Counselling Studies - Level 3 Certificate (CPCAB)

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Start Date: 28 September 2020
Duration: 1 Year
Attendance: Full Time
Location: Enfield Centre

ABOUT THE COURSE

This course introduces you to psychodynamic & humanistic theories and helps you see the place for theory in the counselling process. You will participate in a range of activities to develop your counselling skills, such as group discussions and triad role-plays, as well as self-awareness exercises to learn about yourself and yourself in relationships.

As part of your self-development and understanding of the counselling relationship, you will complete 6 hours of personal counselling with an independent external counsellor therapist. You will also keep a weekly journal to record your learnings on the course.

The course will:

  • enhances your theoretical understanding of counselling and continue to help you develop the skills and attitudes required to practice these approaches
  • encourage profound personal growth and understanding
  • enhance your ability to understand others and develops your ability to extend empathy
  • enhance your ability to work effectively trans-culturally and with diversity
  • further develop your research and oral presentation skills

Our teachers are currently planning for the safest ways to deliver this course from September. We have been delivering all of our courses online since the outbreak of Coronavirus in March 2020, and we are fully equipped to continue this for as long as is necessary. We hope to be able to deliver the course in a mixed format - blending online lessons with face-to-face teaching – as and when we feel that, on the basis of Government advice and our own risk assessments, it is safe to do so. The ratio of face-to-face teaching in our college buildings to online teaching will vary from course to course, so more specific information will be provided to you at enrolment.

WHAT WILL I STUDY?

Topics covered can include:

  • Preparing to work within an ethical framework for counselling
  • Understanding the counselling relationship
  • Understanding difference and diversity issues to develop empathic understanding
  • Working within a user-centred approach to counselling
  • Using counselling theory to develop self-awareness in counselling practice
  • Understanding theories of counselling and mental health
  • Using feedback, reflection and supervision to support counselling studies

WHAT WILL I NEED?

You will need:

  • Counselling Skills - Level 2 Certificate (CPCAB)

All applicants must have an interview and assessment to confirm that the course is suitable for them.

HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?

You will be assessed on your completed practical tasks, against CPCAB standards. Written assessment will include multiple choice questions, exams and written assignments.

WHAT WILL IT COST?

Adults

If you will be aged 19 or older on 31 August in the year you begin your course, and have been resident in the UK/EU/EEA for the past 3 years, you may be eligible for an Advanced Learner Loan to cover the cost of your course. Some courses will have other costs associated, such as for materials and trips. Many of our students are eligible for financial support when studying at college – please click here for more information.

WHAT CAN I DO AFTER?

This course leads to Therapeutic Counselling Diploma Level 4.
NOT SURE WHICH LEVEL
IS RIGHT FOR YOU?

Find out more about the courses and levels offered at the College of Haringey, Enfield and North East London!

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