CPCAB level 3 Certificate in Counselling Studies (CST-L3)
CPCAB L3 Certificate in Counselling Skills, starting in October 2021
Train to be a counsellor – Next steps
Who is the course for?
The Certificate in Counselling Studies is designed for people who wish to enhance and develop counselling skills acquired to become a counsellor. You will
learn about counselling theory and practice and agency work. This course covers the 3 main approaches to counselling, The Person Centred Approach, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Psychodynamic.
CST-L3 is accredited by the Office of the Qualifications & ExaminationsRegulator (Ofqual) and is on the Regulated Qualification Framework (QCF).
This course does not lead to employment, however, this course could lead to employment in a related field.
The course is a L3
Guided learning hours
Students will need to have successfully completed the CPCAB L2 Certificate in Counselling Skills.
Prepare to work within an ethical framework for counselling
Understand the counselling relationship
Understand difference and diversity issues to develop an empathic approach
Work within a user-centred approach to counselling
Use counselling practice to develop self-awareness in counselling practice
Understand theories of counselling and mental health
Use feedback, reflection and supervision to support counselling studies.
Objectives of the Course
Enhances your theoretical understanding of counselling.
Develops profound personal growth and understanding.
Enhances your ability to understand self and others.
Develops your ability to extend empathy and acceptance
Enhances your ability to work effectively with diversity.
Develop Research and oral presentation skills.
Preparation for work as a professional counsellor
Candidates with both CPCAB’s Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills (CSK L2) and CPCAB’s Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Studies (CST L3), or their RPL (recognised prior learning) equivalent may progress to CPCAB’s Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling (TC-L4)
Trainer assessed completed portfolio, which is externally verified by the CPCAB, plus an externally assessed written paper.
TUTORS: Denise Duncan
Course start date & times:
Cost: £1200 (Please note: there is no student finance available for this course, however there is part funding available from the centre for qualifying students)
Venue: 7-8 Philpot Lane, London,
How to get there: Monument & Bank & Cannon Street stations are all within 5/10 mins walk.
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