Counselling Studies Level 3 Certificate

Activate Learning
Course summary
Professional Training
1 year
Full time
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Course description

Counselling Studies Level 3 Certificate

This Level 3 Counselling Studies qualification is intended for candidates who have already acquired a recognised Level 2 qualification in Counselling Skills.

Training Course Content

What you'll learn

This course will give you some knowledge of various types counselling theory and how to apply it to client issues. You will also learn about ethics and mental health aspects which will prepare you for work as a professional counsellor within an agency setting. To achieve the Counselling Studies Level 3 Certificate, learners must be assessed as proficient in all seven learning outcomes of the mandatory unit and must be assessed as proficient in both internal and external assessments.

The expectation from CPCAB is that learners have a minimum of 80% attendence and it is essential learners are able to attend the first session.

  • Prepare to work within an ethical framework for counselling
  • Understand the counselling relationship
  • Understand difference and diversity issues to develop empathic understanding
  • Work within a user-centred approach to counselling
  • Use counselling theory to develop self-awareness in counselling practice
  • Understand theories of counselling and mental health
  • Use feedback, reflection and supervision to support counselling studies

Additional tutorials may be available at additional cost to the course subject to numbers wishing to participate.

Course delivery details

We use a variety of teaching methods which include: formal instruction, practical experience e.g. counselling practice, discussion, group supervision, individual tuition, group presentations and Here ‘n’ Now Sessions.

You will be assessed by producing a completed portfolio, through counselling practice sessions, your participation in presentations to the group, check-ins and discussions, as well as the mock exam and external exam at the end of the course.

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Activate Learning

Activate Learning is a forward-thinking education group that aims for far-reaching, progressive change and impact through learning. We work with learners as individuals, helping them make the choice of course and career pathway that’s right for them. Our mission is to provide work-ready talent for business, and...

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Activate Learning

Oxford City Centre Campus
Oxpens Road
OX1 1SA Oxford Oxfordshire

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