Total Credit Value of qualification:
Minimum 60 credits
45 credits must be completed from Mandatory Units
15 credits minimum must be completed from Optional Units
Mandatory units 45 credits
Unit number Unit title Credit level Credit value
 1 Preparing to work in the Career Information, Advice and Guidance sector 4 6
 2 Reflect on and improve professional practice 6 6
 3 Career guidance theory 6 9
 4 Agree the purpose of client-centred career guidance interviews and maintain communication with clients 6 6
 5 Explore and agree the career guidance and development needs of clients 6 6
 6 Use Career and Labour Market Information with clients 6 6
 7 Work with other agencies for the benefit of clients and the organisation 6 6
Optional units 15 credits minimum
Unit number Unit title Credit level Credit value
 8 Use diagnostic and assessment tools with clients 5 6
 9 Advocate on behalf of clients 6 4
 10 Understand how to support specific client groups to overcome barriers to learning, training and work 4 3
 11 Engage with support networks to help clients to meet their career-related needs 4 3
 12 Assist clients to apply for learning, training and work 4 3
 13 Provide on-going support to clients 4 2
 14 Prepare to deliver services to clients in an outreach setting 4 2
 15 Source, evaluate and use Labour Market Intelligence with clients 6 3
 16 Obtain and organise career-related information to support clients 4 3
 17 Promote career-related learning to clients 4 6
 18 Plan, deliver and evaluate career-related learning in groups 6 6
 19 Evaluate service provision 4 3
 20 Undertake research on behalf of the service 6 6
21 Lead and manage career development work in an organisation 6 9
22 Continuously improve career development work in an organisation 6 6
23 Plan and design Career Related Learning Programmes 6 5