Completing Single units: Core and Specialist

All 13 modules from the range of advocacy units are available as individual units of credit.

To complete the unit you must complete an e-learning course followed by assessment of written assignment (for units 301, 304, 311, 312, 313) or portfolio of evidence (units 302, 303, 305-310).

Units 305-309 and 313 also require completion of 2 training events from the rolling calender.

Core Units

Unit 301: Purpose and Principles of Independent Advocacy – 5 credits

This unit aims to provide learners with an understanding of what independent advocacy is and how to use the values and principles which underpin good practice.

Cost £300 + VAT

Unit 302: Providing Independent Advocacy Support – 8 credits

This unit focuses on the practicalities of offering independent advocacy support. It aims to develop the skills which will enable learners to establish safe boundaries within the Independent Advocacy relationship.

Cost £300 + VAT

Unit 303: Maintaining the Independent Advocacy Relationship – 6 credits

This unit examines the relationship between an independent advocate and the individual receiving advocacy support.

Cost £300 + VAT

Unit 304: Purpose and Principles of Independent Advocacy – 4 credits

This unit equips learners with an understanding of how social factors impact Independent Advocacy practice.

Cost £300 + VAT

Specialist Units

Unit 305: Providing Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy – 9 credits

This unit aims to support learners to develop the practical skills and knowledge required to provide Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy support within the remit of current Mental Capacity Legislation.

Cost £500 + VAT

Unit 306: Providing Independent Mental Health Advocacy – 9 credits

This unit aims to support learners to develop the practical skills and knowledge required to provide statutory Independent Mental Health Advocacy support within the remit of the Mental Health Act.

Cost £500 + VAT

Unit 307: Managing Independent Advocacy Services – 12 credits

This unit develops practical skills in how to manage an independent advocacy service.

Cost £500 + VAT

Unit 308: Providing Independent Advocacy to Adults – 9 credits

This unit aims to provide learners with a detailed understanding, and the practical skills needed to provide Independent Advocacy to adults in a range of settings.

Cost £500 + VAT

Unit 309: Providing Independent Advocacy to children and young people – 9 credits

This unit will support learners to develop the skills and knowledge required to provide Independent Advocacy to children and young people.

Cost £500 + VAT

Unit 310: Providing Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards – 6 credits

This unit aims to provide learners with the practical skills and knowledge required to be provide Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards.

Cost £300 + VAT

Unit 311: Mental capacity legislation for the Independent Advocacy role – 6 credits

This unit aims to provide learners with the knowledge required to understand Mental Capacity Legislation and how it can impact on Independent Advocacy practice.

Cost £300 + VAT

Unit 312: Mental health legislation for the Independent Advocacy role – 6 credits

This unit aims to provide learners with the knowledge of Mental health Legislation and how it can impact on Independent Advocacy practice.

Cost £300 + VAT

Unit 313: Providing Advocacy under the Care Act – 6 credits

This unit prepares advocates to fulfil the role and responsibilities of an Independent Advocate working with eligible people under the Care Act.

Cost £500 + VAT

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