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Overview

Framework:
RQF
Level:
Entry Level 3
Unit No:
Y/617/4587
Credits:
4
Guided learning hours:
40 hours

Assessment Guidance

The main focus of the assessment for this unit is on self-advocacy skills. However, it is expected that the underpinning teaching and learning will help develop learners’ awareness of:

• the importance of being able to speak up for yourself in a range of different contexts
• the strategies they can use to get their voices heard.

Aim

To equip learners with the skills to speak up for themselves so that they are able to exert control over key areas of their lives.

Unit Learning Outcomes

1.

Be able to say what they think and feel.

Assessment Criteria

  • 1.1

    Share ideas and feelings with others in different situations.


2.

Be able to state choices and express preferences.

Assessment Criteria

  • 2.1

    Communicate to others choices and preferences.

  • 2.2

    Give reasons for their choices and preferences.


3.

Be able to make requests and suggestions.

Assessment Criteria

  • 3.1

    Make requests and suggestions to improve outcomes for self and/or others.


4.

Be able to challenge others.

Assessment Criteria

  • 4.1

    Use appropriate strategies to make others aware when they disagree with opinions, accounts or arguments.

  • 4.2

    Give reasons why they disagree.

  • 4.3

    Suggest alternative ideas.