Award in Independent Advocacy – Level 2

2 residential weekends

Friday 15th - Sunday 24th March 2024

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Explore our accredited Level 2 Independent Advocacy qualification and learn how to advocate for yourself and others

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Fees

This course could be FREE to you. Take a look at our fees page here

Level

Level 2

Dates

Residential 3 days, 2 nights each session:

Friday 15th – Sunday 17th March

Friday 22nd – Sunday 24th March

This is a full and accredited qualification in Independent Advocacy. 

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.  Apply now for this nationally recognised qualification to support your employment prospects and/or improve your volunteering effectiveness. 

This qualification is ideal if you are working or volunteering, or looking to work or volunteer, in a support or advocacy setting and it will equip you with the skills and knowledge required to enable you to actively advocate for your service users/clients.

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

If you are 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. 

The qualification covers:

  • The principles of independent advocacy
  • The independent advocacy role
  • Communication and equality and inclusion within independent advocacy

These are all key areas to ensure you can successfully advocate for your service user/client or yourself

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 Level 1 or above in literacy.