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  • 5 units

The NCFE Level 3 Diploma in Counselling Skills RQF qualification (600/0727/8) has been designed to provide you with an in-depth knowledge and competence of the counselling skills that can be used in every day life and the theoretical models that underpin the use of counselling skills. The qualification will also help you appreciate the importance of self-development.

This NCFE Level 3 Diploma in Counselling Skills RQF qualification enables you to work towards becoming a reflective practitioner of counselling. It also provides knowledge and understanding of the three main core theories and theorists that underpin counselling and addresses the nature of psychological problems and how they may be approached.

The qualification can count towards certain dimensions of the NHS Knowledge and Skills Framework including equality & diversity, personal & people development, communication and interventions & treatments.

What courses can I progress onto on completion of the Diploma in Counselling Skills RQF Level 3 course?

Learners can go on to study further in areas such as:

  • Level 4 Therapeutic Counselling
  • Level 3 Certificates in Advice and Guidance or Mentoring
  • Level 3 Health and Social Care

Fully qualified counsellors can earn from £19,000 to £26,000 a year. Source: National Careers Service

Am I required to do a placement?

This is a knowledge based course with practical aspects used to demonstrate your skills.

 

To meet this criteria you will need to interact in a number of case study scenarios and provide audio / visual evidence to support these, so that your assessor can see you apply your knowledge to different situations and demonstrate your skills.

 

You will also be required to produce a number of activity records and reflective accounts, along with a development journal to help you track and reflect on how you have applied your counselling skills in your everyday life.

NCFE Level 3 Diploma in Counselling Skills (RQF)

On successful completion of our NCFE Level 3 Diploma in Counselling Skills (RQF) course you will receive a qualification listed on the RQF at level 3 (Qualification Reference Number: (600/0727/8). This course has also been assigned 40 credits.

Unit One: Developing counselling skills (T/502/8235)

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand how to establish a relationship using counselling skills
  • Be able to establish a relationship using counselling skills
  • Understand how to develop a relationship using counselling skills
  • Be able to develop a relationship using counselling skills
  • Understand how to conclude an interaction using counselling skills
  • Be able to conclude an interaction using counselling skills
  • Understand development of own counselling skills

Unit Two: Theoretical approaches in the use of counselling skills (L/502/8239)    

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand core concepts of the main theoretical approaches to counselling
  • Understand what is meant by the integrative model
  • Understand the importance of counselling theory
  • Be able to apply core theories in the use of counselling skills
  • Be able to self-reflect using theoretical approaches

Unit Three:  Working ethically with counselling skills (K/502/8233)

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand what is meant by an ethical framework
  • Know how an ethical framework relates to the use of counselling skills
  • Understand the importance of the setting in which counselling skills are used
  • Understand the concepts of ethical referral

Unit Four:  Counselling skills and diversity (L/502/8225)

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand the meaning of discrimination
  • Understand issues of diversity
  • Understand power issues within the counselling process

Unit Five:  Counselling skills and personal development (L/502/8242)

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Know own development needs
  • Understand process of personal development
  • Understand group dynamics
  • Understand impact of personal development on others
  • Be able to plan self-development

What's Included

  • All study materials
  • Study Guide
  • Full Tutor and Admin support
  • The course fee includes the awarding body registration and certification fee (valued at up to £75.00).

The NCFE Level 3 Diploma in Counselling Skills RQF qualification (600/0727/8) has been designed to provide you with an in-depth knowledge and competence of the counselling skills that can be used in every day life and the theoretical models that underpin the use of counselling skills. The qualification will also help you appreciate the importance of self-development.

This NCFE Level 3 Diploma in Counselling Skills RQF qualification enables you to work towards becoming a reflective practitioner of counselling. It also provides knowledge and understanding of the three main core theories and theorists that underpin counselling and addresses the nature of psychological problems and how they may be approached.

The qualification can count towards certain dimensions of the NHS Knowledge and Skills Framework including equality & diversity, personal & people development, communication and interventions & treatments.

What courses can I progress onto on completion of the Diploma in Counselling Skills RQF Level 3 course?

Learners can go on to study further in areas such as:

  • Level 4 Therapeutic Counselling
  • Level 3 Certificates in Advice and Guidance or Mentoring
  • Level 3 Health and Social Care

Fully qualified counsellors can earn from £19,000 to £26,000 a year. Source: National Careers Service

Am I required to do a placement?

This is a knowledge based course with practical aspects used to demonstrate your skills.

 

To meet this criteria you will need to interact in a number of case study scenarios and provide audio / visual evidence to support these, so that your assessor can see you apply your knowledge to different situations and demonstrate your skills.

 

You will also be required to produce a number of activity records and reflective accounts, along with a development journal to help you track and reflect on how you have applied your counselling skills in your everyday life.

NCFE Level 3 Diploma in Counselling Skills (RQF)

On successful completion of our NCFE Level 3 Diploma in Counselling Skills (RQF) course you will receive a qualification listed on the RQF at level 3 (Qualification Reference Number: (600/0727/8). This course has also been assigned 40 credits.

Unit One: Developing counselling skills (T/502/8235)

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand how to establish a relationship using counselling skills
  • Be able to establish a relationship using counselling skills
  • Understand how to develop a relationship using counselling skills
  • Be able to develop a relationship using counselling skills
  • Understand how to conclude an interaction using counselling skills
  • Be able to conclude an interaction using counselling skills
  • Understand development of own counselling skills

Unit Two: Theoretical approaches in the use of counselling skills (L/502/8239)    

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand core concepts of the main theoretical approaches to counselling
  • Understand what is meant by the integrative model
  • Understand the importance of counselling theory
  • Be able to apply core theories in the use of counselling skills
  • Be able to self-reflect using theoretical approaches

Unit Three:  Working ethically with counselling skills (K/502/8233)

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand what is meant by an ethical framework
  • Know how an ethical framework relates to the use of counselling skills
  • Understand the importance of the setting in which counselling skills are used
  • Understand the concepts of ethical referral

Unit Four:  Counselling skills and diversity (L/502/8225)

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand the meaning of discrimination
  • Understand issues of diversity
  • Understand power issues within the counselling process

Unit Five:  Counselling skills and personal development (L/502/8242)

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Know own development needs
  • Understand process of personal development
  • Understand group dynamics
  • Understand impact of personal development on others
  • Be able to plan self-development

What's Included

  • All study materials
  • Study Guide
  • Full Tutor and Admin support
  • The course fee includes the awarding body registration and certification fee (valued at up to £75.00).

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