The AIM Awards Level 3 Certificate in Counselling aims to further develop the skills and knowledge gained at Level 2. This qualification enables learners to work towards becoming a reflective practitioner of counselling by considering theories of human development, self-awareness, supervision and issues of difference and diversity.
It also provides knowledge and understanding of the three main core theories and theorists that underpin counselling and addresses the nature of psychological problems and how they may be approached.
The specialist skills and knowledge gained in this qualification will be applicable in a range of working contexts. It will enable learners to understand the need for a firm grasp of a coherent theoretical approach to counselling or supporting others
Course is part time you will be in college for 4 hours a week for 36 weeks.
Understand the differences in counselling and other helping roles using counselling skills.
Learn about the role of professional guidelines and frameworks involved in the ethical use of counselling.
Explore the core qualities needed for the profession and develop practical skills to help support individuals.
Provides a basic understanding of the 3 main approaches to Counselling
Completion of L2 Certificate in Counselling
On completion of this course, you can progress to a Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling or a relevant degree course.
Depending on your situation, you may be able to access a range of financial support available.