Counselling Diploma (Online) - Level 3

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Course Code : PI209
Format : Online
Accreditation : ABC Awards
Suggested Duration : 200 Hours
Level : 3

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Course Description

Counselling Diploma Online - Level 3 ABC Award

Want to start your career in counselling? Then why not sign up today! This course will give you all the necessary skills needed to give you the perfect foundation of knowledge to start a long-term successful career. 

The online Counselling Diploma (also available as a paper version) is the ideal course if you want to gain all the necessary skills needed to work on a one to one basis with people in need of help and support. It is perfect for people who may wish to become a social worker, youth worker, or even a psychotherapist.

This course allows students to gain an in-depth understanding of the wide range of topics involved in counselling. Not only this, learners will develop their skills and knowledge needed to fulfil a successful role as a counsellor.  

Completing the diploma will challenge the learner and be very rewarding on completion. Students will be able to build on a foundation of information and understanding of the counselling concepts in this field. This course will enable students to progress on to further learning and a future vocation.

The Diploma provides an in-depth investigation into the various topics included in counselling. It will examine the stages needed to be taken through the process of counselling. This consists of the initial meeting through to the end of counselling relationship.

Here at eCertified Learning we aim to get you the best possible deal when purchasing your counselling diploma. The cost of the course includes the cover of your registration fee, full tutor support, and also certification.

The guided learning hours for the Counselling Diploma is approximately 360 hours. The duration of this course will depend on the amount of time the individual can dedicate to their studies.


No Previous Knowledge Required

There is no prior learning knowledge or experience needed to enrol on to the Counselling Diploma. This course is available to anyone who has an interest in learning more about counselling and the wide range of topics involved. If you want to complete a highly rewarding course then look no further! Students can learn at their own pace in the comfort of their own home.


Course Modules

Module 1: Introduction

  • What counselling is and isn’t 

  • Why counselling might be needed


Module 2: Counselling theory

  • Counselling approaches

  • Beginning a counselling session

  • Verbal and non-verbal language

  • Active listening skills

  • Using effective questioning

  • Paraphrasing and reflecting feelings

  • Giving and receiving feedback


Module 3: Working with feelings

  • Modes of thinking

  • Beliefs

  • Motivating others

  • Challenging

  • Responding to negativity in others

  • Managing change


Module 4: Goal setting and moving on

  • Facilitating problem solving 

  • Generating creative solutions

  • Negotiating tasks

  • Referrals

  • Ending the helping process

  • Counselling and self-awareness

  • Counselling as a career


12 Months Tutor Support

Students can expect to receive the Counselling Diploma study guide online. They will also have access to personal tutor support. You will be assigned a tutor who will answer any questions or queries you may have throughout the progression of your course. This support is available through email or mail. We also provide a student support team who will be on hand to answer any other queries you may have whilst completing your diploma.

Students have the freedom to begin the course at a convenient time. Tutor support is available for up to 12 months from registration of the course. 



Our Level 3 Counselling Diploma is assessed by the completion of a series of assignments which will be marked by your personal tutor. On successful completion of your coursework, students will receive a Counselling Diploma Level 3 certificate.


Awarding Organisation

At the end of this course successful learners will be awarded a Certificate of Achievement by ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the details all of the units you have completed as part of your course).
ABC Awards is a leading national Awarding Organisation, regulated by Ofqual, and the Welsh Government  for their qualifications on the national framework i.e. the Qualifications and Curriculum Framework (QCF). 

It has a long-established reputation for developing and awarding high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries.   As a registered charity, ABC Awards combines 180 years of examination and assessment expertise but also implements a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.


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