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Level 4 Diploma Information, Advice & Guidance (IAG)
These qualifications are suitable for experienced practitioners working directly with clients in organisations providing advice and guidance services. You would need to demonstrate managing and actively monitoring a caseload of service users and how you operate within networks.
The course consists of:
- Five mandatory units
- Optional units to the value of 20 credits (usually 6 or 7 units)
- Understand the importance of legislation and procedures AG30
- Develop interactions with advice and guidance clients AG3
- Manage personal case load AG14
- Evaluate and develop own contribution to the service AG16
- Operate within networks AG18
Examples of Optional Units
- Assist advice and guidance clients to decide on a course of action AG5
- Provide support for other practitioners AG17
- Facilitate learning in groups AG27
- Liase with other services AG12
Methods of Recording Study
Your qualification will be completed via e-portfolio with interactive learning.
Those seeking to undertake this qualification must be able to demonstrate ability equivalent to or exceeding level 2 in English, Mathematics and ICT.
The qualification requires the development of underpinning knowledge (theory) and observation in the workplace to demonstrate competence. You will complete the mandatory units (17 credits) and a selection of optional units to achieve the minimum 37 credit requirements.
Guided Learning Hours
213-269 hours. Examples of this are on-the-job work experience, 1-2-1 learning and group teaching
8-12 months dependent upon experience and job role.
Follow on Courses
- Level 5 Diploma in Advice and Guidance