Health & Wellbeing Courses

Counselling Courses at Sutton College

Sutton College offers a range of Health and Wellbeing focused courses that carry nationally recognised professional qualifications that open up doors of opportunities for those starting new careers or just wanting to learn a skill to support their colleagues at work.

They say it takes a special kind of person to follow a career in this sector. Those of you who possess the right personal qualities, desire, drive and ambition will find a rewarding and fulfilling career path ahead. Getting the right skills and experience and being suitably qualified is essential if you want to care for children, young people or vulnerable adults. 

The tutors on our Health and Wellbeing courses are professionals and experts in their field. They come from a range of professional and vocational backgrounds having gained a wealth of experience in a variety of caring professions, including professional child care nursing, elderly and young/ vulnerable work, counsellors, as well as teachers. Our Beauty courses have specialist tutors, who maintain current industry knowledge, skills and practices, enabling you to acquire full industry compliant skills and qualifications.

You will work in a challenging yet friendly environment, with specialist facilities and staff who are committed to helping you achieve your goals. Lessons are hands-on, creative and practical, and you will also benefit from a work placement, so you’ll be work-ready by the time you complete your chosen pathway.

Our thriving Counselling department is placed within this area and goes from strength to strength, this year seeing its qualification progression route expand from Introduction right the way through to Level 5, when we re-launch the Therapeutic Counselling Certificate through CPCAB. 

Our experienced team of Adult Care tutors deliver Level 2 & 3 courses. We have strong links with local care organisations and have seen our learner’s progress from an initial interest all the way through to finding voluntary and paid placements in the industry.

First Aid courses continue to be popular amongst all industry professionals, as a way of not only acknowledging work-place responsibilities of staff Health and Safety, but also as part of the increasing skills set required by all Health Care specialist be it working in care homes/play centres. Whether you work in a primary school or an entertainment outlook, or even a Nanny Sutton College are able to support you in gaining a recognised First Aid certificate. Courses are also run as part of our Family Learning offer, enabling families to access this important training together.

Our Beauty courses range from Entry Level through to Level 3 qualifications in the Hair & Beauty Sector, suitable for students looking to acquire Industry recognised qualifications.  To fully prepare you with the skills required we offer a NEW Study Skills for Beauty Course to help support you with skills in how to complete your assignments, how to complete your client consultation forms, alongside help to understand the terminology used within the qualification.

We have a range of courses from Entry Level qualifications in the Hair & Beauty Sector to a Full Level 3 Certificate in Beauty Therapy.

The department prides itself in having subject specialist tutors, who maintain current Industry knowledge, skills and practices, enabling students to acquire full Industry compliant skills and qualifications.

For all learners new to Beauty, it is recommended that you enrol onto the NEW Study Skills for Beauty Course.

Health & Wellbeing Courses for 20-21 include:

  • Emergency First Aid at Work – NUCO Certificate
  • Paediatric First Aid – NUCO Certificate
  • Counselling – An Introduction
  • Counselling Skills Level 2 CPCAB
  • Counselling Studies Level 3 CPCAB
  • Therapeutic Counselling Level 4 Diploma CPCAB
  • Level 5 Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling (New)
  • Study Skills for Beauty
  • E3/Level 1 Introduction to the Hair and Beauty Sector
  • Makeup Level 2 Certificate
  • Beauty Therapy Services Level 2 Certificate
  • Nail Technology Level 2 Certificate
  • Beauty Therapy Level 3 Certificate



Watch the short video below to help find out more about taking a Level 2 Certificate in Counselling.

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