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Duration: 8-10 weeks
Credits: 15
Enrol: Anytime
Fees: £450* (+20% VAT)
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How you’ll study
This course is studied 100% online.
Course Duration
Study this course over minimum 16 weeks.
Start dates
Start any day of the week. Onboarding happens within an hour.
Ofqual Approved
Approved by Ofqual in the UK and Globally recognised.
Comprehensive study material
Learning material includes recorded lectures, presentations, ebooks specific for each unit, case studies, articles, handouts, assignment brief.
There are no exams. Assessment via assignments on which feedback is given.
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This qualification aims to develop the learner’s knowledge and understanding of the key principles of information, advice or guidance and applying these within their own context. This qualification is suitable for those working or looking to work in a range of roles where the provision of information, advice or guidance is a requirement. The objectives of this qualification are to prepare learners for further training and to support a role where learners may give initial information, advice or guidance to others.


To be awarded the Level 2 Certificate in Information, Advice or Guidance, learners must achieve a minimum of 15 credits as follows:
1. a total of 6 credits from the mandatory units
• Information, Advice or Guidance in Practice (R/506/6653)
• Developing Interaction Skills for Information, Advice or Guidance (Y/506/6654)

2. a minimum of 9 credits from the optional units
• Signposting and Referral in Information, Advice or Guidance (D/506/6655)
• Information, Advice or Guidance - Context (H/506/6656)
• Skills for Advice Providers (K/506/6657)
• Benefits Advice Work - Practice (M/506/6658)
• Managing Information (T/506/6659)
• Specialist Advice Work in Practice - Housing (K/506/6660)
• Specialist Advice Work in Practice – Debt (M/506/6661)
• Specialist Advice Work in Practice - Employment (T/506/6662)
• Specialist Advice Work in Practice – Refugee, Immigrant or Asylum Seeker (A/506/6663)
• Information, Advice or Guidance in Schools and Colleges (F/506/6664)
• Information, Advice or Guidance Work With Groups (J/506/6665)
• Operating Within Networks to Support Information, Advice or Guidance (L/506/6666)

Entry Requirements

1. You should be at least 16 years old
2. Any other equivalent international qualifications
To achieve the Level 2 Certificate in Information, Advice or Guidance, learners must successfully demonstrate their achievement of all learning outcomes and assessment criteria of the units as detailed in the qualification specification. Grades are not awarded. The Level 2 Certificate in Information, Advice or Guidance is internally assessed.

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Learners who achieve this qualification could progress to:

Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills
Level 3 Award in Counselling Skills and Theory
Level 3 Diploma in Counselling Skills


The certificate is issued by the NCFE- Awarding Organisation. UK Versity Online Limited (Number 8465520) is an accredited and approved delivery Centre for qualifications.

Key Facts

Award Body is NCFE - Cache
Course duration: 2-3 Months
Methods of Study: Distance Learning / Full time / Part time
Qualification level: 2

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