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Introduction to Basic Counselling Skills

Individual Modules

Expert academics

Research under professionals who are experts in their field

Study in our £30m Science Centre

Enjoy specialist laboratories with the latest equipment

Bespoke Facilities

Taught in our dedicated counselling facilities

Location:
Stoke-on-Trent campus
Study option:
Part-time
Duration:
12 Weeks
Start date:
7 January 2020
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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.

On successful completion of study, we will issue the following award: Individual Modules Introduction to Basic Counselling Skills

Course content

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.

Facilities

Careers

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

Teaching and assessment

Learning support

Your course tutors will provide lots of support. But you can also take advantage of our Academic Skills team, who can help you with:

  • Study skills (including reading, note-taking, presentation skills)
  • Written English (including punctuation, grammar)
  • Academic writing (including how to reference)
  • Research skills
  • Critical thinking
  • Revision, assessment and exam skills (including time management)

Additional support

If you have additional needs like dyslexia or a sensory impairment, then our AccessAbility Services are here to help make sure nothing stands in your way.

For the course starting on 7 January 2020 the tuition fees are:

Study option
Part time
UK / EU / Channel Islands
To be confirmed

The expected study pattern on this programme enables you to complete modules totaling 60 credits in your first year of study and the other 120 credits, split equally over your second and third year of study. If you follow this pattern of study you will pay the same fee for each year of study. You will be invoiced for the modules that you register for each year, so if your study pattern is different from the expected pattern, you will pay more or less each year accordingly.

If you would like to know more about the fees listed and what this means to you then please get in touch with our Enquiries Team.

Alumni discount

If you have previously completed an undergraduate degree with us, you may be entitled to a discount off your course fee for any subsequent postgraduate taught course. For further information please contact Graduate Relations.

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Stoke-on-Trent campus
Individual Modules
Part-time
7 January 2020

Rules and regulations

If you are offered a place at Staffordshire University, your offer will be subject to our rules, regulations and enrolment conditions, which may vary from time to time.

Students of Staffordshire University enter into a contract with us and are bound by these rules and regulations, which are subject to change. For more information, please see: University Policies and Regulations.

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