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Counselling Skills, Diploma
This course is designed for people aged over 19 years who have previously studied a level 2 counselling qualification and want to develop their skills and progress in their counselling career.
The Level 3 Counselling Diploma is also valuable to learners who want to develop their counselling skills to help them in roles such as children’s care, health and social care, or learning and development.
You will learn a variety of communication skills which could benefit you in any profession or level, from an entry level position right up to management. By gaining a recognised and respected qualification, you will greatly enhance your employability whilst learning a range of theory and practical skills which will help you communicate effectively with clients.
You will benefit from being taught, and supported, by our highly trained staff, who have years of experience within the sector. They will encourage you to develop self-awareness skills to enable you to support others through a client-centred approach.
You will learn about creative methods of exploration and techniques to manage common behaviours. You will develop effective skills to support people with the pressures they may experience. You will develop core communication skills, learn about theories and processes, and be given the opportunity to practice a variety of strategies.
- Theoretical approaches
- Ethics and diversity within practice
- Counselling skills
- Active communication skills
- Practical application of skills
The course is assessed through assignment work and a practical demonstration of counselling skills.
This course is FREE if you are aged 19+, do not have a Level 3 qualification (A-Level equivalent), and currently live in the South West.
Successful completion of this course gives you 80 UCAS points and can enable you to progress to a foundation degree in counselling at UCW.
Preparing learners for the future is an integral part of everything we do at Weston College. Whether you want to bolster your employment prospects, upskill or change careers, our friendly careers staff are committed to helping students get on the right career path.
As an adult learner at Weston College, you will have access to our specialist, highly qualified careers advisors who are on hand to assist you with making those important decisions about careers and course choices. Whether you need support with developing your employability skills, or you are investigating your future options, we’ll be there to help you through the process.
You can also use our free-to-access Career Coach programme to provide yourself with a detailed careers assessment, which you can then talk through with one of our advisors, as well as the assessment directing you to certain courses that will help you on your career journey. As a Microsoft College all students and apprentices are given FREE access to LinkedIn Learning – an online educational platform that helps individuals discover and develop business, technology-related, and creatives skills through expert-led course videos.
iAn interview is required for this course.
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