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Part Time

Level 3 Diploma in Counselling Fast Track

Diploma in Counselling Fast Track

18 weeks

Central Saint Michael’s


Course summary

This Level 3 Diploma in Counselling qualification is ideal for those seeking to enhance their functional role through the use of counselling skills. Learners will gain an understanding of a range of counselling skills and have the opportunity to examine some of the various schools of thought / theoretical models associated with them. This qualification does not qualify learners to practise as a counsellor. This qualification is suitable for learners aged 16 and above. The Level 3 Daytime Course runs on Wednesdays from 9.30am – 4pm. Course Cost £1500 - Advanced Learner Loan available.

Course requirements

  • Learners must already have achieved a Level 2 qualification or similar
  • Level 2 Mentoring subject to interview
  • You must be able to demonstrate a good knowledge of written English
  • Any questions or further information contact: [email protected]

This Level 3 Diploma in Counselling qualification aims to provide learners with in-depth knowledge of the use of counselling skills in everyday life and work and the approaches that underpin the use of these skills.

To be awarded the Level 3 Diploma in Counselling Skills, learners are required to successfully complete 5 mandatory units:

  • Unit 01 Developing counselling skills
  • Unit 02 Theoretical approaches in the use of counselling skills
  • Unit 03 Working ethically with counselling skills
  • Unit 04 Counselling skills and diversity
  • Unit 05 Counselling skills and personal development

Lessons will take place on Wednesdays 9.30AM-4PM.

Evidence is all portfolio-based. No exam. Learners will be assessed through skills, practise activities, group presentations, case studies/transcripts and tutorials.

Learners are required to submit a completed portfolio at the end of the course.

Learners who achieve this Level 3 Diploma in Counselling qualification could progress to Level 5 counselling qualifications.

Previous Level 3 learners have secured places at university to complete Graduate Certificate, Degree and MSc in Counselling, Psychotherapy and Psychology.

To discuss your options direct with the course tutor email

[email protected]

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