Level: 3 | Duration: 1 Year | Start Date: September
Details: Wednesday, 9.30am – 12.30pm OR 6pm – 9pm (TBC 2024)
What is this course about?
This qualification is ideal if you are seeking to enhance your functional role through the use of counselling skills. You will gain an understanding of a range of counselling skills and have the opportunity to examine some of the various schools of thought and theoretical models associated with them.
What will I learn on this course?
You will have an opportunity to identify and practise a range of skills used when participating in a counselling skills interactions. You will have an opportunity to understand and evaluate key elements of the main theoretical approaches to counselling. You will also have the opportunity to gain an understanding of the context within which counselling skills and referral processes can be used whilst maintaining ethical standards. You will also have an opportunity to appreciate the implications of applying counselling skills in a diverse society as well as reflecting on their personal development and the way in which they interact with others.
Why choose Riverside College for this course?
This qualification provides you with 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. It can provide progression towards a range of qualifications e.g. counselling, advice and guidance or workplace mentoring. This course could also contribute to Continuous Professional Development (CPD) requirements.
How will I be assessed?
You are required to create a portfolio of evidence which shows that you’ve met the standards
associated with each unit.
What are the Entry Requirements?
Level 2 qualification in Counselling plus GCSE grade C/4 or above or Level 2 Functional Skills English qualification or achieving Level 2 on our English college assessment. If you wish to progress to the Foundation Degree after this course, you will need a GSCE grade C/4 or above or Level 2 Functional Skills qualification in English. If you do not have the required English qualification already, we recommend that you study for it alongside the Level 3 Diploma.
Are there any costs associated with this course?
Course fee: £995
Many of our courses can be studied for free, even if you are employed or self-employed, depending on your individual circumstances and the course you have chosen to study. Click here for more information.
If you aged 19 or over, you may be eligible for an Advanced Learning Loan. These loans will cover the full course fee for the duration of your course.
Click here for more information about the Advanced Learner Loan
You may wish to purchase the recommended textbook(s) for this course; these will be listed in the course handbook.
What will this course lead on to?
On completing this level 3 Diploma in Counselling you may be eligible for progression on to the Foundation Degree in Counselling.
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- Duration 50 hours
- Skill level All levels
- Language English
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