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CPCAB Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Studies

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Course CodeM5217
Academic Year1718
Dates18th September 2017 to 18th June 2018
Times18:00 to 21:00
Location NameSouth Wigston Campus
AreaCounselling
Mode Of ProvisionEvening
IntroductionCPCAB Counselling Studies. A required qualification to be able to progress to the CPCAB TC-L4 qualification.
Study OutlineThere are 7 mandatory units to complete via a CPCAB candidate guide for learners. A variety of evidence is required including classroom observations, assignments and written reflective journals. An external assesment after two-thirds of the course is based around identifying counselling skills within a DVD.
Entry RequirementsLevel 2 English and Maths (or equivalent) essential. Pass at CPCAB Level 2 in Counselling Skills
EquipmentYou will require stationery, a portfolio folder, and text books
Attendance1 year part time from 9.30am - 12.30pm or 6.00pm - 9.00pm once a week. CPCAB require a minimum of 80% attendance in order to pass the qualification.
AssessmentExternall assesment is a 2 hour DVD under exam conditions. Internal assesment is a portfolio of evidence across 7 units, including observation of counselling practice.
ProgressionIf successful, progression onto TC-L4 to qualify students as counsellors within an agency setting. This CST-L3 qualification is seen as the second year of a 4 year programme to qualify as a practitioner.
QualificationLevel 3 in Counselling Studies
Awarding BodyCPCAB
Level3
Available Full-time?N
Available Part-time?Y
Suitable for Higher Education?Y
Suitable for Individuals?Y
Suitable for Employers?N
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