Certificate in Counselling QCF Level 3
You will develop the skills and knowledge gained at Level 2 to work towards becoming a reflective practitioner of counselling on this practical part-time course.
Level: Level 3
Purpose: Access to Higher Education
Guided Learning Hours: 150
Duration: 8 months
What are the qualifications about?
You will consider theories of human development, self-awareness, supervision and issues of difference and diversity, look at the core theories and theorists that underpin counselling and address the nature of psychological problems and how they may be approached.
Who are they for?
You can apply the specialist skills and knowledge from this course to a range of working contexts as you will come away with a solid understanding of approaches to counselling and supporting others. You will also be able to progress to a Level 4 Diploma in Counselling Practice.
Why choose Ruskin College?
Ruskin is a friendly and inclusive college, with an ethos that puts you very much at the centre of the learning experience. It is the ideal environment to develop your counselling skills, especially if you are an adult returning to education.
What sorts of things do they cover?
You will cover three key components:
- Developing Counselling Skills
- Towards Reflective Practice
- Counselling Theory
How will I learn and be assessed?
Your assessment will be based on an exam, a journal, an essay and a role play.
How long do they take?
Guided learning hours
Guided learning hours are the hours you spend learning with your training provider or on your own. The guided learning hours for this qualification are:
- Level 3: 150 hours
Usual course length
Completing the Level 3 Certificate in Counselling QCF usually takes:
- 8 months part time
What jobs could they lead to?
This course prepares you for Level 4 study (specifically a Diploma in Counselling Practice) or could improve your career prospects within the counselling and related sectors.
What would it cost me?
Cost: £1,265. We will help you access financial support if you are entitled to it: find out if you are eligible.