Distance Learning
Fee Information

Fees indicated are based on the current year (August 2016 to July 2017) and are subject to change next year.

Our further education courses (Entry to Level 3) are usually free if you are 16-18 years old. Depending on your circumstances, you may be eligible for financial support to help with other costs associated with your course such as course materials and travel.

If you are aged 19 or over you may be required to pay fees.

If you are enrolling onto a Level 3 or 4 course and are over 19 years of age the fees may be higher and you will be required to take out an Advanced Learning Loan, please see the guide to fees for more information.

International students will be required to pay the full International course fee.

For more information, see our guide to fees.


About this course

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.

Entry Requirements

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.
Assessment Method

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.

Progression Opportunities

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)

Study Methods

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.

Enrolment

We look forward to welcoming you to Ealing, Hammersmith and West London's College. We are enrolling now. Come along to the College to enrol directly. See our enrolment dates and times. www.wlc.ac.uk/enrol