants to make sure their service is delivered more effectively.
What will you study on this Advice and Guidance training course?
You'll gain the vital skills of understanding of:
- factors that contribute to effective communication
- providing information on other suitable services
- how to enable clients to explore their issues
- liaising with clients using a range of media
- managing personal caseload
You'll also learn how to negotiate on behalf of advice and guidance clients and operate within networks. These are all necessary skills if you want to thrive within an advice and guidance role.
What Advice and Guidance qualification will you get?
After successfully completing the distance learning course, you’ll receive the BIIAB Level 3 NVQ Certificate in Advice and Guidance (RQF) qualification. This recognised qualification will help you gain a role where you'll be required to provide advice and guidance directly to clients. It could also help you work in supervisory and managerial roles. The skills that you'll gain will no doubt be highly valuable in a variety of areas.
What can I progress onto after the Certificate in Advice and Guidance (RQF) Level 3 NVQ course?
The following RQF qualifications are examples of further learning you may wish to undertake, there are many more qualifications that might be appropriate for you, depending on your career path and the sector you work in:
- Business Administration (RQF) Diploma Level 3
- Management (RQF) Diploma Level 3
- Sales and Marketing (RQF) Level 3
- Customer Service Principles: NCFE Level 3 Certificate (RQF)
What are my Advice and Guidance career possibilities?
This advice and guidance qualification is suitable for anyone looking to demonstrate their knowledge and competence in a role that involves provision of advice and guidance. In terms of employment opportunities, for those in an existing advice and guidance role this qualification will help prove your skills, make you more marketable and help your career progression opportunities.
For those looking for a new role involving advice and guidance this qualification will help you make the progression more easily. Relevant higher level advice and guidance job roles include (but are not restricted to):
- Employability support
- The voluntary sector
- Career guidance
Am I required to do a placement?
Yes, some time is needed at a work placement. To successfully complete the advice and guidance training, part of your assessment will need to be carried out in a work setting. This will allow you to demonstrate provision of advice and guidance.
Great news! If you study this Advice and Guidance course you have the option to either fund the distance learning course yourself privately, or we are able to offer you the course funded using a 19+ Advanced Learning Loan. Please click the “fees tab” for more information on how you can fund your course.
Yes, there is Government funding available for doing this course...
You can choose to fund this course privately, yourself, or you could get a 19+ Advanced Learner Loan. Stonebridge has partnered with Dimensions Training Solutions, who are accountable to the Skills Funding Agency (SFA) and Ofsted, to provide this course with Government backed funding. Through Dimensions Training Solutions, you can access your 19+ Advanced Learner Loan, if you meet the criteria. The two main conditions are:
- You need to be aged 19 or over
- You need to be a UK citizen.
Would a 19+ Advanced Learner Loan make any difference to my course?
Yes, when you study using this kind of funding, "Dimensions Training Solutions" deliver your course and it does offer considerably more than the same one without the 19+ funding loan.
Enhanced course content
Six Employability and Independent Learning Skills (EILS) modules are embedded in the content of your course: Maths, English, Digital Life Skills, Confidence, Resilience and Meeting Deadlines.
You can choose to study a further four: Workplace Ready, Initiative, Teamwork and Problem Solving. These are all designed to boost your personal skill level and help your career progression.
Additional personal support
A Student Support Officer (SSO) will be assigned to you, so you have a single point of contact throughout your course to support you with any admin issues.
Dimensions Training Solutions regularly update the SFA with details of study hours, and evidence of learning, in order to responsibly account for your course funding.
You will have an Individual Learning Plan with a set "finish date" and your SSO is there to encourage and help you stay on course. This is in addition to your Assessor, who assesses your work and provides personal constructive feedback.
The difference between courses funded by 19+ loan and privately funded courses when you enrol from the Stonebridge website
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|Personal Assessor Support assigned to you|
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|Individual Learning Plan with a set "finish date"||✖|
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|Online study delivery|
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|Nothing to pay until course is finished and you earn over £21,000 pa.||✖|
Courses on the Stonebridge website funded by 19+ Advanced Learner Loans are delivered by Dimensions Training Solutions
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