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Start date: 05/10/2017 - SGS Filton
End date: 14/06/2018
Duration:

Day(s): Thursday
Course length: 30 weeks
Qualifications: Certificate in Counselling Studies
Code: FLL3011X
Cost: £811

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Course Detail

CPCAB Level 3 Certificate in Counselling

Part time course

New Dates

New course dates are being planned for the Autumn 2017 at all levels. When they are on this site you can then enrol by contacting one of our enrolments centres. If you are interested in our level 4 starting in September 2017 - Please email robin.lewis@sgscol.ac.uk for more information, alternatively you can download our application form here.

This is an ideal qualification (awarded by CPCAB) for those seeking to enhance their functional role through the use of counselling skills (e.g. nurses, social workers).  It will also be useful to those seeking a career change and wishing to develop as professional counsellors and to anyone offering help on a one-to-one basis.  It will also be of use to those wishing to consolidate their skills and knowledge in a counselling context.
These issues are addressed and consolidated alongside the development of counselling skills and theory throughout the qualification

This qualification aims to:
•    develop candidates’ counselling skills to a safe level of practice
•    provide an introduction to essential counselling theory
•    raise awareness of professional issues for the developing practitioner
•    promote equal opportunity

How will I know how I am doing?

You work will be regularly checked by tutors.
We will observe you using your counselling skills and give you written feedback on your journal and set assignments.

Successful completion of the course will be based upon:
• 80% attendance
• Internally assessed portfolio including:
• Journal
• Project
• Tutor skills assessment
• Case study
• Video self assessment
• Externally assessed assignment

Is previous experience necessary?

The minimum entry is 18 years. Candidates should hold NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills or the equivalent.

How will the course be delivered?

Through a series of taught lectures, learning activities and experiential skills practice.

What will I learn?

The course consists of seven mandatory units:

1. Prepare to work within an ethical framework for counselling
2. Understand the counselling relationship
3. Understand difference and diversity issues to develop empathic understanding
4. Work within a user-centred approach to counselling
5. Use counselling theory to develop self-awareness in counselling practice
6. Understand theories of counselling and mental health
7. Use feedback, reflection and supervision to support counselling studies

What can I do next?

You can apply for the Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling which gives you 50% of the credits for the Open University foundation degree in counselling. Further credits can be gained by progressing onto the Level 5 in Psychotherapeutic Counselling and extra OU Units which can be studied at SGS

Dates & Costs

CPCAB Level 3 Certificate in Counselling

Start date: 05/10/2017
End date: 14/06/2018
Course length: 30 weeks
Time(s): 5.30pm-8.30pm
Qualifications: Certificate in Counselling Studies
Code: FLL3011X

Cost: £811

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Start End Time Campus
05/10/2017 14/06/2018 5.30pm-8.30pm SGS Filton
09/04/2018 23/07/2018 9.30am - 5pm SGS Filton
05/10/2017 14/06/2018 5.30pm - 8.30pm SGS Stroud
12/04/2018 19/07/2018 9.30am-5pm SGS Stroud