Course Overview

This course is for students who have already acquired Level 2 Counselling Skills and want to take the next step in training to become a counsellor, leading to to a nationally regulated qualification awarded by the Counselling and Psychotherapy Awarding Body (CPCAB).

The course requires students to complete 90 hours guided learning and 106 hours self-directed learning (including written assignment, reading, listening to podcasts etc).

Overall Purpose and Aims of the Training

  • For students who have already acquired Level 2 Counselling Skills and want to take the next step in training to become a counsellor
  • Leads to a nationally regulated qualification awarded by the Counselling and Psychotherapy Awarding Body (CPCAB)

Entry Requirements

  • Age 19
  • Ability to translate intra-personal experience into language
  • Able to benefit from self-development
  • Emotional stability
  • Evidence personal insight
  • Ability to form a counselling relationship
  • Awareness of difference and diversity
  • Able to cope with course content
  • Identify reasons for training beyond just personal development
  • Be motivated towards developing as a counselling practitioner

Course Cost 

£1,500 including CPCAB registration and certificate (this is the cost for both Level 2 and Level 3).

If you wish to complete Level 3 only, the cost is £800.

Applications 

Download the course application form for Level 2/3 here.

Email [email protected] for an application pack.

Download

Level 3 Course Brochure (PDF)

Level 2/3 Course Curriculum (PDF)

Student Feedback (PDF)

Dates

The Level 3 Course will be delivered on the following dates:

Level 3 Course Dates

30 January 2023

6/13/27 – February

6/13/20/27 – March 2023

17/24 – April 2023

8/15/22 – May 2023

5/12/19/26 – June 2023

3 July 2023

Course Objectives

• Prepare to work within an ethical framework for counselling

• Understand the counselling relationship

• Understand difference and diversity issues to develop empathetic understanding

• Work within a user-centred approach to counselling

• Use counselling theory to develop self-awareness in counselling practice

• Understand theories of counselling and mental health understanding

• Use feedback, reflection and supervision to support counselling studies