Counselling and Mental Health Level 3 RQF

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Interested in providing mental health support and counselling? If you’re looking for a way into this rewarding field, this two-course bundle is a perfect place to start. The TQUK Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health Care (RQF) will give you a strong understanding of common mental illnesses, and our Counselling Diploma Level 3 will give you the skills to support your clients struggling with them.

Counselling and Mental Health Level 3 RQF

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About This Course

With our comprehensive Counselling and Mental Health Level 3 RQF online course bundle, you can unleash your potential as a counsellor and enhance your understanding of mental health.

You’ll gain a solid understanding of how to provide counselling and mental health help from the comfort of your own home as you progress through these courses. These courses will give you a solid foundation in mental health and counselling while also broadening your understanding of the industry, allowing you to enter this in-demand field.

Our Counselling Diploma Level 3 will teach you the counselling skills needed to work as a counsellor. After completing this course, you’ll be able to obtain insurance and start your own business as a self-employed counsellor.

The TQUK Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health Care (RQF) complements the Counselling Diploma Level 3 by covering key problems in mental health care and allowing students to acquire essential abilities in recognising mental health issues and creating treatment plans.

You’ll be well on your way to a successful counselling and mental health career with the help of your personal tutor and our student support team!

Course Units

Counselling Diploma Level 3

Unit 1: Introduction to Counselling

Unit 2: Understanding Feelings of Others

Unit 3: Approaches and Models of Helping

Unit 4: Setting Goals

Unit 5: Psychodrama Therapy

Unit 6: Post Traumatic Stress Counselling

Unit 7: Counselling and the Law

TQUK Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health Care 

Unit 1: Understand the Legal, Policy, and Service Framework in Mental Health

Unit 2: Principles for Implementing Duty of Care in Health, Social Care, Or Children’s Settings

Unit 3: Understand Mental Well-Being and Mental Health Problems

Unit 4: Understand Mental Health Problems

Unit 5: Understand Mental Health Interventions

Unit 6: Understand Care and Support Planning and Risk Management in Mental Health

Counselling Facts

The BACP conducted a survey to learn more about how people use counselling services:

  • 28% of the UK population will seek counselling services at some stage.
  • 54% of people claim a family member, friend, co-worker, or they themselves have gone to see a therapist.
  • Stress levels in the UK continue to rise, with 48% of survey respondents reporting that they are more stressed than they were 5 years ago.
  • The most common reasons for seeking counselling services are depression and anxiety.

**These are the findings of the most recent poll, which was done in 2014.


These courses will be marked based on a series of written assignments that are designed to test your understanding of the course materials. There are no external exams or tests necessary!

Required Knowledge

These courses do not require any prior counselling experience or qualifications.

Awarding Body

Once you’ve successfully completed the courses, you’ll receive a TQUK Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health Care (RQF) qualification, as well as a National Institute of Qualifications (NIOQ)-endorsed certificate  for Counselling Diploma Level 3.

TQUK is an Ofqual-approved awarding organisation that provides RQF courses in a variety of areas. Experts create their certifications, which are then given to centres and students with an emphasis on ethics and compliance. TQUK is committed to delivering cutting-edge certifications and performing rigorous checks, all of which are subject to tight quality assurance controls.

National Institution of Qualifications (NIOQ) are a nationally recognised certificating organisation. Through endorsement of our courses, they ensure our learners have access to high quality materials that cover all learning outcomes and help students achieve their true potential.


As soon as you enrol, you will be assigned to an industry professional personal tutor. They will help to support and mentor your studies, offering feedback and guidance to ensure you’re getting the most out of your learning journey.

With 12 months of support, we will go above and beyond to help you succeed in your studies from the start.

Our student support team is also available throughout your studies, to offer advice on any queries you may have.

Only one click away, you can be confident we’ll be here when you need us.

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, you will be able to practise as a Counsellor and gain insurance to ensure that you are covered when providing your service.

This is a question that our team are often asked, there are many reasons but here are the main reasons to choose Association of Learning:

  • No hidden charges, the price you see includes everything, from tutoring to certification.
  • Our average tutor marking time is 3 working days (most providers are 10+).
  • Our customers have rated us ‘Excellent’ on Trustpilot.
  • Our courses are up to date. Many providers create course content and fail to keep it up to date.
  • We are open later than any other home learning provider.
  • As many submissions as you need to complete, many providers cap how many times you can submit work.
  • All courses are fully endorsed by external awarding organisations.
  • 14 day money back guarantee or course switch.

If you need any more reasons to choose Association of Learning, contact our team!

You have 12 months to complete your course, however you can complete at a faster pace without any additional costs. Some of our students have managed to complete in as little as 3 months!

There are two payment options, pay in full for your course or monthly. Our monthly payment option allows you to spread the cost of your course over a 10 month period.

If you choose to pay using a payment plan, to apply you must be able to answer yes to the following:

  • Your billing address is based in the UK
  • You have a UK based bank account
  • Bill payer must be 18 or above.

No, this course is assignment based, which means you will not have to complete any exams. If your assignment doesn’t pass first time, you can retry as many times as you need within your 12 months support period.

No, this is a distance learning course, which means your assessments will be submitted and marked using our online LMS (Learner Management System).

Unlike other providers, Association of Learning use a fast-track system to get your certificate to you within six weeks (our average is two weeks).

There are no requirements to have completed any courses or have any knowledge of the subject area to enrol on the course. There is no application process and no questions asked when you sign up, it is accessible to anybody.

Your course will start as soon as you sign-up. You could start your journey of learning today!

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