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Counselling Studies Certificate CPCAB NVQ Level 3

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Course description

Counselling Studies Certificate CPCAB NVQ Level 3:

Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Studies CPCAB (CST-L3)
About the course:
This course is intended for Level 2 graduates (or equivalent), who want to take the next step in training to become a counsellor (having already acquired counselling skills) and learn more about counselling theories and practice. You will develop on your knowledge of Person Centred counselling in practice and will be introduced to key concepts of Psychodynamic counselling and the Cognitive Behavioural approach. Level 2 and 3 together form the foundation in counselling theory and skills required for progression onto the Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling.

Entry requirements:
Candidates are required to have undertaken counselling skills training – e.g. CPCAB’s Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills (CSK-L 2) or equivalent.
For internal progressing applicants from our Level 2 course we require a tutor recommendation.
For new applicants to CPTA we require a reference from an employer, tutor, or from a professional person to comment on your suitability for this type of course.

Programme activities:
Theory seminars, demonstration, discussion, small group work and presentations
Personal development and experiential work
Essay
Case study based on six sessions of peer counselling work carried out in class
Tutor and peer assessed skills practice
Skills and case study sessions involve participation with some personal disclosure
Training group supervision
Weekly Learning Review
Self review

Time on coursework:
Allow about 2 to 3 hours outside the course time to do reading and assignments related to the course

Recommended reading:

F B Dykes, B Kopp, T Postings, A Crouch; Counselling Skills & Studies: Sage – see

Pete Sanders, Alan Frankland & Paul Wilkins Next Steps in Counselling: PCCS

Margaret Hough Counselling Skills and Theory: Hodder

Dave Mearns & Brian Thorne Person Centred Counselling in Action: Sage

Assessment:
Tutor assessment of candidate portfolio evidencing minimum assessment requirements.

External assessment:
Candidates watch a 15 minute CPCAB DVD of a counselling first session and complete a 90 minute feedback paper in relation to the DVD. This is sent to CPCAB for assessment.

Progression:
Successful candidates may progress onto CPCAB’s Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling (TC-L4) provided that CPCAB’s Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills (CSK-L2), or its RPL equivalent, is first acquired in addition to CST-L3. Progression is subject to tutor reference.

Additional entry requirements

Candidates are required to have undertaken counselling skills training - e.g. CPCAB's Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills CSK-L2 or equivalent. For new applicants to CPTA we require a reference from an employer or tutor.

Awarding body

Counselling & Psychotherapy Central Awarding Body

Training for employers

This course has been specifically designed for companies training their employees.

Course reference: CSTL3 (use this when contacting provider)

Course info
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Start Date: Sun 01st September 2019
START DATES
SEPTEMBER 2019
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FEBRUARY 2020
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Location:

Brighton, BN2 3HD, Brighton, BN1 3FH, Bromley, BR1 1RH, Faversham, ME13 8NY, Oxford, OX1 3LW + 6 more

Time:

5:15pm - 9:30pm, 5:30pm - 10:00pm, 9:30am - 2:30pm + 1 more

Duration:

20 weeks

Attendance:

Part time day, Part time evening, Part-time

Qualification:

NVQ Level 3 and relevant components

Level:

BeginnerIntermediate Advanced

From: £916

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