Information, Advice and Guidance
Level 3


Start Date:   13th September 2018      Location: Woolwich      Cost:£710

In achieving the qualifications learners will acquire an understanding of advice and guidance in the context of their own organisation as well as the importance of relevant policies to the Information, Advice or Guidance role.

Qualification Aim

The aim of this qualification is to provide learners with an understanding of the role of an Information, Advice and Guidance worker and the skills used in this area. In achieving the qualifications learners will have understood the contexts for the delivery of information, advice or guidance and the importance of effective communication skills in information, advice or guidance delivery.

Entry Requirements:

  • The minimum age for access to this qualification is 19 years. This is because the complex nature of advice giving within the range of sectors where it is offered demands that learners have a minimum level of experience, self awareness and self confidence.
  • If you have completed the Level 2 course or a level 2 in Information, Advice and Guidance.


Guided Learning Hrs: 63

The NOCN Level 3 Award in Information, Advice or Guidance (QCF) comprises of 2 mandatory units. In order to gain the Award the learner must achieve 9 credits.


This award is delivered in a classroom setting with activities and training to cover the 2 mandatory units to achieve the award. Training takes place over a four week period, additional hours are for observations of learner in their role and supporting course work;  Learners will require an 80% attendance to achieve this Award.


Internally assessed and externally moderated portfolio

Credit Value: 9

Course Dates and Times:

Level 3 Award in Information, Advice and Guidance consists of and Induction day and a further 6 classroom session that take place fortnightly

Venue: VCG Training Room | Woolwich Equitable House

Thursday 13th September- Induction Day 10am – 4pm
Thursday 27th September 10am – 4pm
Thursday 11th October 10am – 4pm
Thursday 25th October 10am – 4pm
Thursday 8th November 10am – 4pm
Thursday 22nd November 10am – 4pm

All course materials are provided

To book a place email:  Stephanie Pinner