Make the most of these extraordinary times and gain a nationally-recognised qualification. A short online course is a significant first step to improving your skills and achieving your career goals.
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
Achievement of a Level 2 Counselling Qualification and the successful outcome of attending an interview is necessary to start the Level 3 Course. We may approach your previous course provider for references.
The course will run on a Tuesday 16:30 to 09/07/24. There are a number of required Saturday sessions the 20th April, 11th May, 8th June and 29th June from 9.30 to 16:00
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.
Achievement of a Level 2 Counselling Qualification
and the successful outcome of attending an interview is necessary to start the
Level 3 Course.
We may approach your previous course provider for
On successful completion of this course, you could
- Level 3 Certificates in Workplace
- Level 3 and 4 NVQs in Advice and Guidance
- Level 3 and 4 qualifications in
Alternatively, you could enter employment in areas
- Health and social care
- Working with young people
- Counselling or care
- Supporting those with addictions
This course is assessed using a combination of portfolios and
*FREE* Online short courses
The applicable fees for this course, including any available discounts, will be listed in the information above.
How to apply
Once you have created an account, you can easily apply to your chosen course and track the status of your application at any time.
HOW THE APPLICATION PROCESS WORKS
Set Up Your Account
You’ll be prompted to create an account which will allow you to log in to our Application Tracker website whenever you wish. This will provide you with important information and you can also track the progress of your application.
Complete each step of the application form and then submit your completed form. We’ll let you know when we’ve safely received it with an acknowledgement email.
Application Review Meeting
Before offering you a place at college, we’ll meet with you (either in person, by telephone or online). We’ll send you a link to our booking page where you can select a time that’s convenient for you.
Accept Your Place
Offers will be sent to you via the email address you have provided. The offer will be conditional, based on predicted GCSE grades. You’ll need to accept your offer within 14 days to secure your place.
Once you receive your GCSE results, you’ll need to get in touch with the college to inform us of them and start your enrolment process.