Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Skills

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Course summary
Professional Training
30 weeks
Full time
Professional Training
Course Dates
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Course description

Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Skills

If you are warm, open and compassionate and can bring a patient and non-judgemental attitude, a career in counselling could be for you. The Level 3 Certificate is the second stage on the journey to becoming a qualified counsellor.

Suitability - Who should attend?

Who is this course for?

The Level 3 Certificate is the second stage on the journey to becoming a qualified counsellor.

Age Range: 19+

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Most importantly, a Level 3 Certificate in Counselling will further develop the skills and knowledge gained at Level 2. Thereby, enabling you to work towards becoming a reflective practitioner of counselling.

Training Course Content

What will I learn?

Our course includes 3 mandatory units covering all main areas relevant to the study of counselling skills:

  • Developing Reflective Practice in Counselling
  • Counselling Skills
  • Counselling Theory

Course delivery details

Type: Blended

Why choose Step Into Learning

100% of learners on our Access to HE courses achieved merit or distinction in 2020/21


We can offer Advanced Learner Loans for this course. 

Advanced Learner Loans are here to help any learner aged 19+ to cover course fees for Level 3 and above, so you don’t have to worry about paying for your course upfront. There is no means of testing or formal credit check, and once you are approved, your fees are paid directly to us. You only need to start paying back the loan once you find full-time employment and earn an income over the UK repayment threshold. To qualify for an Advanced Learner Loan you must:

  • Be aged 19 or over at the start of your course
  • Be a resident in the UK for three years
  • Have not previously had a loan to do the same course (including any Access to HE course), subject, or level and be studying a course at Level 3 or above

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Step Into Learning

Step Into Learning specialise in training and courses with a vocational focus within the broad remit of health and wellbeing. We are an independent training provider with 20+ years experience based in Cornwall in the South West of England. Depending...

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Based on 2 reviews.

Jacqueline C.
I have really enjoyed this year, spending time with a group of likeminded people who have made me laugh, picked me up and supported each other on this jouney. Nikki has been an amazing tutor who has not only supported us all but built our confidence and helped us in so many ways. Thank you for making this year not only eductional but fun. I look...
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Heidi B.
The course was engaging and interesting, with weekly sessions I very much looked forward to attending . The level 3 really begins to clarify the work covered in level 2 which gives a much greater understanding and it all started coming together. The tutor was brilliant, knowledgeable and brought out the best in the group. The sessions were fun, ...
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