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Health & Social Care

The Certificate in Counselling Skills (CSK-L3) is a CPCAB (Counselling and Psychotherapy Central Awarding Body) which is assessed both internally and externally. The Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Studies programme introduces you to the three main theoretical approaches to counselling and shows you what you can expect from working with counselling agencies. Please see www.cpcab.co.uk for more information.

  • Entry Requirements, Units, Assessment and more...

    Entry Requirements

    Entry requirements are as follows: - Four GCSEs at grades A*-C; one of which must be GCSE English or GCSE Mathematics or successful completion of a Level 2 substantial qualification in a related subject - An initial assessment that indicates an appropriate level of English and mathematical ability - A satisfactory reference.

    Assessment Method

    Assessed both internally and externally.

    Aims of the course

    This qualification is intended for candidates who have already acquired a recognised qualification in counselling skills and want to: - Take the next step in training to become a counsellor - Learn more about counselling theory ethics and mental health - Be prepared for work as a professional counsellor in an agency setting This qualification does not lead to employment. It is designed as a pre- practitioner training for professional counselling qualifications but it could also lead to employment in a related field.

    Progression Opportunities

    You can go onto to develop your skills by taking a Level 4 certificate or apply for a role in the industry.

    Facilities

    Classrooms and learning resource centre.

    Career Options

    What can I earn in the health and social care industry? When you're deciding what to study post-16 it's important to think about where your course will lead. If you study for a vocational qualification in health and social care you'll be starting on a career path with lots of opportunity for progression and a good salary in your sights.

Course Details

Venue Lewisham Way
Day/Eve Evening
Mode Part Time
Duration 18 weeks
Start Date 12/09/2022
End Date 27/01/2023
Course Code 3HCBO9A0

Funding

For up-to-date information about tuition fees, living costs and financial support, visit Fees and Finance.

16-18 Free
19-24 £ 811
24+ £811
International £2,160

More Options

  • Starting 12/09/2022 at Lewisham Way
    Venue Lewisham Way
    Day/Eve Evening
    Mode Part Time
    Duration 18 weeks
    Start Date 12/09/2022
    End Date 27/01/2023
    Course Code 3HCCA9A0

    Funding

    For up-to-date information about tuition fees, living costs and financial support, visit Fees and Finance.

    16-18 Free
    19-24 £ 811
    24+ £811
    International £2,160
  • Starting 30/01/2023 at Lewisham Way
    Venue Lewisham Way
    Day/Eve Day
    Mode Part Time
    Duration 18 weeks
    Start Date 30/01/2023
    End Date 30/06/2023
    Course Code 3HCBQ9A0

    Funding

    For up-to-date information about tuition fees, living costs and financial support, visit Fees and Finance.

    16-18 Free
    19-24 £ 811
    24+ £811
    International £2,160
  • Starting 04/09/2023 at Lewisham Way
    Venue Lewisham Way
    Day/Eve Evening
    Mode Part Time
    Duration 18 weeks
    Start Date 04/09/2023
    End Date 26/01/2024
    Course Code 3HCBO9A0

    Funding

    For up-to-date information about tuition fees, living costs and financial support, visit Fees and Finance.

    16-18 Free
    19-24 £ 811
    24+ £811
    International £2,160
  • Starting 04/09/2023 at Lewisham Way
    Venue Lewisham Way
    Day/Eve Evening
    Mode Part Time
    Duration 18 weeks
    Start Date 04/09/2023
    End Date 26/01/2024
    Course Code 3HCCA9A0

    Funding

    For up-to-date information about tuition fees, living costs and financial support, visit Fees and Finance.

    16-18 Free
    19-24 £ 811
    24+ £811
    International £2,160
  • Starting 29/01/2024 at Lewisham Way
    Venue Lewisham Way
    Day/Eve Day
    Mode Part Time
    Duration 18 weeks
    Start Date 29/01/2024
    End Date 28/06/2024
    Course Code 3HCBQ9A0

    Funding

    For up-to-date information about tuition fees, living costs and financial support, visit Fees and Finance.

    16-18 Free
    19-24 £ 811
    24+ £811
    International £2,160
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Coronavirus update

Lewisham College is closely monitoring all communications and guidance as it becomes available. This information is for students and staff and reflects updates from the World Health Organisation (WHO) and Public Health England (PHE). We are prepared to escalate our contingency arrangements in the event of change.

The government is monitoring the situation closely and will continue to work with the WHO and international community. For staff and students it remains business as usual across our sites and our workplaces.

Please note that, at present, this advice refers only to arrivals from Wuhan, and not the remainder of China. If you have returned from Wuhan you should:

General guidance for those planning visits to Wuhan or other destinations in China

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) maintains updated travel advice for those planning a trip to Wuhan or other destinations in China. This is available at:

www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/china

Note

This advice is derived from The Department of Health and Social Care will be publishing updated data on a daily basis at 2pm until further notice:

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/wuhan-novel-coronavirus-information-for-the-public#situation-in-the-uk

Supplementary Q&A for individuals wishing to know more around how the UK is managing the risk:

https://publichealthmatters.blog.gov.uk/2020/01/23/wuhan-novel-coronavirus-what-you-need-to-know/