This is a 10 week short course for those interested in counselling. The course will give learners a brief insight to the world of counselling and developing the essential skills to become a registers counsellor. This is and excellent course for those that are thinking of undertaking a formal qualification in counselling as it provide a taster of what would be the expectations and requirements for this type of work
-Working within the limitation of the helping role-Establishing boundaries-Communication empathic understanding-Focus on the helpee's agenda-Understand the importance of self- awareness in helping work-Use listening and responding skills
All applicants must be interviewed and will carry out a wrritten assessment to confirm that the course is suitable for them
Tutor assessment of learners through a portfolio of evidence
Entry Level, Level 1, Level 2
If you will be aged 19 or older on 31 August in the year you begin your course, and have been resident in the UK/EU/EEA for the past 3 years, your course may be free, depending on your circumstances. Some courses will have other costs associated, such as for materials and trips. Many of our students are eligible for financial support when studying at college – please click here for more information.
Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills