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  • Level: 3
  • Study Mode: Part-time
  • Start Date: September 2024
  • Time: Monday mornings and Thursday evenings
  • Duration: 32 weeks

About the course

After successfully completing this course, you will have worthwhile and sought-after skills and knowledge that mean many different career paths are open to you.

This course enables you to become a qualified counsellor by enrolling on a Level 4 counselling qualification.

Entry requirements

Level 2 Certificate in Counselling or other level 2 health related qualifications at a pass.

How much does it cost?

The fee for this course is: £1500

This course if free if you meet any one of the criteria below:

  • In receipt of benefits
  • Earns less than £20,319
  • First full level 3 qualification

This course can also be funded through an Advanced Learner Loan.

Contact Us or call 01279 868100 to get the most up-to-date info on fees and the financial support that may be available.

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Core modules

This course consists of 5 units:

Unit 1: Developing counselling skills

  • Understand how to establish a relationship using counselling skills
  • Be able to establish a relationship using counselling skills

Unit 2: Theoretical approaches in the use of counselling skills

  • Understand core concepts of the main theoretical approaches to counselling

Unit 3: Working ethically with counselling skills

  • Understand what is meant by an ethical framework

Unit 4: Counselling skills and diversity

  • Understand the meaning of discrimination
  • Understand issues of diversity

Unit 5: Counselling skills and personal development

  • Know own development needs

How will I be assessed?

  • Q & A
  • Essays
  • Role Plays
  • Presentations

Will I have to provide anything?

I'm interested. What should I do now?

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