Ideal for students who are looking to develop their counselling skills to benefit their work, this course will allow you to gain an understanding of the fundamental theories and frameworks in counselling.
Studying this diploma in counselling skills provides you with an opportunity to learn how to apply core theories, study ethical frameworks, understand how to develop counselling relationships and find out more about diversity and discrimination.
After completing this nationally-recognised qualification, you will be able to take your studies to a higher level, use the skills you have gained to complement your current role, or progress to a role in which counselling skills are required.
This course is approved by the ACCPH (Accredited Counsellors, Coaches, Psychotherapists and Hypnotherapists), at the end of this course students will be able to join and become a member of the ACCPH. The ACCPH is an independent self-regulated professional body for counsellors, psychotherapists and hypnotherapists.
There are several avenues you can go down once you have successfully completed this course. You could take a look at our other counselling courses, or you could further your education by studying a counselling degree at university. If you want to work in counselling using your Counselling Skills Level 3 qualification, here are just a few of the jobs you could explore (depending on your credentials):
- CBT therapist
- Mental health therapist
- Intervention therapist
- Wellness therapist
CACHE became part of NCFE in 2015.
CACHE (the Council of Awards in Care, Health and Education) are the UK’s leading awarding organisation for the childcare and social care sectors and are part of the RQF (Regulated Qualifications Framework), which ensures courses meet the highest level of quality when delivering industry-recognised qualifications such as this. This course has been developed by experts and benchmarked to industry standards to ensure you gain the knowledge that is required to pursue your career.
Once you have enrolled on your CACHE course, you will be entitled to access the CACHE Alumni Membership for two years. CACHE Alumni is a professional membership network for those who work in the CACHE industries, providing valuable resources and advice to professionals studying towards/with a CACHE qualification.
NCFE CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Counselling Skills.
There are no pre-requisites to study this course, however you must be aged 16 or over.
You will be assessed through a series of written and recorded assessments.