City & Guilds Level 3 Diploma in Advice & Guidance


  • Adults


*Programmes are tailored to individual customer needs, a reduced fee is possible for group bookings and unit exemptions (Recognised Prior Learning).

Will the course give me what I want?

Course content

These qualifications are designed for advice and guidance working professionals within all sectors. The qualification has 6 units - 3 mandatory and 3 optional units.

Mandatory Units

  • 1. Establish communication with clients for advice and guidance
  • 2. Support clients to make use of the advice and guidance service
  • 3. Review own contribution to the service
  • 4. Understand importance of legislation and procedures

Optional Units (selection)

  • Develop interaction with advice and guidance clients
  • Interact with clients using a range of media
  • Assist advice and guidance clients to decide on a course of action
  • Assist clients through advice and guidance to review their achievement of a course of action
  • Enable advice and guidance clients to access referral opportunities
  • Operate within networks
  • Provide and maintain information materials for use in the service
  • Identify and promote the contribution of Careers Education Guidance (CEG) within the organisation

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

Progression to a higher qualification is encouraged.

How will I learn?

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

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.

Equipment and other costs


For further information or to apply please contact The Business Development Team on 020 7258 2711 or email

What qualification do I get on completing this course?

City & Guilds Level 3 Diploma in Advice & Guidance

Where have students gone to after completing this course?

City & Guilds Level 4 Diploma in Advice & Guidance

Entry Requirements

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


Expected prior knowledge


English level


Mathematics level