CPCAB Counselling Studies Certificate - J089

12 Quays Part Time Level 3 Duration 36 weeks

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This qualification is intended for candidates who have already acquired a recognised qualification in counselling skills and want to:

  • Take the next step in training to become a counsellor.
  • Learn more about counselling theory ethics and mental health.
  • Prepare for work as a professional counsellor in an agency setting.

This course provided pre-practitioner training.

Course Details

The course includes the following:

  1. Preparing to work within an ethical framework.
  2. Understanding the counselling relationship.
  3. Understand different and diversity issues.
  4. Work within a user centred approach to counselling.
  5. Use counselling theory to develop self-awareness in counselling practice.
  6. Understand theories of counselling and mental health.
  7. Use feedback, reflection and supervision to support counselling studies.
Entry Guidelines

Minimum of 4 GCSE's A*- C (grade 4 or above). Specific requirements - CSK L2 Certificate in Counselling Skills or equivalent. Satisfactory interview. 2020 Entry - In the absence of a face to face interview. You will need to complete a timed written task, have a positive reference from your tutor, you will also be scored on meeting submission dates at level 2.

Additional Information

85% attendance is required but 100% is expected due to the experiential nature of the course. Please be aware that if your long term goal is to work with vulnerable adults or any person under the age of 18, it will be necessary to undergo a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check at any required college work placement, or eventual place of work.

Where can I progress to?

Allows progression onto the CPCAB qualification: Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling TC - L4

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Starting 14th September 2021 - Ending - 21st June 2022REF J089N001

If you are aged 19 or over:

Fee : £811.00

Please note, there are no discounts for this course.

The fee quoted is for the academic year 2020-21.

Starting 15th September 2021 - Ending - 22nd June 2022REF J089N002

If you are aged 19 or over:

Fee : £811.00

Please note, there are no discounts for this course.

The fee quoted is for the academic year 2020-21.

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