Level 3 Certificate in Advice & Guidance

The OCR Level 3 Certificate in Advice and Guidance recognises the skills and competences of candidates in the workplace. The qualification is for practitioners who work directly with clients, disseminating information, advice and some level of guidance. Candidates will be working with information that is often interpreted by others, usually working within some clear guidelines.

It is a vocationally-related, credit-based qualifications that provide valuable opportunities for individuals to develop skills, gain underpinning knowledge and understanding and demonstrate competence in the workplace and provide opportunities for progression to further qualifications both vocational and course based.

Qualification Structure

To achieve this qualification, candidates must achieve a total of 21 credits made up as follows:

  • Four mandatory units totalling 12 credits, of which 9 credits are at level 3.
  • Three optional units totalling 9 credits, of which 3 credits must be at Level 3.

The following table contains the groups of mandatory (A) and optional units (B):

Group A

OCR Unit No

Unit title

Unit Accreditation No (UAN)

Credit value

Level

GLH

AG1

Establish communication with clients for advice and guidance

J/602/5138

3

3

20

AG2

Support clients to make use of the advice and guidance service

L/602/5139

3

2

20

AG15

Review own contribution to the service

Y/602/5192

3

3

20

AG30

Understand importance of legislation and procedures

R/602/5210

3

3

24

 

Group B

OCR Unit No

Unit title

Unit Accreditation No (UAN)

Credit value

Level

GLH

AG3

Develop interactions with advice and guidance clients

F/6025140

4

3

25

AG4

Interact with clients using a range of media

J/602/5141

3

2

20

AG5

Assist advice and guidance clients to decide on a course of action

R/602/5143

3

4

20

AG6

Prepare clients through advice and guidance for the implementation of a course of action

A/602/5153

3

4

20

AG7

Assist clients through advice and guidance to review their achievement of a course of action

J/602/5172

3

4

20

AG11

Negotiate on behalf of advice and guidance clients

M/602/5182

5

5

35

AG12

Liaise with other services

T/602/5183

3

3

20

AG13

Enable advice and guidance clients to access referral opportunities

F/602/5185

3

3

20

AG14

Manage personal case load

Y/602/5189

4

4

20

AG16

Evaluate and develop own contribution to the service

H/602/5194

3

4

20

AG18

Operate within networks

F/602/5199

3

4

20

AG21

Provide and maintain information materials for use in the service

T/602/5202

3

4

15

AG22

Identify and promote the contribution of Careers Education Guidance (CEG) within the organisation

A/602/5203

4

5

30

AG25

Promote Careers Education Guidance (CEG)

J/602/5205

3

3

20

AG27

Facilitate learning in groups

R/602/5207

3

4

20

Course delivery methods

You will demonstrate your competence in the relevant units through the building of a portfolio of evidence. Evidence will include your demonstration of knowledge (inferred from performance, answers to questions and/or professional discussion) and skills competency assessed by observation of practice. You will be assigned an adviser who will provide you with one to one support.

Additionally the Centre offers workshops which can support aspects of this qualification.

Cost

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