The National Open College Network
The Network has recently announced that the QCA have given approval to the Intermediate Award in Developing Information, Advice and Guidance Skills. It is offered at Level Two of the National Qualification Framework, and consists of four unit credits, related to reflection on personal practice and development of a client centred approach to practice. Therefore, this qualification will be appropriate for people who have responsibility for giving Information, Advice and Guidance in a range of locations and contexts, while not pursuing Information, Advice and Guidance as a career; for people involved in general signposting as part of their work role, who would benefit from a programme of learning which would provide them with the underpinning knowledge and skills to perform their role more effectively; for people for whom Level Three Information, Advice and Guidance programmes of learning are too large a commitment in work terms; for people delivering Information, Advice and Guidance who want recognition for the work that they do.
The Qualification aims to: