NCFE CACHE Level 3 Award in Counselling Skills and Theory is a level 3 qualification which provides a framework of education and training for those who wish to progress to higher level counselling qualifications. It gives you an opportunity to achieve a nationally-recognised, Level 3, vocationally-specific qualification.
It is also an opportunity for those working as helpers in environments using counselling skills, who may not be intending to gain accreditation and practise as counsellors, to gain a qualification that develops their counselling skills and knowledge in a wider context. Throughout the course you will develop a range of skills and techniques, personal qualities and attitudes essential for successful performance in working life.
This qualification aims to:
- Introduce you to the use of counselling skills in everyday life and work and some of the approaches underpinning the use of these skills.
The objectives of this qualification are to help you to:
- Progress to similar qualifications at a higher level
- Progress to a role in which counselling skills are used
This qualification is ideal for those seeking to enhance their role through the use of counselling skills. You will gain an understanding of a range of counselling skills and have the opportunity to examine some of the various schools of thought/theoretical models associated with them through interactive practical exercises.
This qualification does not qualify learners to practice as a counsellor.