Level 3 Diploma in Practical Spirituality and Wellness

Qualification title

Level 3 Diploma in Practical Spirituality and Wellness


This qualification enables learners to clarify and implement their own spiritual wellbeing practice, which then provides the foundation for supporting and enabling others. The qualification emphasises the development of maturity, autonomy and self-management. It delivers two levels of benefits to learners.

Key features

    • Gateway into the professional network of the Spiritual Companions Trust, whose members deliver a holistic approach to pastoral care in both formal and informal situations.
    • Supports learners in their own work places and professional roles, as a form of extended professional development, developing their ability to give appropriate pastoral care.
    • Can be harnessed to their other professional qualifications and skills to develop a career in a more explicit pastoral direction.
    • Prepares learners to progress to a qualification in a congruent subject area such as psychotherapy, counselling, healthcare, chaplaincy and theology.

Entry requirements

No formal academic entry requirements

Guided learning hours


Total qualification time


Study method

Classroom/workshop setting and independent study

How long does it take?

9 months part time recommended. The programme should be completed in a maximum of 2 years following registration


Learners are assessed using a range of assessment methods which may include essays, presentations, observation and reflective journals.
Qualification specification

Please click here for the qualification specification


If you are interested in registering for this course, please visit www.spiritualcompanions.org


If you are interested in running this course as part of your curriculum, please contact us.