Course description

This course is designed for individuals who are looking to progress to training that will enable them to become a qualified professional counsellor, or those looking to develop counselling skills to use in their area of work e.g. nurses, social workers etc.

The course will enable students to develop a range of counselling skills that will be applicable to a range of roles. This course is designed for individuals who are looking to progress to training that will enable them to become a qualified professional counsellor, or those looking to develop counselling skills to use in their area of work e.g. nurses, social workers etc.

The course will enable students to develop a range of counselling skills that will be applicable to a range of contexts, as well as develop an understanding of at least one therapeutic model. It will also underpin counselling skills, as well as the importance of self-development.

This qualification does not qualify you to practice as a counsellor.

This course is pending awarding body approval.

On completion of this course you will achieve:

  • SEG Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Skills

What can this course lead to?

This course could enable you to progress onto a Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling

Want to learn more?

You can find out more about Northern College and the courses on offer at one of our Open Events.

Location

Northern College, Yorkshire

Course session dates

This course will run 1 evening per week – Thursday – 5.45pm to 8.30pm plus 1 weekend per month (Friday 1.00pm to Sunday 4.30pm) on the following weekends:

  • Friday 13th – Sunday 15th January 2023
  • Friday 10th – Sunday 12th February 2023
  • Friday 10th – Sunday 12th March 2023
  • Friday 21st – Sunday 23rd April 2023
  • Friday 19th – Sunday 21st May 2023
  • Friday 16th – Sunday 18th June 2023
  • Friday 14th – Sunday 16th July 2023

Course fees and funding support

This course is free to all eligible students aged 19 or over who have not previously gained a full level 3 qualification. We will assess if you are eligible when you apply.

If you already possess a level 3 qualification, you may consider covering the cost by applying for an Advanced Learner Loan (ALL) or arrange a payment plan with the college. Did you know you don’t need to repay your loan back if you complete a university degree afterwards, or until you are earning a certain amount? For full details and ALL eligibility visit:
https://www.gov.uk/advanced-learner-loan/overview

Course Fee £811.00