To achieve this qualification, you will be an experienced practitioner who works directly with clients disseminating information, advice, guidance and formal advocacy. You will:
It supports the recognised need that individuals and employers must be responsible for gaining the skills needed to meet ever changing objectives which will in turn lead to improvements in efficiency and effectiveness throughout the organisation and with clients.
Plus a range of options to choose covering a variety of tasks and skills such as: facilitate learning in groups, liaising with other services, advocacy and negotiation on behalf of clients, assisting clients to implement and review your achievement of actions.
You will provide evidence of your work practice, including completing assignments, case studies, written accounts and providing work products. Evidence is uploaded to an e-portfolio which is available 24/7 on computers, tablets and mobile devices.
An Open University assessor will observe work-based practice on at least one occasion, assess evidence uploaded to the e-portfolio and provide developmental feedback.
You will have access through VQLearner Home to online resources specific to your qualification and links to suggested further study with the Open University.
Support will be provided throughout the qualification by the VQAC Learner Support Team.