Counselling Skills

Certificate Health & Social Care

Course Details

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Health & Social Care
Age Group

Shena Simon Campus
(Part Time Non Released - 1 year)

Wythenshawe Campus
(Evening Only - 1 year)

City Campus Manchester
(Evening Only - 1 year)

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The Level 3 Counselling qualification (Certificate) is designed for those seeking progression to become a qualified professional counsellor or for individuals who wish to acquire greater counselling skills for use in other work areas, e.g., nurses, social workers, teachers, health professionals etc..
Prospective learners should be aware that the course requires a good standard of English Skills and some IT Skills which are to be demonstrated in substantial coursework in the form of E-Portfolios (electronic portfolios). There are also experiential learning and self-awareness exercises, which will be demanding of yourself in interaction with others.
The purpose of this qualification is to provide you with a useful vocational progression route into further study and is not a license to practice.

Level 2 Counselling certificate
L2 English FS / GCSE or GCE
Successful completion of the level 3 application process which includes completion of a piece of work and interview.
12 months free from Rehabilitation - declaration form to be signed
IT skills

Assignment and practical observation

L4 Counselling or Fd In Counselling on successful completion of the application process

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Health & Social Care

There’s arguably no greater reward in life than helping another person.

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