Focus Awards Level 3 NVQ Certificate in Advice and Guidance (RQF)
(QRN – 601/7666/0)
The Focus Awards Level 3 NVQ Certificate in Advice and Guidance (RQF) is aimed at those learners working in an environment that provides advice and guidance to clients. The qualification confirms occupational competence in this sector.
The purpose of the Focus Awards Level 3 NVQ Certificate in Advice and Guidance (RQF) is to develop the skills learners require when interacting and communicating with clients and supporting them within the legislative and procedural frameworks.
Learners must achieve 12 credits from 4 mandatory units with the remaining minimum of 9 credits from the optional units totalling 21 credits.
Learner Entry Requirements
Learners should be competent in literacy and numeracy to help with elements of communication. This is at the discretion of the centre as they may decide to use diagnostic testing methods to ascertain how they can support learners.
Learners wishing to progress from this qualification can undertake the following qualifications:
- Focus Awards Level 4 NVQ Diploma in Advice and Guidance (RQF)
Learners should be 18 (minimum) to undertake this qualification.
This qualification is available in England and Northern Ireland.
To view the Qualification Specification please click here.
|Unit Title||Unit Ref||Level||GLH||Credit|
|Establish communication with clients for advice and guidance||J/602/5138||3||20||3|
|Support clients to make use of the advice and guidance service||L/602/5139||2||20||3|
|Review own contribution to the service||Y/602/5192||3||20||3|
|Understand the importance of legislation and procedures||R/602/5210||3||24||3|
|Develop interactions with advice and guidance clients||F/602/5140||3||25||4|
|Interact with clients using a range of media||J/602/5141||2||20||3|
|Assist advice and guidance clients to decide on a course of action||R/602/5143||4||20||3|
|Prepare clients through advice and guidance for the implementation of a course of action||A/602/5153||4||20||3|
|Assist clients through advice and guidance to review their achievement of a course of action||J/602/5172||4||20||3|
|Negotiate on behalf of advice and guidance clients||M/602/5182||5||35||5|
|Manage personal case load||Y/602/5189||4||20||4|
|Evaluate and develop own contribution to the service||H/602/5194||4||20||3|
|Operate within networks||F/602/5199||4||20||3|
|Provide and maintain information materials for use in the service||T/602/5202||4||15||3|
|Identify and promote the contribution of Careers Education Guidance (CEG) within the organisation||A/602/5203||5||30||4|
|Promote Careers Education Guidance (CEG)||J/602/5205||3||20||3|
|Facilitate learning in groups||R/602/5207||4||20||3|
|Liaise with other services||T/602/5183||3||20||3|
|Enable advice and guidance clients to access referral opportunities||F/602/5185||3||20||3|
|Ensure your own actions reduce risks to health and safety||Y/600/9011||2||30||4|
|Enable learning through demonstrations and instructions||M/600/9726||3||13||3|