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Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Studies

Key Details

  • Available at:
    Online
  • Study Mode:
    Part-time
  • Course Length:

    30 weeks, 3 hours per week

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Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Studies

Part-time Courses

Please contact us for further information about applying for this course.

Course Description

This qualification is intended for candidates who have already acquired a recognised qualification in counselling skills and want to:

  • take the next step in training to become a counsellor
  • learn more about counselling theory, ethics and mental health
  • be prepared for work as a professional counsellor in an agency setting

This qualification does not lead to employment. It is designed as a pre-practitioner training for professional counselling qualifications but it could also lead to employment in a related field.

For more information about this course call 01492 546 666 ext. 1729 or email counsellingapplications@gllm.ac.uk

Entry Criteria

You must have undertaken counselling skills training, e.g. our Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills or equivalent units/qualifications of at least 75 Guided Learning Hours.

Delivery

The overall course content is designed to be participative and the teaching style will reflect this process, in that it will demonstrate a link between counselling theory and practical skills.

The taught sessions will offer a variety of learning activities, with a mixture of:

  • Lectures
  • Discussions
  • Small group work
  • Workshops
  • Tutorials

Assessment

Internal assessment: tutor assessment of candidate portfolio.

External assessment: Proficient (Pass)/Not Proficient (Fail) - candidates must be Proficient in both internal and external assessment to achieve the qualification.

Progression

Level 4 in Counselling

Other details

Course type: Part-time Courses

Level: 3

Programme Area:

  • Counselling

Counselling

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