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Counselling for Adults at QLS Level 3

Counselling for Adults at QLS Level 3
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This course is available in Paper format and Online.


This level 3 distance learning course in Counselling Adults gives students a great starting point from which to pursue further study at a higher level, although it could be equally effective as a stand-alone course. It gives home study students the opportunity to learn at their own pace and in a manner which fits around their other commitments.



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Counselling for Adults at QLS Level 3

Course code: CNL10

Delivery method: Paper Based or Online

Course duration: 12 Months

Entry requirements: No prior qualification needed

Award achieved: ABC Awards and Certa Award Certificate of achievement at QLS Level 3

This course would be suitable for a broad range of prospective distance learning students:

  • People currently working in adult counselling who are seeking a refresher.
  • Those who wish to go on to study the subject at a higher level but feel they require an introduction to the subject at a more accessible level.
  • Or simply someone with an interest in counselling adults and wishes to learn more about the topic.

For all of these kinds of people this course will impart the key knowledge and priciples involved in counselling adults.


  • Unit 1 – The Basics of Counselling
  • Unit 2 – Types of Counselling
  • Unit 3 – Depression
  • Unit 4 – Eating Disorders
  • Unit 5 – Persponality Disorders
  • Unit 6 – How to Help Someone in Crisis
  • Unit 7 – Delivery Methods
  • Unit 8 – Safety & Legislative Issues
  • Unit 9 – Useful Strategies

Qualification Information

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

This course has been endorsed by ABC Awards and Certa Awards for its high-quality. The Quality Licence Scheme, endorses high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course and/or training programme has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course and/or training programme is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. Your training provider will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website.

Method of Study

Paper Based Version

The course comes to you as a paper-based pack delivered by courier.

You will be given guidance through the Study Guide on the nuts and bolts of studying and submitting assignments.

Postal assignments cannot be accepted without prior permission from the tutor.

Online Version

Our online courses are fully digitised versions of the paper-courses, so you can study on any PC or smart device when connected to the internet.

As with the paper course, your online learning programme is completely flexible, so you can study at a pace that suits you.

All of our online course content is broken down into bite size chunks to make your learning more manageable and effective.

Method of Assessment

The course contains a number of assignments which your tutor will mark and give you valuable feedback on. We call these Tutor Marked Assignments (TMAs). You need only send the TMAs to your tutor for comment, not the self-assessment exercises which are also part of the course to help you gauge your progress.

Course Length Information

This course can be taken over a 12 month period but you can complete it as fast or as slowly as you wish.

Tutor Support

You will have access to a tutor via email who will mark your work and guide you through the course and will assist you with any problems you may have. In addition you will be supplied with a comprehensive Study Guide which will help you through the study and assessment process.