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City & Guilds Level 4 Diploma in Learning & Development

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  • Duration of course 1 year
  • Course type NVQ
  • This course is suitable for Adults

Will the course give me what I want?

This qualification is for you if you are involved with identifying and agreeing learning aims and programmes and developing training sessions for learners. You may be delivering training and development in the workplace or in training establishments. To achieve the diploma you must gain 12 credits from the two mandatory units, 33 credits can come from optional units 003-011, 013-017, 019, 022-031. To achieve a management endorsement the learner must achieve a minimum of 18 credits from units 023-031.


  • 002 Principles, theories and practices of learning and development
  • 012 Reflect on and improve own practice in learning and development

Optional Units (a selection)

  • 005 Develop learning and development programmes
  • 007 Develop and prepare resources for learning and development
  • 015 Assess occupational competence in the work environment
  • 022 Engage with employers to facilitate workforce development
  • 029 Developing collaborative relationships with other organisations

What have students who have taken this course in the past progressed to?

Progression to a higher qualification is encouraged.

How will I learn?

The NVQ Centre is flexible in its approach to delivering training programmes. The sessions can be delivered in your company, in college or at an alternative venue. Candidates are supported with regular meetings and blended learning.

How will I be assessed?

The qualification is holistically assessed which means that the optional units chosen by the candidate will be assessed alongside the mandatory units. In practical terms this means that when planning and carrying out assessments the assessor will ensure that as many units as possible will be covered.

How much time should I be expected to spend on assignments, projects, field trips etc.?


Which awarding body is the course validation by?

City & Guilds

What qualifications or skills do I need to show I have before I can enrol?


Expected prior knowledge


English level


Mathematics level


Equipment and other costs


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