3rd - 12th October 2022

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Residential at the College - Split into 2 residential stays (Monday - Wednesday)

Fees 

Full awards at level 2 or below cost from £0-£60 depending on your income

Level

2

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This is a full and accredited qualification in Independent Advocacy.  This qualification is ideal if you are working in a support or advocacy setting as it will equip you with the skills and knowledge required to enable you to actively advocate for your service users/clients.

As a manager within the care, voluntary or support sector, this qualification is also perfect to include in any CPD package you would like your staff to attend. 

This is also highly relevant if you would like to know how to actively advocate for yourself in formal situations.

The qualification covers the principles of independent advocacy, the independent advocacy role, communication and equality and inclusion within independent advocacy; all key areas to ensure you can successfully advocate for your service user/client or yourself.

The role of an Independent Advocate is vital to ensuring that vulnerable people can express themselves clearly, make the right decisions and have their needs met. The role of an advocate is rewarding and challenging and this course develops the key skills and knowledge required to support others.  Enrol now for this nationally recognised qualification to support your employment prospects or/and improve your volunteering effectiveness. 

Learning Outcomes 

You will develop skills and knowledge in:

  • The principles of independent advocacy
  • The reasons people need advocacy services and the benefits
  • The independent advocacy role and responsibilities
  • Essential skills required
  • Equality and inclusion and the implications for advocacy

Awarding Body

City & Guilds

Entry Requirements 

You must be working at a level 1 or above in literacy. 

Learning Outcomes 

You will develop skills and knowledge in:

  • The principles of independent advocacy
  • The reasons people need advocacy services and the benefits
  • The independent advocacy role and responsibilities
  • Essential skills required
  • Equality and inclusion and the implications for advocacy