Marriage and Relationship Counselling Diploma Level 3


Our Marriage Counselling Level 3 program equips you with the necessary skills and strategies to help couples build and maintain a strong and healthy relationship. From communication and intimacy to trust and forgiveness, our comprehensive course covers all essential topics, providing you with the tools to help couples overcome even the toughest challenges and build a fulfilling life together.

Marriage and Relationship Counselling Diploma Level 3

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About This Course

Our Marriage Counselling Level 3 is a comprehensive program designed to offer you the tools to help couples navigate the challenges of building and maintaining a strong and healthy relationship. From communication and conflict resolution to intimacy and sexuality, our course covers all the essential skills and topics that couples need to thrive. We also delve into important issues such as trust, forgiveness, financial management, coping with infertility, and cultural and religious differences. You will learn how to guide and support couples with practical strategies to help them overcome even the toughest challenges. Whether you’re a professional counsellor or simply looking to strengthen your own relationship, our course offers a wealth of knowledge, tools, and resources to help you build a healthy and fulfilling life together.

Course Benefits

Comprised of 6 informative units, this course aims to broaden your knowledge of the complex issues that can arise in a marriage so you can walk away with real transferable skills to counsel couples through them.

By providing you with the skills to understand how to engage with couples- and the best techniques for helping them through their individual feelings- you can achieve a level of competency that will set you on the path to a very rewarding career in marriage counselling.

With this course you’ll be able to:

  • Increase your career opportunities within the world of counselling and therapy.
  • Enhance your existing knowledge of counselling techniques and relationship counselling.
  • Learn on your own terms, at your own pace, and from the comfort of your own home.
  • Receive access to our personal tutors and student support team for 12 months.
  • Mould your studies to suit your needs- allowing you to achieve a healthy work-study balance.

Course Units

Unit 1: Communication Skills and Contact Resolution

Unit 2: Client Centred Counselling

Unit 3: Relationships and Attachment

Unit 4: Trust and Forgiveness

Unit 5: Intimacy, Sexuality, and Fertility

Unit 6: Managing Family and Financial Stress


This course is assessed using a series of written assignments that are designed to test your knowledge of the topics taught on the course syllabus.

These will need to be submitted to your tutor for marking, where they will give you valuable feedback and guidance on your work.

No external examinations are required for this course.

Required Knowledge

No previous knowledge, skills, or experience with counselling are needed to enrol onto this course; making it ideal for those seeking guidance on how to handle their own challenges, or for individuals considering a career as a therapist or counsellor.

Awarding Body

Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive certification from National Institution of Qualifications (NIOQ).

This course has been designed to meet the requirements of specific learners or employers. It is endorsed by National Institution of Qualifications, meaning the course has undergone external quality checks to ensure that they are maintained and delivered to an excellent standard.

National Institution of Qualifications are a national certificating organisation. Endorsement of our courses ensures learners have access to high quality materials that cover all learning outcomes, helping them to achieve their potential.


From the moment you click enrol, you will gain immediate access to the advice, support and guidance of our personal tutors, whose years of expertise can help to influence and inform your studies.

From helping you to understand the course materials, to improving your understanding of the syllabus; you can trust that our tutors will always be on-hand to help you with any questions you have! Our student support team is also always happy to help, available over phone and email.

Frequently Asked Questions

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!

This course is an endorsed certification, not a regulated qualification.

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