Independent Advocacy Qualification Costs & Discounts

Note that payment of course fees must be received at least five working days before a course starts in order to guarantee your place. We can also offer you the chance to pay the cost of the course in instalments.

Level 2: Awardmodule (201) (Course – 1 Day)

  • £95 + VAT course only 
  • £225 + VAT course & qualification

Level 3: Certificate – 4 core modules (301-304) & specialist module (Course – 4 Days)

  • £1,095 + VAT course and qualification (discounted price for group bookings – £995 + VAT)

Level 3: Diploma 4 core modules (301-304) & two specialist modules (Course – 5 Days)

  • £1,395 + VAT course and qualification  (discounted price for group bookings – £1,295 + VAT)

Level 3: Diploma 4 core modules (301-304) & three specialist modules (Course – 6 Days)

  • £1,695 + VAT course and qualification  (discounted price for group bookings – £1,595 + VAT)

Diploma – module (311 or 312) (Course – 1 Day)

  • £195 + VAT course only
  • £495 + VAT course with Diploma
  • £445 + VAT distance Learning

Other Specialist Units: We also offer all the other specialist units in the national advocacy qualification. This includes IMHA, IMCA, Care Act Advocacy, Children & Young People, Management of Services and DOLS. Our highly experienced training assessors make visits to your place of work and give you full remote support. This option costs from £695 + VAT depending on location and combination of units.

What your fee includes: The fee for all options includes the cost of registration and certification with City & Guilds where required, training courses/visits, course materials and assessor/verifier costs. We do not include lunches during courses except by arrangement.

Certificate/Diploma in Independent Advocacy – In-House training: A popular choice with many organisations and we can run these courses at your premises for large group bookings. Please contact us for pricing as we may be able to offer further discounts. You may also choose to partner with another organisation locally to reduce costs and travelling.  Further details can be obtained from our Training Manager, Andy Perrey on 0115 962 9362 or by e-mail at training@carersfederation.co.uk

Course cancellation:  Please note that we reserve the right to cancel any course with no less than 10 working days’ notice, without liability for any consequential or indirect loss. In this case, we will let you know in writing (by letter or by email) and offer to cancel or transfer your booking with no charge.

Booking cancellation: If you let us know in writing more than 15 working days before your course (by letter or by email), we can cancel your booking or transfer it to an alternative course. In this case we will invoice you for an administration charge of 10% of the course fee, or we will deduct this from your refund. We cannot cancel your booking or transfer it to an alternative course if you inform us less than 15 days before the course is due to start. In this case, the full fee for the course will remain payable and no refund will be made. If for any reason you fail to attend a course that you have booked, the full fee for the course will remain payable and no refund will be made. All our prices are exclusive of VAT.