LEVEL 6 Diploma in Career Guidance and Development – Mandatory Units

Who is this qualification for...

This qualification provides professional development opportunities for practitioners who have already completed the OCR ACCREDITED CERTIFICATE IN CAREER LEADERSHIP (Units 17, 18 and 19) and are already working with, or entering a role where, they give personal (career) guidance to young people or adults. The qualification covers mandatory units in guidance skills, including agreeing a contract, exploration of client needs and client development action plans. Other units cover managing career information and LMI, working with other agencies, and understanding career guidance theories. Practitioners will also be expected to reflect on their practice and professional development.

The full Level 6 Diploma in Career Guidance and Development is stated in the Department for Education Statutory Guidance (2018) as a recommended qualification for all career guidance practitioners working in schools and colleges. It is regarded by the profession as the level required for entry to the CDI Professional Register of Guidance Practitioners..

How is it delivered...

The RGG Associates Tutor/Assessors work online with groups of learners using Teams. An online programme of formal training sessions and tutorials through Teams are facilitated and coaching skills are used by our qualified tutor/assessors to develop the knowledge and understanding required to achieve the qualification.

Learners are observed working with a client and both written and verbal feedback provided to the learner by the assessor. All learners’ career guidance interventions are video, or audio recorded and assessed as evidence of competence.

Please follow the link to OCR to see the mandatory units (1 – 7) for this award: L6 Diploma in Careers Guidance & Development https://ocr.org.uk/qualifications/vocational-qualifications/career-guidance-and-development-level-6-diploma-04664/

Centre support…

  • An online programme of group sessions and tutorials are arranged before the start of the course
  • Funding opportunities explored with individuals and organisations
  • Individual support from a qualified and experienced tutor/assessor
  • All administration with OCR facilitated
  • More information about the LEVEL 6 Diploma in Career Guidance and Development Mandatory units can be found in this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1BM47jqoBDo


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