NOCN Level 3 Award in Information, Advice or Guidance

Level 1 Diploma
Course Overview

The NOCN Level 3 Award in Information, Advice or Guidance and the NOCN Level 3 Certificate in Information, Advice or Guidance aim to provide learners with the skills and underpinning knowledge required by employers in a broad range of contexts where information, advice or guidance is provided.

The qualifications are appropriate for learners who have responsibility for information, advice or guidance as part of their core work and for those who may be involved in general signposting within the sector. The qualifications also support work-based learning within the sector.

They are also appropriate qualifications for those who may be giving advice in the Voluntary Sector, health workers and anyone in the advice giving sector who would benefit from a programme of study which reinforces good practice, provides underpinning knowledge and give formal recognition for learning and skills developed through experience.

The course runs for 3.5 HourspPer week for 6 weeks.

Further Details

Course Location

Stockport College



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Professional Studies

You must be aged 19+. You are expected to have ideally achieved a minimum of 5 GCSEs including Maths and English at a grade C or above. You will be asked to complete an initial assessment to ensure literacy skills are sufficient to do well on the course. You should have a level 2 for both Maths and English to commence the programme or be working at this level.

You must have access to a computer/laptop at home supported by Wi Fi. This is to enable access to all online materials throughout the programme via Microsoft Teams.
1. Applying Interaction Skills for Information, Advice or Guidance

2. Information, Advice or Guidance ? Principles and Practice

The NOCN Level 3 Award in Information, Advice or Guidance and the NOCN Level 3 Certificate in Information, Advice or Guidance enable progression to employment, further learning opportunities within employment, or further study.

Assessment will be through a range of methods including written reports and carrying out interviews.

The Tuition fee for this course is ?150.00 You may be eligible for a full fee remission if you are in receipt of certain benefits or earning less than ?20,888 per annum (if residing within Greater Manchester)

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