Level 3 Certificate

Level 3 Certificate in Counselling


“I highly recommend Level 3 Counselling with JHD for anyone considering studying to become a qualified counsellor. The lessons are well planned with a good mix of theory, practical and reflective learning.The tutors are experienced professionals who are able to share helpful narrative of their own counselling practice. The perfect learning environment!” – Jo (2018)

This course has been written by Carol Harmston-Dean and has been quality checked by the National Counselling Society.

Entry on to this course is subject to completing a recognised Level 2 in Counselling Skills course.

This course may be offered as an evening course in which it will take 1 year to complete and then 2 years to complete level 4 or as a daytime course in which the first year will see the completion of Level 3 and the start of level 4. During the second year the remainder of the Level 4 diploma will be covered. It is expected that students will attend a self-development weekend during the level 3 and level 4 course.


Course Details:

Venue: North Cambridge Academy, Arbury Road, Cambridge, CB4 2JF

Cost for just level 3 (evenings): £2000 per person all inclusive, no hidden extras. A non-refundable deposit of £250 is required by 31 August 2020.

Cost for the level 3 and level 4 courses (daytime): £6000 per person, all inclusive, no hidden extras. A non-refundable deposit of £250 is required by 31 August 2020.

Level 3 payment options:

Option 1: In full, upfront

Option 2: In two halves – September and in March – £1000 each half

Option 3: In 12 monthly payments of £166.67 via bacs

Level 3 and level 4 payment options:

Option 1: In full, upfront

Option 2: In 24 monthly payments of £250.00 via bacs

Equipment required: Paper, pen and an A4 file for handouts/resources

Refreshments: Refreshments are not available, attendees are advised to bring their own food and drink.

Upcoming course dates for Level 3 and Levels 3 and 4:

  • Level 3 – Wednesday evening 6.15pm – 9.15pm, starting 23rd September 2020, for 1 year. Upon successful completion, Level 4 over 2 years will follow.
  • Level 3/4 – Monday Daytime 9.30am – 4.30pm, starting 21st September 2020 for two years. Level 4 will commence after the successful completion go level 3.

End dates: June 2021

Tutors: Lead tutor – Vicki Benson   Support tutors – Sara Stevens, Peter Frewer, Tom Marty, Carol Harmston-Dean

Who is this course for?

This course is essential for anyone wishing to embark on a career as a qualified counsellor.

How do I book a place on this course?

Click HERE to access the booking form to register your place on this course.

Click the button below to pay your £250 deposit. 


For more details about payment instalments or any other query about the
Level 3 Certificate in Counselling please call Carol Harmston-Dean today
on 07811 794203 or email JHD at info@jhdcounselling.co.uk.