Counselling Studies Certificate CPCAB Level 3: This Counselling Studies Certificate CPCAB Level 3 (CST-L3) course in Ashford will build on the practical skills and knowledge gained on the Counselling Skills Certificate CPCAB Level 2 (CSK-L2) course., , The Counselling Studies course will cover:, - The professional framework, - The counselling relationship, - Understanding diversity, - Use of feedback, reflectoin and supervision, - Client/counsellor contracts, - Development of self-awareness, , Successful students on this course will be able to:, - State the ethical, legal and procedural framework in which a counselling agency operates within assessments and during practice., - Understand and use the main theoretical approaches and knowledge of mental health to develop counselling practice and self-awareness., - Demonstrate and understand the nature and constraints of the counsellorÆs role within different settings., - Describe and demonstrate during practice how difference and diversity can affect counselling relationships., - work within a user-centred approach., , Successful students will gain a CPCAB Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Studies. For further details the CPCAB website is where you can download a Candidate Guide., , **PLEASE NOTE: At least 85% attendance, a high level of commitment and at least 3 hours of home study is a requirement from you if you are enrolling on this course.**, , You are able to apply for an Advanced Learner Loan to help fund this course. However, there will be a separate fee to pay direct to Kent Adult Education which is not covered by the loan. Please ask for further information. This course is for applicants who want to take the next step in training to become a counsellor. You will learn more about counselling theory and agency work. You will need to have successfully completed the Counselling Skills Certificate CPCAB Level 2 (CSK-2) course or equivalent units/qualifications of at least 75 guided learning hours., , To be successful in all aspects of this course, it is recommended that you don't enrol if you have undergone a life-changing experience during the last 12 months. The Programme Manager and tutor will interview you to ensure your suitability for the course and will give you information about the course and what it will involve.