Course details may be subject to change.
This Level 3 Diploma in Counselling Skills course is designed for you if you are interested in using counselling skills as part of your functional role in a wide range of sector areas, or if you are looking to progress towards qualified counsellor status with one of the counselling professional bodies such as the BACP (British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy).
This course does not qualify you to practice as a Counsellor.
There are no specific requirements for this qualification, however, you may find it helpful to hold a Level 2 Counselling qualification.
You must be over 19 years old.
What are the next steps?
You will be invited to a Meet the Tutor session with a member of the counselling team.
This qualification aims to provide you with a more in-depth knowledge of the use of counselling skills in everyday life and work, and the approaches that underpin the use of these skills.
The objectives of this qualification are to help you to:
- develop your counselling skills
- understand the different approaches involved in the use of counselling skills
- appreciate the importance of self-development
- Developing counselling skills
- Theoretical approaches in the use of counselling skills
- Working ethically with counselling skills
- Counselling skills and diversity
- Counselling skills and personal development
Times of Delivery
Your times of study will be confirmed before enrolment.
Any times indicated are based on current courses and may be subject to change in future years. Full timetables will be confirmed at the start of each course.
Teaching and Assessment
To be awarded the Level 3 Diploma in Counselling Skills, you must successfully complete five mandatory units through submissin of a portfolio of evidence.
On completion of this course, you could progress to the FdA Integrative Counselling course.