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Mindfulness Level 3

Course Code: ABC933
Course Level: 3

Course Overview

Develop your interest and knowledge in our mindfulness course, from home!

  • Understand the historical development of mindfulness and as an independent practice and therapeutic application
  • Explore the basic techniques and strategies used in mindfulness
  • Learn and teach basic meditation and mindfulness routines
  • Apply mindfulness techniques and principles to a variety of contexts within everyday life and for stress reduction and therapeutic purposes
  • Understand how to live a mindful life using specific techniques and how to convey these techniques to others

The course will allow you to study when and where you want, at your own pace. All coursework can be submitted by either post or email making it easier and hassle-free.

All of the materials will be delivered to you by post or by email, so it couldn’t be easier. Our experienced and friendly tutors are always a click away by email, giving you advice and helping you through your course.

Develop your interest and knowledge by enrolling now and join the 60,000 students that have already done so.

Enrol now and receive a £25 gift voucher towards your next course.

Course Content

  • Unit 1: Introduction to mindfulness practice 
    • History
    • Techniques and practices
    • Relaxation
    • Mood changes
    • Emotions
    Unit 2: Living mindfully
    • Mindful intentions
    • Self-discipline
    • Problem solving
    • Healthy attitudes and positive outcomes
    • Modes of doing and being
    Unit 3: Mindfulness meditation
    • Preparing the body for meditation
    • Meditative routines
    • Challenges to meditation
    • Learning to meditate
    • Teaching others how to meditate
  • Unit 4: Mindful rountines, distractions, challenges and reflection
    • Positive psychology
    • Challenges
    • Barriers
    • Negative experiences
    • Distractions
    • Reflection
    Unit 5: Mindfulness therapeutically 
    • Effects of stress and anxiety
    • Understanding depression
    • Anger management
    • Fatigue
    • Managing effects of depression
    • MBCT
    Unit 6: Mindfulness practice in different contexts
    • The mind-body connection
    • Pain management and mindfulness
    • Using mindfulness during illness
    • Using mindfulness for wellbeing
    • Being a mindfulness practitioner

Other Information

  • Assessment

    This course is assessed by a series of assignments, which are submitted to your tutor for marking. No external examination is required.

    Course Duration

    This course will take you 12 months to complete.

  • Study Method

    This course will enable you to work when and where you want. You can study from home or at work; it is completely up to you. All your materials will be posted or emailed to you online, whichever you choose. You will also receive our tutor support by email, so help is only a click away!

    Course Outcomes

    At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement by ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (This lists details of all the units you have completed as part of your course).

    The course itself has been designed by Open Study College to meet specific learners’ or employers’ requirements. The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards’ Quality Licence Scheme. This means Open Study College have undergone external quality checks to ensure that the organisation and the courses’ it offers meet a high standard. Regular reviews of our courses are carried out as part of the endorsement process.

    The completion of this course alone does not lead to an Ofqual regulated qualification, but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills towards regulated qualifications in the future. The unit summary can be used as evidence towards your Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this sector.

    The course depth and study has been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual.

    ABC Awards are a national awarding organisation that have years of experience in developing and awarding high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. They have a comprehensive portfolio of over 650 Ofqual regulated qualifications on the national Qualifications and Credit framework (QCF) for all ages and abilities post-14.

course questions & answers

What skills are needed to enrol in this course?

You do not need any previous knowledge to enrol onto this course, but a keen interest in counselling and some basic understanding of counselling skills and theory would be an advantage.

Is there a time limit for the completion of this course?

You may start at any time and have a full year to complete your studies. It is truly flexible and is designed to be adaptable around your lifestyle and other commitments.

What is included in the cost of my course?
  • Dedicated personal tutor support
  • Dedicated student support
  • Assignment marking and feedback
  • FREE NUS Extra card worth £12.00
  • FREE CV writing service
  • *Comprehensive study guide
  • *Exclusive Open Study College Pen
  • *Student study planner
  • *Three colour highlighter
  • *Student notebook
  • *Document wallet

* Not included with the online study option

How do I get my work assessed?

You will send your work to your personal course tutor for them to mark and return to you. This will be graded in accordance with Open Study College policy. On successful completion of the course you will be awarded your Mindfulness Level 3 Certification.

What do i do if i still have questions?

For further information please contact us.

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