OCR Diploma in Careers Information Advice & Guidance – 04512 (Level 4)


Type:
Flexible start dates and times

Entry Requirements:
Students must be over 18 years old.

Who is the course for?
This qualification is for those working in careers advice roles, external agency and voluntary service signposting roles, and roles where staff who work in other organisations provide career advice, information employability support and signposting as part of their own broader work role. This qualification will provide accredited professional professional development opportunities for those working in these areas and encourage profession in the sector

Course Code: O4NAGD/HYA/1
Course Dates: Start: flexible
Duration: TBA
Course Cost: £1,878 F

Course Content
Level 4 Diploma in Careers Information Advice & Guidance

Learners will need to complete 30 credits from the five mandatory units and 15 credits from a wide range of optional units which are selected according to their job role. 

  • Unit 1 -  Preparing to work in the career information, advice and guidance sector
  • Unit 2 - Reflecting on practice and continuous professional development
  • Unit 3 - Interview clients to determine their need for career information, advice and guidance
  • Unit 4 – Meeting the career-related information needs of clients
  • Unit 5 -  Career choice theories and concepts to support clients

The mandatory units cover areas such as career guidance theories; interviewing clients, reflective practice and CPD.

Study Methods
Once registered, learners will need to complete five mandatory units and 15 credits from a wide range of optional units which are selected according to their job role. The mandatory units cover areas such as career guidance theories; interviewing clients; reflective practice and CPD.

How is the course assessed?
Assessment for this qualification will be through a range of evidence produced by the learner after guidance by their appointed assessor. The assessment methods include: 1:1 observation of working with clients in the workplace, reflective accounts, personal statements, witness testimonies and questioning. Learners will have up to two years to complete the qualification, but is anticipated that it would be completed in approximately one year; this is no fixed start date.

More Information
For further information or to apply please call Maria Amores on 01895 853780 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

How to Apply
This course requires an informal interview.
To arrange an assessment and interview time please contact Maria Amores on 01895 85780.