Award in Counselling Level 3

Counselling courses at Portslade Adult Learning

Counselling level 3 is the ideal course for anyone who would like to develop counselling skills for use in work or in a personal capacity. Topics covered include working ethically in helping relationships and understanding the importance of self-development in relation to helping others. This qualification is designed for anyone who’d like to develop their use of counselling skills for use in either work or in a personal capacity. This may be learners who wish to progress towards further qualifications, or learners who wish to study this programme in order to complement other programmes (eg health and social care, children’s care, learning and development, voluntary and community work). 

START DATE AND TIME:
Wed, 2nd October 2019
1800 - 2100
DURATION:
15 Weeks
Code:
FC001
Full fee:
£375
Concessionary fee:*
£375

TUTOR:

Louise Markanday

Address

PACA Adult learning, Chalky Road
View map

Counselling level 3 is the ideal course for anyone who would like to develop counselling skills for use in work or in a personal capacity. Topics covered include working ethically in helping relationships and understanding the importance of self-development in relation to helping others. This qualification is designed for anyone who’d like to develop their use of counselling skills for use in either work or in a personal capacity. This may be learners who wish to progress towards further qualifications, or learners who wish to study this programme in order to complement other programmes (eg health and social care, children’s care, learning and development, voluntary and community work).

COURSE AIMS/OBJECTIVES

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


    TEACHING AND LEARNING METHODS

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


    COURSE LEVEL/ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

    • 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%


    HOW PROGRESS IS CHECKED DURING COURSE

    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


    MATERIALS YOU WILL NEED TO BRING TO THE COURSE

    Pen and paper and a folder


    WHAT CAN I DO NEXT?

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

    Access to Higher Education

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    Counselling courses at Portslade Adult Learning

    Counselling level 3 is the ideal course for anyone who would like to develop counselling skills for use in work or in a personal capacity. Topics covered include working ethically in helping relationships and understanding the importance of self-development in relation to helping others. This qualification is designed for anyone who’d like to develop their use of counselling skills for use in either work or in a personal capacity. This may be learners who wish to progress towards further qualifications, or learners who wish to study this programme in order to complement other programmes (eg health and social care, children’s care, learning and development, voluntary and community work). 

    START DATE AND TIME:
    Wed, 27th February 2019
    1800 - 2100
    DURATION:
    15 Weeks
    Code:
    FC014
    Full fee:
    £375
    Concessionary fee:*
    £375

    TUTOR:

    Louise Markanday

    Address

    PACA Adult learning, Chalky Road
    View map

    Counselling level 3 is the ideal course for anyone who would like to develop counselling skills for use in work or in a personal capacity. Topics covered include working ethically in helping relationships and understanding the importance of self-development in relation to helping others. This qualification is designed for anyone who’d like to develop their use of counselling skills for use in either work or in a personal capacity. This may be learners who wish to progress towards further qualifications, or learners who wish to study this programme in order to complement other programmes (eg health and social care, children’s care, learning and development, voluntary and community work).

    COURSE AIMS/OBJECTIVES

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


    TEACHING AND LEARNING METHODS

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


    COURSE LEVEL/ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

    • 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%


    HOW PROGRESS IS CHECKED DURING COURSE

    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


    MATERIALS YOU WILL NEED TO BRING TO THE COURSE

    Pen and paper and a folder


    WHAT CAN I DO NEXT?

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

    Access to Higher Education

    Share this page!

    Leave a Reply

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