This course provides learning experiences which will enable you to develop and practice counselling skills.
It will also increase your knowledge/understanding of such skills and look at counselling theories in more depth. It is specifically designed for those who want to take the next step towards training to become a counsellor (having already acquired some counselling skills), or continue their skills development for voluntary work or employment. This level does not qualify you to be a counsellor.
This course will enable you to:
It is a characteristic of counselling courses that it will involve a certain amount of self-disclosure about uncomfortable situations; this is undertaken in the confines of the class room and with boundaries and rules set by the learners. Due to the nature of the course, all students are required to sign a confidentiality agreement at induction.
This course is primarily intended for students aiming to progress to L4 Diploma to qualify as counsellors. It can also be a useful course to learn more about counselling skills and theory and to develop self-awareness as an addition to other professional roles
To enrol on this course you will need to have successfully completed the Level 2 Award in Counselling Skills (or its equivalent), or have relevant work experience. All applicants must attend an interview prior to being accepted on the course.
You will need to purchase your own stationery and have access to a computer, email and printing.
You will be required to undertake 6 hours of personal therapy at your own expense
You may wish to progress to the L4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling Course, the professional standard qualification for becoming a counsellor.
This L3 course runs over 30 weeks with half term holidays as per local schools.
Next intake start dates:
Monday 11th September 2023, 3.30pm to 8.30pm
Wednesday 13th September 2023, 3.30pm – 8.30pm
Thursday 14th September 2023, 9.30am to 2.30pm
We will run one, two or three groups according to demand.
We also plan to run a L3 course starting in January 2024 which will finish in time to progress to L4 in Sep 2024.
£1,695 for all tuition and registration. A deposit of £295 will be required before starting the course.
Payment options following the initial deposit:
To apply please click the ‘Apply for this course’ button below and we will contact you with a full application form, interview details and directions.