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Award in Developing Counselling Skills Level 3

We have one course running: 

10 September 2018 - 19 December 2018

This course runs on Wednesdays between 6pm and 9pm

Location: This course is held at Ruskin Hall Campus, Old Headington, Oxford, OX3 9BZ

Contact Us:  01865 759600 |


This course is designed to further develop the skills and knowledge gained at a Level 2 Counselling course. This qualification enables learners to work towards becoming a reflective practitioner of counselling by considering theories of human development, self-awareness, supervision and issues of difference and diversity. It also provides knowledge and understanding of the three main core theories and theorists that underpin counselling and addresses the nature of psychological problems and how they may be approached.

You may be charged course fees depending on your previous level of education but don’t worry; we will help you access financial support if you are entitled to it. For more information visit our Further Education fees and funding page.

Entry Requirements & How to Apply MORE INFORMATION

If you wish to study this course at Level 3, it will be expected that you hold a Level 2 in Counselling or experience in Counselling.

Upon application for the courses you will be invited for an initial assessment and interview to ensure that the course is suitable for you.

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Upon completion of this course Learners may progress onto the AIM Awards Level 4/5 Diploma in Counselling Practice (QCF). The specialist skills and knowledge gained in this qualification will be applicable in a range of working contexts. It will enable learners to understand the need for a firm grasp of a coherent theoretical approach to counselling or supporting others. This is particularly important prior to starting work in a supervised placement if learners progress to Level 4.