Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Skills

Indigo Inspirational Training Ltd
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65 hours
395 GBP
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Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Skills

Our Accredited Level 3 distance learning certificate course offers everything you need to start your rewarding career as a Counsellor, whilst studying at your own pace from the comfort of home.

Throughout the Counselling Skills course you will be expected to complete all tasks and assignments, keep a portfolio of everything you do, including reading, working with others, research etc.  Keeping a portfolio will help you develop your skills and knowledge as well as being very helpful when you are ready to set up in practice.

Your units will be emailed to you and you simply complete each assignment to use.  Once your work is marked, you will receive a feedback sheet and your next unit.

Suitability - Who should attend?

This introductory course is perfect for those who are passionate about helping others  and who have a desire to help improve the lives of those people who are experiencing difficulties, whether current and those from their past.

For anyone considering a career change, or wanting to add skills to their currently complementary or talking therapy skill base, then this course offers a great introduction to the world of talking therapies.

No previous skills or knowledge are required to undertake this course, other than sufficient English skills to complete the course work.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Successful completion of this course, provides graduates with a Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Skills.

You can start to use your new skills straight away, whether you implement this knowledge at work, within the family, or you simply have a better understanding of you, then life may take on a whole new meaning.

Training Course Content

This distance learning introductory course will cover the following:-

  • What is counselling, the history of counselling, the language of counselling.
  • The initial consultation, boundaries and ethics, hat makes a good counsellor.
  • Running sessions, dealing with difficult clients, transference, counselling theories.
  • Common presenting conditions, general approach, self awareness .
  • Grief and bereavement, counselling the bereaved, depression vs grief, theories of grief and it’s management.
  • Stress, distress and anxiety, causes, symptoms and treatment, depression, turning from negative to positive, self development.


The only additional expense will be the purchase of any of our recommended books.

Continuing Studies

You can start your career with this course and then you can add to your skill base with our Level 4 counselling course (coming soon), or undertake our Level 3 Hypnotherapy Certificate Course, moving on if you choose, to undertake our Level 4 Hypnotherapy Diploma Course.

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Indigo Inspirational Training Ltd

A growing presence in the world of therapy training, Indigo offers a training service for those wishing to begin or build upon a career in the professional field of talking therapies. Our accredited courses ideal and flexible opportunities for people...

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Unit 4a, Grange Farm Units
Abbots Ripton
PE28 2PH Huntingdon Cambs

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