Certificate in Counselling Studies
This qualification is intended for candidates who have already acquired the CPCAB Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills and want to take the next step in training to become a counsellor. The Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Studies introduces you to the three main theoretical approaches to counselling and shows you what you can expect from working with counselling agencies.
During the course you will learn more about counselling theory, ethics and mental health and be prepared for work as a professional counsellor in an agency setting.
This qualification is designed as pre-practitioner training for further professional counselling qualifications.
During the course you will be required to build a portfolio of evidence to meet the qualification requirements. You will also be required to undertake an externally-assessed written paper.
You need to have successfully completed the CPCAB Certificate in Counselling Skills Level 2.
This qualification does not lead to employment. It is designed as a pre-practitioner training for professional counselling qualifications i.e. Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling but it could also lead to employment in a related field.
Q: Is there any funding available to help pay for my course?
A: Many of our courses are free to attend (subject to eligibility). We will carry out a fee assessment when you enrolment to establish if you meet this criteria.
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Why Petroc should be your first choice
Petroc offers high quality education and training across North and Mid Devon. We provide outstanding learning, excellent facilities, strong connections to employers and a supportive environment to help you fulfil your education goals and set you on your path to the career of your dreams.
We offer a supportive and inclusive environment where you can flourish and feel a valued member of the college and wider community.
Our teaching spaces and facilities are some of the best in the region, providing stimulating and true-to-life learning environments.
We’ll provide you with the experiences you need to be ready for employment or the next step on your educational journey.