Counselling Skills And Theory Awd L3

Students will practise and develop counselling skills, study different approaches to the use of counselling, study the importance of ethics in helping relationships and appreciate the importance of self-development in relation to helping others. This course is particularly suitable to those wishing to develop their use of counselling skills in the workplace.

The course focuses on personal development, counselling skills practice and theory. The course is rooted in the person-centred approach of counselling, with another approach studied as a comparative. Students will also learn about contracting, risk assessment, and referral and gain knowledge of a range of helping organisations locally.




Level 3

Course Type



Options Course Code Starts Ends Days From To Standard Fee
enquire 61337-01 16/09/24 09/12/24 Monday 09:30 14:30 £590

What will I study?

To be awarded the Level 3 Award in Counselling Skills and Theory, learners are required to successfully complete 4 mandatory units:

• Unit 01 Developing and practising counselling skills • Unit 02 Understanding different approaches to the use of counselling skills • Unit 03 Working ethically in helping relationships • Unit 04 Understanding the importance of self-development in relation to helping others.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment is ongoing throughout the course using a range of methods, including written work and tutor/peer observations. Students submit a portfolio of completed work at the end of the course.

What qualification will I achieve?


What can I do after completing this course?

Use counselling skills in a range of settings. Progress to further courses in counselling or related subjects.

Are there any extra costs?

There are some recommended books, however, the college Learning Resource Centre has a good selection. You will need an A4 ring binder.

Additional Info

Course delivered by a practising counsellor in industry.