Introduction to Counselling

What will I learn?

This course is aimed at learners over the age of 19 due the nature of the content. environment.

The course consists of 4 mandatory units:-

  • Using Counselling skills
  • Introduction to Counselling Skills Theories
  • Diversity and Ethics in the Use of Counselling Skills
  • Counselling Skills and Personal Development.

An introduction to counselling skills, designed to allow learners of all abilities to use counselling skills when working with others. Successful completion of the course will allow learners to progress onto higher level counselling courses in order to progress to employment as a counsellor.

Assessment methods will include assignments, observations and role plays with work completing a portfolio of evidence for presentation.

What could I progress on to?

The course will allow for learners to progress a practical course in counselling.

Additional Course Details for 18/19

If you have any questions please contact Student Services on (01424) 458475 or if available use the Enquiry button.

  • Course code 12503
    Course name Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills
    Study mode Part-Time
    Days Tuesday
    Times 17:00 to 19:00
    16-18 fee £0.00
    Entitlement Waiver £0.00
    Full Cost Fees £400.00
    Start date 26/09/18
    Duration 20 week (s)

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