Introduction To Basic Counselling Skills Certificate in

Location Stoke-on-Trent Campus
Duration 12 Weeks
Course start January, April, September
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Stoke-on-Trent CampusPart-time2017/18 Academic YearApply Direct
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This ten week course provides an introduction to basic counselling skills and personal development. The course is suited for people who have little or no counselling experience who are interested in developing their counselling-related skills to either enhance their work or as the starting point for further training in counselling.

Please note that this course will run according to minimum student numbers.

  • Our counselling lecturers are all fully qualified and practising counsellors with a wide range of experience and an enthusiasm for counselling training.
  • Our Counselling courses are taught in our dedicated counselling facilities, these include a specialist base training room and three purpose designed counselling rooms with the latest audio / video recording facilities.
  • Our facilities also include a state of the art video and observation suite, plus other psychological research laboratories, housed in a £30 million Science Centre.

Course outline

The Introduction to Basic Counselling Skills course is a vibrant, experiential insight into developing an understanding of a range of counselling theories, emotional development and practical skills. The course prides itself on a student centred method of learning through self-reflection and self-awareness.

The Introduction to Basic Counselling Skills provides students with smooth transition onto future training in the form of the Certificate in Counselling but also aims to develop and enhance students’ existing skills base.

Tuesdays 19th September 2017 - Tuesday 21st November 2017 (6pm - 9pm, Science Centre)

Tuesdays 09th January 2018 - Tuesday 13th March 2018 (6pm - 9pm, Science Centre)

Tuesdays 17th April 2018 - Tuesday 19th June 2018 (6pm - 9pm, Science Centre)

Course content

This ten week course provides an introduction to basic counselling skills and personal development. The course is suited for people who have little or no counselling experience who are interested in developing their counselling-related skills to either enhance their work or as the starting point for further training in counselling.

Please note that this course will run according to minimum student numbers.

  • Our counselling lecturers are all fully qualified and practising counsellors with a wide range of experience and an enthusiasm for counselling training.
  • Our Counselling courses are taught in our dedicated counselling facilities, these include a specialist base training room and three purpose designed counselling rooms with the latest audio / video recording facilities.
  • Our facilities also include a state of the art video and observation suite, plus other psychological research laboratories, housed in a £30 million Science Centre.

Entry requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course. Applicants should be interested in developing their basic counselling skills to enhance their work or to progress to future counselling training.

Employment opportunities

Successful completion of this course provides a Certificate of Attendance that can be used to apply for further training in counselling. After completing the Introduction to Basic Counselling Skills course, students typically progress to our University Certificate in Counselling

Graduate destinations

Successful completion of this course provides a Certificate of Attendance that can be used to apply for further training in counselling. After completing the Introduction to Basic Counselling Skills course, students typically progress to our University Certificate in Counselling

Contact

Enquiries Team
Cadman Information Point
College Road
Stoke-on-Trent
Staffordshire
ST4 2DE
United Kingdom
t: +44(0)1782 294400
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