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NCFE level 2 Certificate in Information, Advice or Guidance

Key course information

Health, Care and Early Years

01/08/2019

16 weeks

Part time

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Course Overview


This flexible, online, distance-learning qualification will develop your skills and practice when giving information, advice or guidance. This course is particularly suitable if you are employed in sectors such as local authorities, careers advice services, voluntary sector organisations, student services, citizen advice services, housing associations. The qualification aims to develop your knowledge and understanding of the key principles of information, advice or guidance, and how to apply these within your own context. You’ll be prepared for further training, and to support a role where you will be giving initial information, advice or guidance to others.


What will I learn?


You’ll cover five mandatory units, giving you a solid foundation in the contexts and practises used while giving information, advice or guidance. These are:

- Developing Interaction skills for information, advice or guidance.
- Information, advice or guidance in practice.
- Information, Advice and Guidance – context.
- Signposting and referral in information, advice or guidance.
- Information, advice or guidance with groups.

Entry Requirements


- Learners should be over the age of 19 at the start of the academic year.
- Learners need to have been a resident in the UK or EEA/EU for at least three years prior to enrolment.
- Learners cannot be enrolled if they are currently funded for another course.

Study, Assessment and Qualifications


- This is a distance learning course. This means learners do not have to attend college for lessons or sessions with a tutor.
- You are given a personal log in to e-assessor, where you will submit your work for each unit.
- The allotted time for each learner to complete this course is 4 months.

Additional Costs and Information


- All learners must complete an induction session prior to being enrolled onto the course.
- This course is free however, we do have a £115 withdrawal charge if learners do not complete.
- Learners can only complete 1 NCFE course at a time.

What Could I Do Next?

On completion of your course you may choose to progress onto these following courses

Health, Care and Early Years


Career Opportunities

  • Teaching Assistant
  • Youth Worker
  • Social Worker

  • Psychologist
  • Teacher
  • Children's Nurse

At any one time, there are over 80,000 social care vacancies in England

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