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Entry Requirements

There are no specific recommended prior learning requirements for this qualification. However, learners may find it helpful if they’ve already achieved a Level 2 qualification.

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Study Mode

Part time

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Duration

25 weeks

Starting January 2023

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Timetable

2 days a week


Key features and Benefits

  • Highly experienced staff with the opportunity to progress onto the Lancaster University Counselling degree.

This qualification aims to provide learners with in-depth knowledge of the use of counselling skills in everyday life and work and the approaches that underpin the use of these skills.

What will I study?

To be awarded the Level 3 Diploma in Counselling Skills, learners 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.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific recommended prior learning requirements for this qualification. However, learners may find it helpful if they’ve already achieved a Level 2 qualification.

How will I be assessed?

To be awarded the Level 3 Diploma in Counselling Skills learners are required to successfully complete 5 mandatory units.
The Level 3 Diploma in Counselling Skills is internally assessed.

What can I do next?

On successfully completion of the programme, students can progress to a Level 4 qualification or onto the Counselling degree at Blackburn College that is validated by Lancaster University in order to become a qualified counsellor.

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