Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility Level 3 Diploma in Counselling Fast Track Courses - Birmingham & Black Country - Sandwell College

Part Time

Level 3 Diploma in Counselling Fast Track

Diploma in Counselling Fast Track

20 weeks

Central Saint Michael’s


Course summary

This 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 – 4.30pm (Jan - July). 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 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.

Evidence is all portfolio based. No Exam. Learners will be assessed through skills, practise activities, group presentations, case study/transcript and tutorial.

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

Learners who achieve this 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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