30/05/2016

NVQ Level 4 Diploma in Advice and Guidance

Units are achieved through one to one support from an advisor who visits the workplace approximately once a month.  A total of 37 credits must be achieved.

5 mandatory units contributing 17 credits, of which 10 credits are at level 4

  • Develop interactions with advice and guidance clients
  • Manage personal case load
  • Evaluate and develop own contribution to the service
  • Operate within networks
  • Understand importance of legislation and procedures

Optional units totalling 20 credits, of which 9 credits must be level 4

  • Support clients to make use of the advice and guidance service
  • Assist advice and guidance clients to decide on a course of action
  • Prepare clients through advice and guidance for the implementation of a course of action
  • Assist clients through advice and guidance to review their achievement of a course of action
  • Advocate on behalf of advice and guidance clients
  • Prepare to represent advice and guidance clients in formal proceedings
  • Present cases for advice and guidance clients in formal proceedings
  • Negotiate on behalf of advice and guidance clients
  • Liaise with other services
  • Enable advice and guidance clients to access referral opportunities
  • Evaluate and develop own contribution to the service
  • Undertake research for the service and its’ clients
  • Design information materials for use in the service
  • Provide and maintain information materials for use in the service
  • Identify and promote the contribution of Careers Education
  • Guidance (CEG) within the organisation
  • Integrate Careers Education Guidance (CEG) within the curriculum
  • Promote Careers Education Guidance (CEG)
  • Negotiate and maintain service agreements
  • Facilitate learning in groups
  • Prepare and set up mediation
  • Stage and manage the mediation process

Assessment:

A variety of methods including observations in the workplace, witness testimonies, product evidence and professional discussions.