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L3 Counselling

Part-time L3 Counselling Level 3 | Certificate in Counselling Studies (RQF)

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...

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When Times Where Level Day Fee UCAS Code Institution Code How to enrol?
11th September 2019 - 12th February 20209:30am - 3:00pmStroud Campus3Wednesday£811Enrolment Form
5th November 2019 - 28th April 20209:30am - 2:45pmFilton Campus3Tuesday£811Enrolment Form
31st March 2020 - 14th July 20209:30am - 5:00pmStroud Campus3Tuesday£811Enrolment Form
1st April 2020 - 15th July 20209:30am - 5:00pmFilton Campus3Wednesday£811Enrolment Form

Tuition Fees

16-18

Between the ages of 16-18 you do not need to pay tuition or exam fees for your course.

19-23

If you are between the ages of 19 and 23 and have not achieved a full Level 2 or Level 3 qualification before, then you may be entitled to a Legal Entitlement to cover the cost of your tuition, exam and material fees.

19+ (English or Maths Course etc.)

If you are 19 or over and taking an English or Maths course up to an including Level 2, and have not previously achieved a GCSE Grade A* to C or grade 4 or higher, then you may be entitled to a Legal Entitlement to cover the cost of your tuition, exam and material fees.

19+ (Level 2 Course or Below etc.)

If you are aged 19 or over and studying a level 2 course or below, you may be entitled to a Low Income/Benefit Waiver. If awarded, this Waiver will cover your tuition, exam and material fees.

19+ (Level 3 Course or Above etc.)

If you are aged 19 or over and studying on a level 3 course or above, and the Level 3 Legal Entitlement does not apply, you will need to pay the full cost of the course. You may however be eligible to apply for an Advanced Learner Loan to help with the tuition fees.

Please make arrangements to pay your course fee costs at the time of enrolment. Payment is due prior to the start of your course. The option to pay via an instalment plan is available if required. Please contact the College directly for the most up to date course fees – these may be subject to change.

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Summary

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 The course consists of 7 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 do I need to join?

The minimum entry age is 19 years. Candidates should hold a NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills or the equivalent.

How will I know how I am doing?

The course will be delivered through a series of taught lectures, learning activities and experiential skills practice. Your 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

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 Psychotherapeutic Counselling course, and extra OU units which can be studied at SGS.

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Course information last updated: Thursday 21st November 2019 @ 10.39am (6 hours ago)

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