NCFE CACHE Counselling Skills Diploma (Online) Level 3
This qualification aims to provide you with in-depth knowledge of the use of counselling skills in everyday life and work, and the different theories and approaches that underpin the use of these skills.
This qualification is aimed at those who are looking to enhance their knowledge and skills for a variety of reasons. You may wish to study this diploma out of your own interest, to enhance your skills in a job you already have, or you might want to study this Level 3 to progress to the next stage of study to become a counsellor.
Please note, this qualification does not qualify you to become a counsellor but it can be used to progress to a Level 4 or above qualification that will qualify you.
The subject content for this course is studied independently online on our online learning platform, however, you are expected to attend a weekly session on Microsoft Teams to practise the skills that you have learned. This is to ensure that you learn the skills needed to progress onto higher level counselling qualifications. The sessions take place in the evening on Wednesdays 6-7:30pm.
You must be aged 16 or above to join this course.
- You will be required to have achieved English at Level 2
- You will be required to have achieved a Counselling qualification at Level 2 and/or have experience of working effectively in a helping role
Humanistic approaches to counselling
Psychodynamic approaches to counselling
Cognitive Behavioural (CBT) approaches to counselling
Your own strengths and areas for development in counselling practice
The importance of working safely and ethically and considering equality and diversity in counselling practice
How to give and receive constructive feedback and develop new interpersonal skills
To be awarded the Level 3 Diploma in Counselling Skills, you are required to successfully complete 5 mandatory units:
Unit 01: Developing counselling skills
Unit 02: Theoretical approaches in the use of counselling skills
Unit 03: Working ethically with counselling skills
Unit 04: Counselling skills and diversity
Unit 05: Counselling skills and personal development
Please choose your preferred study option below (subject to change).
This course costs: £2345.00
If the amount shown is more than £0.00 and you are aged 19 and over at the start of the course, you may have options to help fund your studies with us. The funding you can receive depends on your personal circumstances, and could mean you are entitled to fully subsidised or reduced tuition fees.
This course is fully funded for 16-18 year olds (if applicable to the course).
You may also be entitled to support with travel, childcare and equipment.
To find out exactly what you could receive, contact our Helpzone team on 08000 380 123 for a free, impartial appointment, with no commitment necessary.
Katy has worked in secondary schools (private and public), further education (FE) and higher education (HE) environments and is qualified with a PGCE in Secondary Physical Education, QTS and QTLS. She holds a Master’s in Education and is studying for her Professional Doctorate in Education with a specialism in outdoor education. She has taught for over 10 years and developed and managed FE and HE programmes with a wide range of experience teaching across a large range of levels. She is passionate about education and supporting teachers and educators to be the best they can.Katy Joy