This course is designed for anyone that would like to develop their use of counselling skills for use in either personal capacity or in various occupations and professions that requires use of interpersonal skills.
This may be learners who wish to progress towards further qualifications, or learners who wish to study this programme in order to complement other programmes (e.g. health and social care, children’s care, learning and development, voluntary and community work).
This qualification aims to:
The objectives of this qualification are to help learners to:
Also, the course is designed to be delivered by experienced counsellor trainers and is wholly intended to comply with current BACP guidelines on moral and ethical practice.
|Study Type:||Part Time|
|Academic Level:||Level 3|
|Award:||NCFE CACHE Level 3 Award in Counselling Skills and Theory|
30 weeks (3 hours per week) - Tuesday evenings.
Start Date: September 2021
Alternative dates for the Level 3:
The course comprises of 4 units (50% theory & 50% practice)
Submission of a portfolio of evidence covering every learning outcomes of the qualification.
Portfolios will include:
Tuition fees: £811*
*Exam fee included
Government Subsidised: NO
Student Loan Available: NO
Please note: Fees are for 2020/21 entry and are for home and EU students of all ages. For more information about financial support for students, please click here.
Nescot requires all candidate to have completed either the Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills before enrolling onto this Level 3 course. Discretional acceptance could be awarded to candidates that have no prior training but with experience of working in a helping role/profession.
Candidates need to be 18 years and above with satisfactory literacy skills to read and write (Grade 4 or above in GCSE English Language).
Learners who achieve this qualification could progress to:
Progression to Higher Level Studies
This qualification aims to provide learners with a number of progression options, including higher level studies at university or FE colleges including courses offered in Nescot. The skills required to progress to higher academic studies are different from those required at Levels 1 and 2. Level 3 qualifications enable the development of these skills. Although there is no single definition of higher-level learning skills, they include:
Please note that Learning Support staff are not routinely allocated to part time courses.
This Nescot College website describes the facilities and courses which the College intends to offer during the academic year commencing Autumn 2020. The web pages are prepared in advance of the academic year to which they relate and every effort has been made to ensure that the information contained in these pages is helpful, fair and accurate at the time of printing. However, this information is subject to change over time.
Nescot will take reasonable steps to provide the courses and services as described, however, the College cannot guarantee the provision of any course or facility. Some circumstances, such as staff changes, resource limitations and other factors over which the College has no control, such as industrial action or a change in the law or the level of demand for a particular programme or module (please note that this list is non-exhaustive), may result in the College having to withdraw or change aspects of the programmes, modules and/or student services detailed on the website. This could include, but not necessarily be limited to, programme/module content, staffing, the location where the programme/module is taught or the manner of teaching delivery, and the facilities provided to deliver or support the programme. Where circumstances demand an unavoidable change or where it is necessary for the College to discontinue a programme of study, Nescot will take all reasonable steps to minimise the effect and all proposed changes will be notified to potential applicants who have registered an interest in the relevant programme at the earliest possible opportunity as well as being reflected on the College’s website. In addition, any changes between the website and the proposed course and services will be notified to applicants at the time of making an offer.
All prices quoted may be subject to change and you will be notified of any such change when any offer of a place is made to you by Nescot.
Should you become a student of the College, this notice shall be a term of any contract between you and Nescot. Any offer of a place at the College shall be subject to the student enrolment conditions and the College’s rules and regulations as amended from time to time. A copy of the Nescot’s current terms and conditions can be obtained in writing from Nescot, Quality Office, Reigate Road, Ewell, Epsom, Surrey, KT17 3DS.
Last updated - 26/05/20