AIM Qualifications Level 2 Award in Welfare Support Information and Advice

Suite Overview:

AIM Awards AIM Awards Level 2 Award in Welfare Support, Information and Advice

Suite Overview:

The AIM Awards Level 2 Award in Welfare Support, Information and Advice is aimed at anyone who wishes to carry out an information and advice support role (in the context of welfare support and related services).

The qualification enables the learner to:

  • Know about a welfare support organisation
  • Know about the role of a welfare support worker
  • Know about different services available from other agencies
  • Know how to deal with issues of confidentiality
  • Know about methods of interaction when working with clients

The welfare support work sector provides a range of services to help people who may need information, advice and signposting to relevant support services. This may be provided by a range of differing information and advice agencies, for example community support organisations, benevolent associations, (such as those funded by the Armed Forces Benevolent Funds), Veterans UK, welfare organisations (which support specific professions). These agencies may provide direct services and/or the means to identify the need for specific services when dealing with a wide variety of potential life and work issues.

The AIM Awards process for qualification approval includes a submission of a selection of components which you intend to use for your programme. This enables us to check the rules of combination for the qualification to ensure correct awarding of your learners achievements.

Once you have approval to offer the qualification it will appear in your list of approved programmes and qualifications on the AIM Awards portal. Each of these programmes are created as ‘Shadow’ programmes. This will allow you to access all components within the qualification. At the point of registration you have to the choice to select any of the components within the qualification.

Components must be selected for each registration you submit.

Download Qualification Handbook

Further Information:

Qualification Title AIM Qualifications Level 2 Award in Welfare Support Information and Advice
Ofqual Qualification Number 603/2887/3
Total Qualification Time 26
Guided Learning Hours 24
Minimum Age 18
Qualification Start Date 24-January-2018

Please refer to the Qualification Handbook in the pink box above. Individual components and assessment guidance can be downloaded from Section 2 of the Qualification Handbook.

If you would like to offer this qualification, please select the required credits detailed in the Rules of Combination section and select Add to Basket, where we will ask you to complete some more information.

Rules of Combination:

Learners must achieve the single essential component to achieve this qualification

Components: (Essential components are in bold)

Name Code Level Credit Value Select
T/616/8537 L2