Indivdual Units can be taken as stand-alone accredited courses. These cost £590.00 per person per unit, all costs included, NO VAT charged.
305 - Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy
This unit will support learners to develop the practical skills and knowledge required to provide Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy (IMCA) support within the Mental Capacity Act 2005.
306 - Independent Mental Health Advocacy
This unit will support learners to develop the skills and knowledge required to provide Independent Mental Health Advocacy (IMHA) as detailed within the Mental Health Act.
307 - Providing Independent Advocacy Management
This unit will support learners to develop practical skills in how to manage an Independent Advocacy service.
308 - Providing Independent Advocacy to Adults
This unit will support learners to develop the practical skills needed to provide Independent Advocacy to adults in a range of settings including: care homes, hospital wards, community settings, supported housing, prisons, day centres and police stations.
309 - Providing Independent Advocacy to Children and Young People
This unit will support learners to develop the skills and knowledge required to provide Independent Advocacy to children and young people who are: in need, looked after by the local authority, involved in family group or child protection conferences, in the secure estate, disabled, in education, receiving mental health support.
310 - Providing Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy - Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards
This unit will support learners to understand why Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) have been introduced to the Mental Capacity Act via the Mental Health Act 2007 amendments. The unit will help learners to distinguish between what is restriction of liberty and what is deprivation of liberty. There will also be the opportunity to examine real case studies heard at the Court of Protection to understand the dilemmas that are faced within this legislation.
313 - Providing Independent Advocacy to Support The Care Act 2014
The aim of this unit is to support learners to develop practical skills and knowledge required to provide Independent Advocacy as introduced within the Care Act 2014.
Please note: our City & Guilds Units 301 through to 310 & 313 are 'competency-based' i.e. assessed by producing a portfolio of evidence to meet the learning outcomes. You therefore must be working as an advocate to draw from your current practice for your portfolio of evidence.
All QIA courses are open to all who would like to attend in a professional development capacity (PD) in which you attend the training day but do not work towards the accreditation.