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Level: 2

Location: Distance Learning

Years: 1

Weeks: 16

Hours:

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Tuition (£): 0.00*

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Course Summary

Offering clear and accurate information, advice or guidance - and knowing what can be shared legally and professionally - can greatly improve outcomes for a business. There are some fundamental rules for successful information sharing and ensuring staff are aware of these is key.

This is a free online course. 

Entry requirements

You need to be aged over 19 and, to be eligible for funding, you need to have been in the country for three years or more. 

You also need access to a computer and a good standard of English.

Course Content

The Level 2 Certificate in Information, Advice or Guidance has five units across two module workbooks as follows:

  • Developing interaction skills for information, advice or guidance
  • Information, advice or guidance in practice
  • Information, advice or guidance work with groups
  • Managing information
  • Signposting and referral

How will I be assessed?

Written answers will be marked against the awarding body's standard answers. There is online support from an allocated assessor.

 

Are there any additional costs or specialist equipment required?

If the course is not completed within time, you will be expected to pay £100 to cover registration costs.

What can I do after this course?

By undertaking this programme, candidates will be able to expand their knowledge and further their own continuous professional development, which may improve their career prospects.

 

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* Tuition - This figure is the fee to be paid if you are not entitled to any concessions.
*** Co-Tuition - This figure is the fee to be paid if you are entitled to any partial concessions.

Fadoua Idrissi

Fadoua Idrissi

Single mum Fadoua pursues goal of becoming chartered accountant

Derby College Group accounting student Fadoua Idrissi already has a degree from her native Morocco but enrolled on the AAT course to gain UK recognised accounting qualifications.    
 
Fadoua, who came to Britain in 2016, worked in accountancy and banking in Morocco and is now pursuing her ambition to become a charted accountant.    
 
Juggling college work with looking after her three-year-old boy, she has completed the AAT levels 2 and 3 at the Roundhouse and will be progressing to level 4 next year.    
 
She said: “Once I’ve done that I could go and work as an accounts assistant but that’s not my goal. I want to train as a chartered accountant. I like the idea of working  in a firm of accountants so I can work with a number of businesses, not just one. I like the budgeting and costing side of accounting best, as without knowing what the budget is, a business can’t make decisions.”    
 
Fadoua, who described what she’s learned at DCG as “not new but different”, studied for her Moroccan accounting qualifications in French, the country’s unofficial second language.    
 
As a single mum, it’s a balancing act to fit in her studies with childcare.    
 
She added: “I have to do my college work between 8pm and 4am while my son is asleep. It’s hard work sometimes but my tutor understands and makes sure I have everything I need to get on with my work.”    
 
Fadoua has found everyone at DCG friendly and supportive and much prefers living in Derby to being in a big city.    
 
And, when it comes to numbers, it seems her young son takes after her. Fadoua added: “I always liked maths at school and I think my son is going to be good at it too. He’s only three and he can already count up to 100!”

Once I’ve done that I could go and work as an accounts assistant but that’s not my goal. I want to train as a chartered accountant. I like the idea of working  in a firm of accountants so I can work with a number of businesses, not just one. I like the budgeting and costing side of accounting best, as without knowing what the budget is, a business can’t make decisions.

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