The recognised standard

Certificate in Money and Debt Advice

Standard Support work (MAS Accredited) pathway

This pathway will give you solid understanding of best practice in General Money and Debt Advice and is accredited against the Money and Advice Service (MAS) framework for initial support work. 

The qualification requires a minimum of 19 credits, will take on average 6 months to complete and depending on results this award will either be at level 2 or level 3.

Click on the unit name below for further details and to select your method of study. 

Units - all mandatory

This unit aims to develop skills in debt prioritisation and the collections process.

We recommend you take the Debt Prioritisation and Collection Process Advice Principles unit at the same time as by submitting both assignments together you only pay one assessment fee.
 

Syllabus topics

1. Be able to advise people on how to prioritise their debts
2. Be able to advise people on common debt collection processes
3. Be able to reflect on their delivery of debt prioritisation and collections process advice.

Assessment
Written Assignment
Credits

3

This unit aims to develop knowledge of how to provide advice on debt prioritisation and the collections process.  

We recommend you take the Debt Prioritisation and Collection Process Advice Practice unit at the same time as by submitting both assignments together you only pay one assessment fee.
 

Syllabus topics

1. Understand how to help people prioritise their debt.
2. Understand how to advise people on common debt collection processes.

 

Assessment
Written Assignment
Credits

3

This unit aims to develop knowledge of negotiation and money and debt advice call handling.

We recommend you take the money and Debt Advice Call Handling Practice unit at the same time as by submitting both assignments together you only pay one assessment fee.

Assessment
Written Assignment
Credits

3

This unit aims to develop skills in negotiation and money and debt advice call handling.  

We recommend you take the Money and Debt Advice Call Handling Principles unit at the same time as by submitting both assignments together you only pay one assessment fee.
Assessment
Written Assignment
Credits

3

This unit aims to develop skills in general money and debt advice based on reflective practice.  

We recommend you take the General Money and Debt Advice Principles unit at the same time as by submitting both assignments together you only pay one assessment fee.
Assessment
Written Assignment
Credits

4

This unit aims to develop knowledge of how to provide general money and debt advice.

We recommend you take the General Money and Debt Advice Practice unit at the same time as by submitting both assignments together you only pay one assessment fee.
Assessment
Written Assignment
Credits

4