Counselling Skills and Theory | NCFE Award | Level 3

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Course Type: Adult qualifications and professional, Open to international students Campus: Broadwater Campus Entry requirements: Successful completion of Level 2 Counselling course is necessary to apply for Level 3 Counselling course. Qualification: NCFE Award in Counselling Skills and Theory Level 3 Awarding Body: NCFE

Why this course?

A counselling session

Counselling skills are highly useful in a range of occupations and professions where interpersonal skills are important. If you are seeking to enhance your functional role (e.g. a social worker, teacher or practising nurse) through the use of counselling skills, this course is for you. It is also ideal for those who wish to become a professional counsellor.

The mandatory units for this course are:

  • Understanding different approaches to the use of counselling skills
  • Practising counselling skills
  • Working ethically in helping relationships
  • Understanding the importance of self-development in relation to helping others

Start dates

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Code Start Campus Times Duration Fees
CM0605-1C 24 Jan 2022 Broadwater Mondays 9:30am - 2:00pm 16 weeks £654.00
CM0619-1C 24 Jan 2022 Broadwater Mondays 3.30pm - 8.00pm 16 weeks £654.00

Entry requirements

  • You must be 19+
  • The readiness for the course will be assessed during an interview
  • Successful completion of Level 2 Counselling course is necessary to apply for Level 3 Counselling course.


Entry requirements
  • Assessment
    • Portfolio of evidence
    • Assignments

What's next?

On successful completion of this course, you could progress to:

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

Alternatively, you could enter employment in areas such as:

  • Health and social care
  • Working with young people
  • Counselling or care
  • Supporting those with addictions
What's next?

Course fees

The course fees are £654.00

This is a full cost course with no concessions. 

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