Level 4 NVQ Diploma in Career Information and Advice
Summary of course
Career Information and Advice Level 4 is aimed at those studying in preparation for employment within the career guidance sector who are wishing to undertake professional development and those wishing to gain a Level 4 qualification to support further study in Further Education (FE) and Higher Education (HE) in the career guidance sector.
Programme Structure: The course requires you to achieve a total of 45 credits.
- Mandatory units - 30 credits from 5 units in Group A
- Optional units - 15 credits (minimum) from Group B
Benefits to the company: Create a more efficient career information and advice workplace that will enhance the workforces' ability to provide effective career information and advice to its clients, other practitioners and services.
Benefits to the individual: Increase confidence in providing career information and advice to clients, other practitioners and services. Gain skills and knowledge on career information and advice delivery along with an understanding of the theories behind career information and advice the clients, practitioners and other services may require. To feel confident and recognised for the service they provide in their job role and responsibilities.
How is the course assessed?
This programme can be assessed through some works shops, then on a one to one basis with an assessor involving practical assessments and producing a portfolio of work.
Who is this course for?
This programme is designed to acknowledge the experience of those within the career information and advice sector and to offer further development in this field. This course is for those who give career information and advice to clients who are looking for jobs, apprenticeships or a career path.
Entry Requirements for new students
Candidates must be working in the Career Guidance sector.
General Info (materials required for the course)
You could continue onto Level 6 Diploma in Career and Development.