Many people find it helpful to seek counselling at some point in their lives, and a counsellor can provide support for people in all sorts of situations. If you’re interested in supporting people to improve their personal well-being, this course will provide you with the correct understanding, knowledge and skills to do that. You’ll learn about core counselling skills and how to use them in a counselling relationship. You will also be taught about counselling theory and the ethical framework that informs how counsellors use their skills.
What's it all about?
Please note that this course is only available to those 19 years old or over.
You will be required to have successfully achieved a level one qualification, or above, in English.
Successful completion of this course will provide a gateway into the industry. It is also aimed at existing care sector employees who wish to upskill.
The College offers a range of short care courses delivered via distance learning, some of which you may be interesting in progressing to.
Please note fees are quoted for one year only.Download course PDF
- Level: 2
- Qualification: Certificate
- Awarding body: National Open College Network (NOCN)
- Duration: Six months
- Course type: Part-time
- Level: 3
- Qualification: College Certificate
- Awarding body: City College Plymouth
- Duration: Three days
- Course type: Short course
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