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We are changing the way we deliver our courses from September 2020 to ensure a great student experience within a COVID-secure environment.
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.
On successful completion of study, we will issue the following award: Unknown Individual Modules Introduction to Basic Counselling Skills
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.
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.
For equivalent entry requirements in your home country, please see the information on our country pages.
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Our £30 million Science Centre in Stoke-on-Trent contains specialist laboratories with the latest state-of-the-art equipment.
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Our Counselling Suites are dedicated rooms perfect for practising your counselling skills or conducting interviews with research participants.The counselling sessions can be recorded and opened up for a wider audience to view.
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We also house our new 21st century teaching and learning classrooms with integrated Wolf Vision technology to enhance interactive learning through the use of mobile technologies in theory lessons.
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
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