Award in Developing Counselling Skills Level 3
Develop your counselling skills and improve your career prospects with this part-time Level 3 course.
Level: Level 3
Purpose: Continuing Professional Development
Guided Learning Hours: 45
Duration: 15 weeks
Next course: 11 September – 18 December
What are the qualifications about?
Building on your skills and knowledge gained on a Level 2 Counselling course and learn about the core theories that underpin counselling, the nature of psychological problems and how they may be approached.
Who are they for?
If you already have a Level 2 counselling course and want to develop your skills further, this is a great opportunity to take the next step in your training and/or your career.
What do I need?
You should already have a Level 2 in Counselling or have experience of working in the sector. You will need to have achieved Level 2 in English and Maths.
Why choose Ruskin College?
Providing practical skills training relevant to the real world, Ruskin is the ideal place for you to develop your counselling skills in our friendly and nurturing environment.
What sorts of things do they cover?
You will be learning about theories of human development, self-awareness, supervision and issues of difference and diversity.
How will I learn and be assessed?
You will learn about the theory, but you will be assessed through relevant role play activities.
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: 45 hours
Usual course length
Completing the Award in Developing Counselling Skills Level 3 usually takes:
- 15 weeks part time
What jobs could they lead to?
This course offers you a stepping stone into a job in counselling or similar, or to get further in your counselling career. Alternatively, you could progress onto the Level 4/5 Diploma in Counselling Practice (QCF).
What would it cost me?
We will help you access financial support if you are entitled to it: find out if you are eligible.