The ultimate aim of the qualification is the improved performance of those who use counselling skills. It is intended that learners be given the opportunity to develop a range of counselling skills and skills in self-awareness and self-assessment. These skills will be more effectively developed through a process which encourages learners to assume an active responsibility for their own learning and which enables them to establish principles and good practice from a shared analysis with fellow learners and staff of experiences on the course and related experiences.
The ABC Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Skills aims to:
- develop a repertoire of counselling skills at a consistent level
- underpin these skills with an understanding of one major therapeutic model
- increase the self-awareness of the person and their awareness of the impact that they have on people
These qualifications are designed for those learners who:
- seek the course as an entrance to their training to become a qualified professional counsellor
-wish to acquire a repertoire of counselling skills for use in other work areas, and who have no wish to become a professional counsellor, e.g. nurses, social workers and teachers.
Assessment will be through an internal portfolio and written assessments.
Modules studied will include:
- Understanding the context for the use of counselling skills
- Understanding counselling theory
- Using counselling skills
- Personal development for users of counselling skills
ABC Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Skills
This course leads to...
This qualification can lead on to a Level 4 Diploma in Counselling, the level required to practice in the UK.
Applicants should be aged 19+ and have a Level 2 counselling qualification. If you do not hold this qualification but have relevant experience, entry on to the programme will be at the discretion of the course tutor.
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