Course: FdA Social Welfare, Advice & Guidance

Study Level

Level 5

Course Code



Great Yarmouth Campus


Two Years



This full time course is delivered on a part-time attendance basis (one day per week), allowing students to combine studying with employment. Students are most likely to be in paid or voluntary employment in a welfare, educational, advice or care setting in roles such as educational welfare, social care, assistant practitioners, family support work, support workers, school behaviour support, employment support, benefits advice, housing support work and community development work.

On completion of the course graduates can move on to an appropriate progression route, such as the BA (Hons) Applied Care Practice (Progression Route). This nine month top-up is available in three pathways; Children and Families, Adult Support Needs or Mental Health Support.

Units you may study include:

  • Understanding Mental Health and Wellbeing
  • Practice Values and Dilemmas
  • Supporting Life Span Development
  • Guidance and Counselling Skills in Practice

You can apply for this course over on the University of Suffolk website. Click ‘Apply Now’ to be taken there.