City & Guilds Level 4 NVQ Certificate In Advice And Guidance

About the course

This qualification was developed in association with the Learning and Skills Improvement Service (LSIS) and covers:

  • Communication and interactions to support clients in preparing and completing their chosen actions
  • The knowledge required to work with legislative and procedural frameworks
  • Advocacy, mediation, representation and formal proceedings
  • Working with other services through negotiation, liaison and referral
  • Reviewing own development
  • Understanding and promoting careers education guidance within organisations and enabling clients’ learning through group work, demonstration and instruction

Is it for me?

This qualification is for those working with clients in organisations providing advice and guidance services, on a professional or voluntary basis, and is ideal if your role involves providing specialist advice and guidance directly to clients, reporting to senior management and/or networking with associated services. For example, you could be working in careers guidance, for a trade union, in a school, in housing, human resources or in health and social care.


A 12-month course, studying one session per week, with flexible learning options available to complete the course sooner.

The course can be classroom-based or delivered entirely in the workplace by agreement. Various locations and times
are available.

Please contact Inspire Learning for more information on 01623 476 830 or email


On completion of this course, you may progress into teaching or specialist areas such as:

  • Counselling
  • Mediation
  • Careers guidance
  • Community development
  • Training and human resources personnel
  • Financial advice

Flexible payment

Flexible payment options are available or through a 19+ Advanced Learner Loan which we can help you apply for. With a 19+ Advanced Learner Loan, you don’t pay anything back until you’re earning £25,000.

For more information or to enrol call us on 01623 476 830 or email

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