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...Level 4 Certificate in Independent Advocacy Practice


- great for advocates undertaking statutory role(s)
- enrol at any time
- learners typically take between 12 and 18 months to complete

To complete the Level 4 Certificate you need to complete 4 units.  The first three are mandatory units that will support you to develop a broad understanding and knowledge of advocating alongside individuals:

  • Unit 401 Principles and practice of independent advocacy

  • Unit 402 The legislative framework which impacts upon the independent advocacy role

  • Unit 403 Entitlements to independent advocacy

The fourth unit is a choice from the following:

  • Unit 404 Independent mental capacity advocacy

  • Unit 405 Independent mental health advocacy

  • Unit 406 Independent advocacy within adult social care

  • Unit 407 Independent advocacy with children and young people

  • Unit 408 Independent complaints advocacy

  • Unit 409 Community advocacy

It is possible to complete additional specialist units if you are (or intending to) provide advocacy in different settings.  You may take up to 3 yrs from your registration date however most of our students complete within 12-18 months.


Certificate (inc 1 specialist unit) - £1100 + VAT

Certificate (inc 2 specialist units) - £1390 + VAT

Certificate (inc 3 specialist units) - £1680 + VAT

Group bookings and in house courses are a popular option and can save time and money.  Get in touch for a personalised quote.

If you are ready to enrol you can book online.  If you need any help email

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