Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Studies TUESDAY 6PM-9PM
This qualification is for candidates who have already acquired some counselling skills and now want to continue their training. It will not qualify you to be a counsellor, but it will prepare you to undertake workplace experience as a trainee counsellor. Prosp User 3
This course builds upon the knowledge and insight gained from our Level 2 qualification and is the next step towards becoming a fully qualified counsellor. It explores key theoretical perspectives that underpin the counselling role and introduces the process of clinical supervision, the counselling contract, client assessments and common mental health issues. Your capacity to listen and support others in a professional role will be greatly improved as you will enhance your listening and communication skills by applying core theoretical perspectives to the counselling role. The 7 mandatory units set out by the awarding body (CPCAB) will benefit you personally and professionally. You are required to complete a portfolio of work and sit an external exam in order to gain the qualification. Prosp User 4
Please bring an A4 folder, notebook and a pen(s) and a willingness to participate in group discussion. You may also be required to complete an interview with the course leader. Also essential - GCSE English at A-C or equivalent, good computer skills and access to a computer and the internet. There is a requirement to complete 2-4 hours of independent study per week outside of the taught sessions. You are required to purchase the CPCAB’s book ‘Counselling Skills & Studies’ as this is an essential course resources. For 25% discount go to www.cpcab.co.uk Prosp User 5
To enrol, you must have successfully completed a Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills or equivalent. A minimum of one years experience of working in a helping role (paid or voluntary) is essential if you do not have the Level 2 Cetificate in Counselling Skills (or equivalent). You may also be required to attend an interview with the course leader. Also essential - GCSE English at A-C or equivalent, good computer skills and computer and internet access. There is a requirement to complete approximately 3-5 hours of independent study per week outside of the taught sessions We require you to purchase an essential course resource the CPCAB’s book Counselling Skills & Studies book. Please go to www.cpcab.co.uk where you will find a 25% discount code. On successful completipn of this course you may be able to progress to the Level 4 Diploma In Therapeutic Counselling with York Leanring. You portfolio will be built electronically using the Google Classroom space. This course will be blended Delivery, a mix of face to face and on line learning. Face to face session will take place from The Centre @ Burnholme and online sessions will take place via Zoom. You will be given information on specific dates for both online and face to face learning at the start of your course. Prosp User 6

COVID classroom safety

COVID classroom safety
When attending a face to face course, learners and staff will be expected to conform with the COVID-19 guidance in place at each venue. When attending a face to face course, learners and staff will be expected to conform with the COVID-19 guidance in place at each venue.
This may include using face coverings, cleaning your own work area and bringing your own refreshments etc. and will reflect the national COVID-19 guidance at the time. This may include using face coverings, cleaning your own work area and bringing your own refreshments etc. and will reflect the national COVID-19 guidance at the time.
We ask that you please bring your own hand sanitiser and sanitiser wipes to each session for your own personal space. We ask that you please bring your own hand sanitiser and sanitiser wipes to each session for your own personal space.
We would ask all learners and staff to take a Lateral Flow Test prior to attending each session of a course. Please note, we cannot enforce testing and it cannot be assumed that all learners will have complied with this request. We would ask all learners and staff to take a Lateral Flow Test prior to attending each session of a course. Please note, we cannot enforce testing and it cannot be assumed that all learners will have complied with this request.
Click here to view more information about testing options on the CYC website: Symptom-free coronavirus testing – City of York Council. Click here to view more information about testing options on the CYC website: Symptom-free coronavirus testing – City of York Council.
In the same way, we would recommend that staff and learners take up the offer of their vaccine, but we are unable to enforce this and it cannot be assumed that all learners or staff will have accepted the offer. In the same way, we would recommend that staff and learners take up the offer of their vaccine, but we are unable to enforce this and it cannot be assumed that all learners or staff will have accepted the offer.
Face-to-face delivery may need to switch to online delivery if COVID-19 guidelines change at short notice. Please note that refunds cannot be given if this situation occurs. Face-to-face delivery may need to switch to online delivery if COVID-19 guidelines change at short notice. Please note that refunds cannot be given if this situation occurs.

Learners who live in devolved authorities

Learners who live in devolved authorities
York Learning receives government funding which allows us to offer courses at a lower cost. The guidelines relating to devolution means that we cannot apply this funding to learners who live in devolved areas such as the West Yorkshire Combined Authority. York Learning receives government funding which allows us to offer courses at a lower cost. The guidelines relating to devolution means that we cannot apply this funding to learners who live in devolved areas such as the West Yorkshire Combined Authority.
If you live in one of these areas we would recommend that , before committing to a course with York Learning, you explore options to study the course in your local area. If you live in one of these areas we would recommend that , before committing to a course with York Learning, you explore options to study the course in your local area.
If you would prefer to continue your learning with York Learning please note that the price of the course could be double the advertised cost. If you would prefer to continue your learning with York Learning please note that the price of the course could be double the advertised cost.
In this case, please contact us on 01904 554277 to complete your enrolment. In this case, please contact us on 01904 554277 to complete your enrolment.
HT1/BH6
21/09/2021
05/07/2022
18:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
3.00 hrs per wk
32 weeks
Madeleine Bentley
911.00
£911 Advanced Learner Loan may be available