Course: FdA Social Welfare, Advice & Guidance

Study Level

Level 5

Course Code



Great Yarmouth Campus


2 Years



The course is classed as full time but 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.

Graduates are likely to have increased job satisfaction and better career prospects. This course offers a new route into and through higher education. On completion of the course graduates can progress to an appropriate Progression Route, such as the BA (Hons) Applied Care Practice (Progression Route) degree at University of Suffolk. This nine month top-up is available in 4 pathways: Early Years; Children & Young People; Adult or Mental Health Support.

For further information and to apply, please visit the University of Suffolk website. 

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