Counselling Skills - Level 3 Diploma
Course available at: Walkden
The aim of the course is to offer students the opportunity to develop a wide range of counselling skills. It also provides a progressive intermediate training for those who wish to progress to higher level counselling qualifications in order to become professional counsellors.
You will develop a range of core counselling skills within a person-centred approach to counselling and learn theory in relation to practice and personal development.
The course content will be delivered using an experimental, participative approach rather than a didactic one. Students are expected to take responsibility for their own learning throughout the course.
1. Developing Counselling Skills
2. Theoretical Approaches in the Use of Counselling Skills
What you will achieve
You will achieve a Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Skills.
Assessment for this course is completed throughout the year and methods of assessment may include for example: performance observations, scenarios and case studies, essays and presentations.
Students must achieve high levels of attendance throughout the course, demonstrate competency and confidence in the use of core skills, successfully achieve all assignments by the submission dates set.
Have completed a Level 2 Counselling qualification or equivalent, be prepared to train in an experimental and interactive learning climate.
Students must have GCSE English Language and Maths at grade C or above (or equivalent). Any student who has not achieved this within the last 3 years will complete an initial assessment as part of the selection process.
Please complete and return an application form for this course. You will then have an interview and assessment.
A compulsory residential weekend each year is a necessary requirement. You may be eligible for financial support from the learner support fund to assist with the cost of this.