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Information, Advice or Guidance Certificate Level 2 QCF

Level 2 / NCFE / PI165

This Certificate in Information, Advice or Guidance is suitable for learners working with, or intending to work in an information, advice or guidance role.

This course is a QCF qualification, and has now replaced the old NVQ qualification.



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course duration: 120 hrs

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Course Description

This qualification aims to develop the learner’s knowledge and understanding of the key principles of information, advice or guidance and applying these within their own context. 

The objectives of this qualification are to prepare learners for further training and to support a role where learners may give initial information, advice or guidance to others. 

The qualification is designed for those people who work in, or are looking to work in, an information, advice or guidance role such as:

- Careers advisor
- Counsellor
- Customer Service Advisor
- Debt advisor
- Employment advisor
- Help-desk advisor
- Housing support worker
- Learning support worker
- Legal services support worker
- Peer mentor.

To be awarded the NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Information, Advice or Guidance, learners are required to successfully gain 15 credits over 5 units.

Please Note:
Due to the nature of the qualification, the learner will need to be working in a related environment in order to complete certain aspects of this course. There is no requirement that this is full time or paid employment.

Qualification Title: NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Information, Advice or Guidance
Qualification Number: 601/4321/6
Total Credits: 15

Units

Unit 1 - Information, advice or guidance in practice
Unit 2 - Developing interaction skills for information, advice or guidance
Unit 3 - Signposting and referral in information, advice or guidance
Unit 7 - Managing information
Unit 14 - Operating within networks to support information, advice or guidance 

Please note: Due to the structure of this qualification the units are not in consecutive numerical order.

Previous Knowledge Required

The good news is that no prior learning knowledge or experience is essential to take this course. This course is openly available to anyone wishing to learn more about information, advice or guidance and would like to take part in a highly rewarding home study course. You have the freedom to start this course at any time and continue your studies at your own pace for a period of up to 12 months from initial registration with full tutor support.

You will however be required to be working in a related environment in order to complete this course due to the nature of the assessment questions.

Assessment

The learner will complete a portfolio of evidence by successfully completing all of the activities at the end of each unit. This portfolio is assessed by your tutor who will mark and sign off each completed unit of study. 

Upon successful completion of the 15 credits, students will receive a certificate of achievement from the awarding organisation, NCFE.

Awarding Organisation

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Level 2 NCFE certificate of achievement. That means that it is independently accredited at a level of learning equivalent to Level 2 on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) for England, Wales and Northern Ireland. 

Accreditation by NCFE is a guarantee of quality. It means that this learning programme has been scrutinised and approved by an independent panel of experienced educational professionals and is quality audited biannually by NCFE. 

NCFE is recognised as an awarding body by the qualification regulators ('regulators') for England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The regulators are the Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulator (Ofqual) in England, the Department for Children, Education, Lifelong Learning and Skills (DCELLS) in Wales and the Council for Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment (CCEA) in Northern Ireland.

Support

You will be provided with comprehensive materials designed to provide you with everything required to complete your Certificate in Information, Advice or Guidance. You will have your own dedicated tutor who will guide you through your course work and answer any questions you may have during your course. Additionally our Help Desk will provide you with any practical advice by email or phone.

course description

Course Description

This qualification aims to develop the learner’s knowledge and understanding of the key principles of information, advice or guidance and applying these within their own context. 

The objectives of this qualification are to prepare learners for further training and to support a role where learners may give initial information, advice or guidance to others. 

The qualification is designed for those people who work in, or are looking to work in, an information, advice or guidance role such as:

- Careers advisor
- Counsellor
- Customer Service Advisor
- Debt advisor
- Employment advisor
- Help-desk advisor
- Housing support worker
- Learning support worker
- Legal services support worker
- Peer mentor.

To be awarded the NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Information, Advice or Guidance, learners are required to successfully gain 15 credits over 5 units.

Please Note:
Due to the nature of the qualification, the learner will need to be working in a related environment in order to complete certain aspects of this course. There is no requirement that this is full time or paid employment.

Qualification Title: NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Information, Advice or Guidance
Qualification Number: 601/4321/6
Total Credits: 15

previous knowledge required

Previous Knowledge Required

The good news is that no prior learning knowledge or experience is essential to take this course. This course is openly available to anyone wishing to learn more about information, advice or guidance and would like to take part in a highly rewarding home study course. You have the freedom to start this course at any time and continue your studies at your own pace for a period of up to 12 months from initial registration with full tutor support.

You will however be required to be working in a related environment in order to complete this course due to the nature of the assessment questions.

assessment

Assessment

The learner will complete a portfolio of evidence by successfully completing all of the activities at the end of each unit. This portfolio is assessed by your tutor who will mark and sign off each completed unit of study. 

Upon successful completion of the 15 credits, students will receive a certificate of achievement from the awarding organisation, NCFE.

support

Support

You will be provided with comprehensive materials designed to provide you with everything required to complete your Certificate in Information, Advice or Guidance. You will have your own dedicated tutor who will guide you through your course work and answer any questions you may have during your course. Additionally our Help Desk will provide you with any practical advice by email or phone.

modules

Units

Unit 1 - Information, advice or guidance in practice
Unit 2 - Developing interaction skills for information, advice or guidance
Unit 3 - Signposting and referral in information, advice or guidance
Unit 7 - Managing information
Unit 14 - Operating within networks to support information, advice or guidance 

Please note: Due to the structure of this qualification the units are not in consecutive numerical order.

awarding organisation

Awarding Organisation

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Level 2 NCFE certificate of achievement. That means that it is independently accredited at a level of learning equivalent to Level 2 on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) for England, Wales and Northern Ireland. 

Accreditation by NCFE is a guarantee of quality. It means that this learning programme has been scrutinised and approved by an independent panel of experienced educational professionals and is quality audited biannually by NCFE. 

NCFE is recognised as an awarding body by the qualification regulators ('regulators') for England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The regulators are the Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulator (Ofqual) in England, the Department for Children, Education, Lifelong Learning and Skills (DCELLS) in Wales and the Council for Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment (CCEA) in Northern Ireland.