Introduction to Guidance Interviewing

For careers advisers who have little or no experience of guidance interviewing, or those who are new to HE.

The programme contains a range of learning methods, including presentation, discussion, case studies and interviews with real students. We only accept a maximum of six participants on to this course in order to create a supportive, secure and focused environment for learning.

The course is for careers advisers who have little or no experience of guidance interviewing, or those who are new to HE. It is intended as a starter course and will present an HE perspective on guidance work, including familiar models of practice, so it is equally useful to those with or without a QCG. It is appropriate to both short and longer interventions.

By the end of the course, participants should be able to:

  • describe the skills that underpin our guidance practice
  • apply these skills to short and long interventions
  • analyse the role of structure in guidance interventions
  • identify theories underpinning career choice
  • feel more confident about their guidance skills and appreciate the importance of continuing development.

Here's what some previous online participants had to say:

"The group interaction was very good for an online course. The opportunity to observe and also be observed within as student interaction was really valuable and I have taken a lot from that experience. I am currently undertaking student appointments online and so actually having this mirrored in the training was very timely and realistic."

"It has given me confidence in what I am already doing well but also opened my eyes to other issues I can explore. It's always useful to see other practitioners in action and the approaches they use."

 This course is being developed for online delivery over three successive mornings and a full schedule will be available shortly.

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