Counselling - An Introduction (Online Course) Print this page

Dates: 03/07/21 - 10/07/21
Days: Saturday 09:15 - 13:15
Sessions: 2
Centre: Online - Other
Course Code: S60002E01HV
Fees: Standard - £96.00
Concessionary - £96.00

Course Information

Learning Aim: Z0007978

This course will be delivered online. Details of how to access the first session will be sent to you via email within 24 hours of the course start date. An induction on your course will be provided for all learners and you will be supported every step of the way.

Are you interested in a career in Counselling? Or do you have a job where you have to help people with their problems? This course is the ideal way to develop your basic counselling skills which you can use in work and everyday life and is the start of a pathway to becoming

Purpose of Course

You will learn about Active Listening, Using non- verbal communication/body language/eye contact/tone of voice, Open & Closed questions.

You will explore the 3 Main Approaches to Counselling: Person Centred Traditions/ Psychodynamic/Cognitive Behavioural Therapy.

You will consider the impact of issues around difference in working with clients and explore the meaning of stereotyping/assumptions/working in a non-judgemental manner.

Your tutor will give you more information about the course at your first session

Important note: This course is unsuitable for learners currently in a state of severe emotional difficulty and/or severe psychological confusion, due to the experiential elements that will involve some personal disclosure and associated personal

On this course, you will develop the following life skills

Mental Wellbeing Social Wellbeing

Confidence building Self-reflection

Active listening

What level is this course & what skills do I need?

This course is a Level 1. You will need at least Entry 3 English skills to be able to understand the information given at the course.

Is a course approval interview/assessment required?


Additional information

Please bring a pen and paper/notebook.

What are the progression opportunities at the end of this course?

Counselling Studies Level 2 with further progression to Level 3 Counselling Studies, Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling and Level 5 Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling

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