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Award in Counselling Level 3

£375.00 fee may apply if you do not meet eligibility criteria
Course Level

Level 3

Start Date

Mon 20 Feb 2023


15 Weeks

£375.00 fee may apply if you do not meet eligibility criteria
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Course content:

  • Exploring the differences between a helping and a counselling relationship.
  • Use of core counselling skills in helping relationships.
  • Identify and apply boundaries in the counselling relationship.
  • Key elements of the Psychodynamic, Person-Centred and Cognitive-Behavioural theories of counselling.
  • Anti-discriminatory practice in helping relationships.
  • Personal Development.
  • Assessment of own strengths and areas for development.


    • Successful completion of a Level 2 counselling, helping skills or mentoring qualification and an interview with the course tutor.
    • Interest in developing skills to support others.
    • Useful progression route for those interested in furthering their study or widening their work role.
    • Minimum 19 years of age.
    • Minimum attendance 85%

What do I need to do this course?

Pen and paper and a folder

Teaching Methods

  • Group practical work; group discussion; individual reflection; role play;

    How is your progress checked?

    Written work; this must be word processed

    Observations by the tutor

    Practical demonstrations

    Completion of a reflective journal

    Extra study or practice required at home.

    Written work and reading; 3 hours per week

    What can I do after this course?

    Level 3 Certificates in Workplace Mentoring
    Level 3 and 4 NVQs in Advice and Guidance
    Level 4 qualifications in Counselling

    Access to Higher Education

£375.00 fee may apply if you do not meet eligibility criteria

Course details

  • Tutor: Louise Markanday
  • Time: 1800 -2100
  • Provision: FC
  • Term: Spring
  • Location: Foredown Tower
  • Full fee: £375
  • Concessionary fee: £350
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