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OCR Level 3 NVQ Certificate in Advice and Guidance at 5 E Ltd.

Course description

During the 3 hour induction the assessor will introduce learners to the assessment process and the course content. The assessor will explain the mandatory units and begin selecting optional units with each learner. The optional units will be selected based on what the candidate’s job role consists of and will be agreed by the employer.

To achieve this qualification, candidates must achieve a total of 21 credits made up as follows:

4 mandatory units:

  • Establish communication with clients for advice and guidance
  • Support clients to make use of the advice and guidance service
  • Review own contribution to the service
  • Understand importance of legislation and procedures

3 Optional Units: Which are agreed with assessor in the one to one session


The assessment of Level 3 courses will consist of assessment planning, reviews, feedback and judgement record, a range of activities to illustrate work-based competence. The assessment methods used will include direct observations, reflective accounts case studies, written and oral questions, reports, witness testimonies, professional discussions and accreditation of prior learning. All the assessment methods used will go toward building the portfolio of evidence.

The assessor will support and guide learners throughout the course to ensure that the learner has clear understanding of the expectations on them and the evidence they need to collect and produce for their portfolio. Throughout the duration of the course the learner’s portfolio will be assessed and internally verified.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact 5 E Ltd. directly.

Last updated date: 04 August 2015
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