SVQ Level 4 Advice and Guidance

Course Content

The course comprises eight units, four of which are mandatory: Develop interactions with advice and guidance clients; Manage personal caseload; Evaluate and develop own contribution to the service; Operate within networks.

Entry Requirements

Applicants must be in continuous employment (paid or voluntary) as managers within a variety of advice and guidance sectors for a minimum of 1 year and working a minimum of 16 hours per week. Applicants must have responsibility for professional work activities which require a substantial degree of personal autonomy and/or responsibility for managing staff within the sector in which they operate, for example, careers guidance, employment advice, money advice, housing advice, specialist advice and guidance services.

Method of Assessment

Reflective reports and observations within an e-portfolio.

Future Prospects

Recognised by the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) for registration requirements.

Course Overview
  • Study Type

    Work-based/Flexible Learning

  • Campus

    Off Site

  • Start Date


  • SCQF Level


  • Duration


  • Subject Area

    Health & Social Care

  • Course Fee


  • All course fees are reviewed annually, and subject to change. Published fees apply to the courses mode of delivery.
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