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Level 3 Diploma in Counselling Skills

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Fees & How to Enrol

Overview

This course will equip you with an in-depth understanding of how counselling skills are used in everyday life and work, and of the approaches that underpin these skills.

It is ideal in order to take the first step on your route towards becoming a qualified counsellor.

It is also suitable if you would like to enhance your existing functional role through the use of counselling skills.

Level 3

Qualification:
NCFE CACHE 600/0727/8

Fees:
£990*, or make an initial payment of £90, followed by 12 monthly instalments of £75

*NCFE CACHE registration fee of £113 applies

Finance option also exclusively available by calling us on 01409 220 780 – pay a deposit of just £78, followed by 24 instalments of £38 using Interest Free Credit.**
**This enrolment option has limited availability, and may be withdrawn at any time and without notice. Other terms and conditions apply. Please call us for details.

Start Date

You can enrol on this course at any time and progress through your studies at your own pace from the comfort of your own home

Entry Requirements

You will need to be aged 18+ to enrol on this course.

We recommend that you have some knowledge or experience in counselling, for example, successfully completing the NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills (600/0728/X) course or if you already have experience of using counselling skills in your work or personal live. Please speak to our course advisors if you would like help deciding.

You will need access to the internet, and access to a computer, laptop, tablet or smartphone.

For help and advice, call our course advisors on Freephone 0800 062 2900 or 0207 307 5922.

What you will learn

This course consists of 5 units:

Unit 1: Developing counselling skills

  • Understand how to establish a relationship using counselling skills
  • Be able to establish a relationship using counselling skills
  • Understand how to develop a relationship using counselling skills
  • Be able to develop a relationship using counselling skills
  • Understand how to conclude an interaction using counselling skills
  • Be able to conclude an interaction using counselling skills
  • Understand development of own counselling skills

Unit 2: Theoretical approaches in the use of counselling skills

  • Understand core concepts of the main theoretical approaches to counselling
  • Understand what is meant by the integrative model
  • Understand the importance of counselling theory
  • Be able to apply core theories in the use of counselling skills
  • Be able to self-reflect using theoretical approaches

Unit 3: Working ethically with counselling skills

  • Understand what is meant by an ethical framework
  • Know how an ethical framework relates to the use of counselling skills
  • Understand the importance of the setting in which counselling skills are used
  • Understand the concepts of ethical referral

Unit 4: Counselling skills and diversity

  • Understand the meaning of discrimination
  • Understand issues of diversity
  • Understand power issues within the counselling process

Unit 5: Counselling skills and personal development

  • Know own development needs
  • Understand process of personal development
  • Understand group dynamics
  • Understand impact of personal development on others
  • Be able to plan self-development

How the course works

This course is studied online. After enrolling you will receive access to your online course content on our unique online learning environment.

You can then begin the course when you are ready and progress in your own time.

Course Length

This course is expected to take 400 hours. If needed, you have up to 2 years to complete this course.

Level and Certification

Upon successful completion you will achieve the NCFE CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Counselling Skills (600/0727/8) qualification.

The NCFE CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Counselling Skills is a regulated qualification. This means it is a nationally recognised qualification, regulated by Ofqual in England.

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. It does not qualify learners to practise as a counsellor.

This course has a credit value of 40 total credits.

Entry Requirements

You will need to be aged 18+ to enrol on this course.

We recommend that you have some knowledge or experience in counselling, for example, successfully completing the NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills (600/0728/X) course or if you already have experience of using counselling skills in your work or personal live. Please speak to our course advisors if you would like help deciding.

You will need access to the internet, and access to a computer, laptop, tablet or smartphone.

For help and advice, call our course advisors on Freephone 0800 062 2900 or 0207 307 5922.

Course fee & how to enrol

There are 2 payment options available to this course, and the study method is Online study

Online study
Your course units can be accessed and your assignments completed via our online learning platform. By selecting this method of course delivery you are confirming that you are happy for your personal data including your name and email address to be shared with our third party online learning platform provider in accordance with our privacy policy.

1) Pay the total course fee of £990* in one sum

2) Pay a deposit of just £90*, followed by 12 instalments of £75

*NCFE CACHE registration fee of £113 applies

Finance option also exclusively available by calling us on 01409 220 780 – pay a deposit of just £78, followed by 24 instalments of £38 using Interest Free Credit.**
**This enrolment option has limited availability, and may be withdrawn at any time and without notice. Other terms and conditions apply. Please call us for details.

For help and advice, call our course advisors on Freephone 0800 062 2900 or 0207 307 5922.

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Help & Advice

Call our course advisors on Freephone 0800 062 2900 or 0207 307 5922