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Overview

Framework:
RQF
Level:
Level 4
Unit No:
H/601/3546
Credits:
4
Guided learning hours:
31 hours

Assessment Guidance

Units need to be assessed in line with the Skills for Care and Development Assessment Principles
Learning Outcomes 4, 5 and 6 must be assessed in real work environment

Aim

The purpose of this unit is to provide the learner with the knowledge, understanding and skills required to support individuals to access education, training or employment.

Unit Learning Outcomes

1

Understand the value of engagement in training, education or employment for individuals.

Assessment Criteria

  • 1.1

    Explain why engagement in education, training or employment opportunities can have a positive impact on the well being and quality of life of individuals.


2

Understand how legislation, guidance and codes of practice support an individual to access training, education or employment.

Assessment Criteria

  • 2.1

    Outline the legislation, guidance and codes of practice that support an individual to access training, education or employment.

  • 2.2

    Explain how the duty to make reasonable adjustments by learning providers or employers impacts on support for individuals to access training, education or employment.

  • 2.3

    Identify the assistance that is available to learning providers or employers to support individuals to access education, training or employment opportunities.


3

Understand the support available to individuals accessing education, training or employment.

Assessment Criteria

  • 3.1

    Identify the range of agencies that provide support to individuals accessing education, training or employment.

  • 3.2

    Clarify the support provided by the various agencies.


4

Be able to support an individual to identify and access education, training or employment that meet needs and preferences.

Assessment Criteria

  • 4.1

    Work with individuals to identify the education, training or employment opportunities taking account of their:

    • Aspirations

    • Skills and abilities

    • Interests

    • Experience

    • Qualifications

    • Support needs

    • Preferred career pathway

    • Personal circumstances

    • Language / communication needs.

  • 4.2

    Work with the individual and / or others to source accessible information on education, training or employment opportunities.

  • 4.3

    Support the individual to select preferred education, training or employment.

  • 4.4

    Support the individual to complete applications to access education, training or employment.

  • 4.5

    Support the individual to prepare for interview or selection for education, training or employment.


5

Be able to support individuals to undertake education, training or employment.

Assessment Criteria

  • 5.1

    Outline own role and role of others in providing support to an individual to undertake education, training or employment.

  • 5.2

    Work with the individual and / or others to identify assistive technology; resources and support that may be needed to undertake education, training or employment.


6

Be able to evaluate engagement in education, training or employment.

Assessment Criteria

  • 6.1

    Review with the individual and / or others how well the education, training or employment opportunity has met expectations and identified outcomes.

  • 6.2

    Review with the individual and / or others the continued support required to undertake education, training or employment.

  • 6.3

    Agree with the individual and / or others adjustments to be made to education, training or employment arrangements to meet individual needs and preferences.


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