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Certificate in Advice and Guidance (RQF) Level 3 NVQ

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  • Accreditation by BIIAB
  • 7 units
  • 137.97 guided learning hours
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:

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
  • Mentoring
  • Teaching

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.

Qualification: BIIAB Level 3 NVQ Certificate in Advice and Guidance (RQF)

On successful completion of our BIIAB Level 3 NVQ Certificate in Advice and Guidance(RQF) course you will receive a qualification listed on the RQF at level 3 (Qualification Reference Number: (601/7407/9). This course has also been assigned 22 credits.

Requirements for Entry

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

Please note: You must be at least 16 years of age to join this course.

Professional Membership

On completion of this course you will be eligible to join the following Professional Associations(s):

BIIAB, the British Institute of Innkeeping Awarding Body, is a government approved awarding body that has been raising standards in licenced retail since its formation in 1981. BIIAB are the premier awarding body for licenced retail in the UK and is owned by the registered charity BII. BIIAB offers a range of level 1-6 awards that cover the requirements of the licenced retail industry. They are perpetually developing their qualifcations to reflect demands of society, Police, Government and licenced retailers.

Unit One: Understand the importance of legislation and procedures (R/602/5210)

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand legislation and codes of practice which impact on their role
  • Understand how to deal with urgent situations
  • Be able to record contacts, interactions, agreements, and provision of information
  • Understand the actual or potential effect of own values, beliefs, attitudes and behaviours when working.
  • Understand why the effectiveness of methods may vary depending upon the situation and clients involved

Unit Two: Establish communication with clients for advice and guidance (J/602/5138)

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand the factors that contribute to effective communication with clients
  • Be able to establish effective communication with clients
  • Understand how to minimise difficulties when communicating with clients
  • Be able to minimise difficulties in communication

Unit Three: Support clients to make use of the advice and guidance service (L/602/5139)

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Be able to enable clients to decide whether to use the service
  • Be able to identify and provide accurate information required by clients
  • Understand the services provided by other suitable services
  • Be able to provide information on other suitable services
  • Be able to agree with clients their use of the service

Unit Four: Develop interactions with advice and guidance clients  (F/602/5140)

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Be able to enable clients to explore their issues
  • Be able to sustain interactions with clients
  • Be able to bring interactions to a close

Unit Five: Interact with clients using a range of media( J/602/5141)

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Be able to establish interaction with clients using a range of media
  • Be able to deal with problems maintaining interactions
  • Be able to provide information and focus on the clients’ requirements
  • Understand how to communicate using a range of media
  • Be able to identify risks to the client

Unit Six: Assist advice and guidance clients to decide on a course of action (R/602/5143)

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Be able to assist clients to clarify their requirements
  • Be able to negotiate boundaries with clients
  • Be able to assist clients to review and prioritise their decisions
  • Be able to assist clients select a course of action
  • Understand the importance of autonomy for the client

Unit Seven: Review own contribution to the service (Y/602/5192)

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Be able to assist clients to clarify their requirements
  • Be able to develop to achieve work objectives

What's Included

  • All study materials
  • Study Guide
  • Full Tutor and Admin support
  • The course fee includes the awarding body registration and certification fee (valued at up to £96.00).
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:

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
  • Mentoring
  • Teaching

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.

Qualification: BIIAB Level 3 NVQ Certificate in Advice and Guidance (RQF)

On successful completion of our BIIAB Level 3 NVQ Certificate in Advice and Guidance(RQF) course you will receive a qualification listed on the RQF at level 3 (Qualification Reference Number: (601/7407/9). This course has also been assigned 22 credits.

Requirements for Entry

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

Please note: You must be at least 16 years of age to join this course.

Professional Membership

On completion of this course you will be eligible to join the following Professional Associations(s):

BIIAB, the British Institute of Innkeeping Awarding Body, is a government approved awarding body that has been raising standards in licenced retail since its formation in 1981. BIIAB are the premier awarding body for licenced retail in the UK and is owned by the registered charity BII. BIIAB offers a range of level 1-6 awards that cover the requirements of the licenced retail industry. They are perpetually developing their qualifcations to reflect demands of society, Police, Government and licenced retailers.

Unit One: Understand the importance of legislation and procedures (R/602/5210)

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand legislation and codes of practice which impact on their role
  • Understand how to deal with urgent situations
  • Be able to record contacts, interactions, agreements, and provision of information
  • Understand the actual or potential effect of own values, beliefs, attitudes and behaviours when working.
  • Understand why the effectiveness of methods may vary depending upon the situation and clients involved

Unit Two: Establish communication with clients for advice and guidance (J/602/5138)

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand the factors that contribute to effective communication with clients
  • Be able to establish effective communication with clients
  • Understand how to minimise difficulties when communicating with clients
  • Be able to minimise difficulties in communication

Unit Three: Support clients to make use of the advice and guidance service (L/602/5139)

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Be able to enable clients to decide whether to use the service
  • Be able to identify and provide accurate information required by clients
  • Understand the services provided by other suitable services
  • Be able to provide information on other suitable services
  • Be able to agree with clients their use of the service

Unit Four: Develop interactions with advice and guidance clients  (F/602/5140)

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Be able to enable clients to explore their issues
  • Be able to sustain interactions with clients
  • Be able to bring interactions to a close

Unit Five: Interact with clients using a range of media( J/602/5141)

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Be able to establish interaction with clients using a range of media
  • Be able to deal with problems maintaining interactions
  • Be able to provide information and focus on the clients’ requirements
  • Understand how to communicate using a range of media
  • Be able to identify risks to the client

Unit Six: Assist advice and guidance clients to decide on a course of action (R/602/5143)

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Be able to assist clients to clarify their requirements
  • Be able to negotiate boundaries with clients
  • Be able to assist clients to review and prioritise their decisions
  • Be able to assist clients select a course of action
  • Understand the importance of autonomy for the client

Unit Seven: Review own contribution to the service (Y/602/5192)

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Be able to assist clients to clarify their requirements
  • Be able to develop to achieve work objectives

What's Included

  • All study materials
  • Study Guide
  • Full Tutor and Admin support
  • The course fee includes the awarding body registration and certification fee (valued at up to £96.00).

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