Fees indicated are based on the current academic year (2018/19) and are subject to change next year.
For students under 19
Our courses & apprenticeships are usually free if you are 18 or under on the 31st of August 2019. Some courses have additional fees for things like materials and travel, which you will need to pay at the start of your course. Depending on your circumstances, you may be eligible for financial support for these costs.
For students aged 19 or over
If you are aged 19 or over you may be required to pay fees. Some courses may be free, depending on your circumstances. Certain Level 3 & 4 courses require you to pay the fee in full or take out an Advanced Learning Loan to pay for your course. Please see our guide to fees for more information.
Students from outside the EU/EEA need to pay the full international fee for their course. Please note, West London College does not offer Tier 4 Visa Sponsorship for students to study in the United Kingdom.
This qualification is suitable for learners aged 19 and above. There are no specific prior qualifications needed to access this qualification. This qualification is suitable for anyone who wants to gain a more in-depth understanding of the roles of information, advice and guidance workers. It does not confer competence in these roles. It will support progression to further training such as broader competence based or industry specific information, advice or guidance qualifications required to work in the sector.
You will be required to meet the following eligibility criteria for funding purposes:
- 19+ Years old.
- EU/UK Citizen 3 years or more.
- Must not be enrolled onto a current apprenticeship.
You will complete a series of assessments within a set time-frame which will be marked by a qualified assessor these will produce the relevant evidence to meet the requirements for the awarding body. On successful completion you will be awarded a nationally recognised level 2 qualification.
Level 3 Award in Counselling Skills and Theory
Level 3 Diploma in Counselling Skills
Level 3 Certificate In Principles of Customer Service
Level 3 NVQ Certificate in Advice and Guidance
Level 3 Certificate in Information, Advice or Guidance
Level 3 Diploma in Money and Debt Advice
Level 3 Award In Providing Initial Legal Advice
Level 3 Certificate In Providing Initial Legal Information and Advice
Advanced Level Apprenticeship in Employment Related Services (England)
As this course is undertaken by distance learning, there is no need to attend the college and you can study at a time that suits you. You will receive a set of comprehensive learning materials on your subject, and have access to a knowledgeable tutor and assessor who will support you throughout the programme.