Bookings - Advocacy Training
  • 1 Day
  • 17 Sep 2019, 9:30 am-4:30 pm
  • Bristol
  • City & Guilds Accredited Course

Providing Independent Advocacy to Children and Young people - Unit 309

1 day course – 17 September 2019 – places available

Bristol venue – details on booking

£1,500.00 per person QIA Certificate bundle, including attendance at specialist unit of your choice

£590.00 for single unit accreditation

£120.00 per person per day for professional development attendance only

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  • 2 Days
  • 25-26 Sep 2019, 9:30 am-4:30 pm
  • Central London
  • City & Guilds Accredited Course

Managing an Independent Advocacy Service - Unit 307

2 day course – 25 & 26 September 2019

Central London venue – details on booking

This Level 5 City & Guilds course supports learners to develop practical skills in how to manage an Independent Advocacy service

You can attend this course as your Specialist Unit along with the Core Units to gain Level 3 Qualification in Independent Advocacy (QIA).

You can also attend this course as a – Stand alone Unit.

  • Please note: our City & Guilds Units 301 through to 310 & 313 are ‘competency-based’ i.e. assessed by producing a portfolio of evidence to meet the learning outcomes. You therefore must be working as an Advocacy Services Manager to draw from your current practice for your portfolio of evidence. The qualification is suitable for both new and experienced advocacy service managers.

 

  • You do not need to be an advocacy services manager if you are attending for Continuing Professional Development only.

 

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  • 1 Day
  • 1 Oct 2019, 9:30 am-4:30 pm
  • Central London
  • City & Guilds Accredited Course

Understanding the Purpose and Role of an Independent Advocate - Unit 201

1 day course – 1 October 2019

Central London venue – details on booking

Gain information and understanding of what advocacy is and how it is used, to:

  • Inform your own role, perhaps as a social worker, nurse or advice provider
  • See if advocacy might be the career for you
  • Provide Independent Health Complaints Advocacy

 

You can attend to simply increase your knowledge of advocacy, or you can sign up to achieve a City & Guilds Level 2 Qualification in Independent Advocacy.

Distance learning options available – Contact us for more details.

We can arrange for a team of 6+ to receive the Unit 201 training at a venue of your choosing nationwide – Contact us for a discussion of your requirements and costs.

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  • 2 Days
  • 15-16 Oct 2019, 9:30 am-4:30 pm
  • Central London
  • City & Guilds Accredited Course

QIA Core Units (301-304) - City & Guilds Level 3 Awards

2 day course – 15 & 16 October 2019

Central London venue – details on booking

The City & Guilds accredited Qualification in Independent Advocacy (QIA) is the primary recognised qualification for independent advocates.

Core Units consist of Unit 301, 302, 303 and 304

Take this course as part of the full Level 3 Qualification in Independent Advocacy (QIA)

  • Please note: our City & Guilds Units 301 through to 310 & 313 are ‘competency-based’ i.e. assessed by producing a portfolio of evidence to meet the learning outcomes. You therefore must be working as an Independent  advocate to draw from your current practice for your portfolio of evidence. The qualification is suitable for both new and experienced advocates.

 

  • You do not need to be a practicing Advocate if you are attending for Continuing Professional Development only.

 

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  • 2 Days
  • 29-30 Oct 2019, 9:30 am-4:30 pm
  • Central London
  • City & Guilds Accredited Course

Providing Independent Advocacy Under the Care Act 2014 - Unit 313

2 day course –29 & 30 October 2019

Central London venue – details on booking

Supports learners to develop practical skills and knowledge required to provide Independent Advocacy as introduced within the Care Act 2014.

You can attend this course as your Specialist Unit along with the Core Units to gain Level 3 Qualification in Independent Advocacy (QIA).

You can also attend this course as a – Stand alone Unit.

 

  • Please note: our City & Guilds Units 301 through to 310 & 313 are ‘competency-based’ i.e. assessed by producing a portfolio of evidence to meet the learning outcomes. You therefore must be working as an Independent Care Act advocate to draw from your current practice for your portfolio of evidence. The qualification is suitable for both new and experienced Care Act advocates.

 

  • You do not need to be a practicing Care Act Advocate if you are attending for Continuing Professional Development only.

 

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Mental Health and Mental Capacity Legislation - City & Guilds eCourses

Unit 311: Mental Capacity Legislation

Unit 312: Mental Health Legislation

No course attendance required; digital resources provided and assessor allocated on receipt of payment.

As these courses are knowledge-based they do not require the learner to be a current advocate and as such are strongly suited to those working alongside advocacy, for example in social work or in a legal capacity. If your current role requires you to interact with the Court of Protection or regularly support people under section then these courses may well be of benefit to you.

These self study units provide you with the ultimate flexibility to manage your learning to suit your schedule. This is a knowledge-based unit and relies on the student to research & read a range of resources to develop learning.

 

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