Course Code: CCSKILL
Subject area: Childcare, Health & Social Care
Awarding body: NCFE
Course type: Part-time
Time of Day: Flexible
Duration: 12 weeks
When you'll study: The course is delivered online so you can study at a time that suits you
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.
The course covers the following areas:
- describe how core counselling skills can be used in a counselling relationship and in other helping activities
- describe how counselling theory underpins the use of counselling skills
- describe how the ethical framework informs own use of counselling skills
- describe how to develop skills and qualities in the future.
You will be required to have successfully achieved a level one qualification, or above, in English.
You will be assessed by a portfolio of evidence.
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.
Fees quoted apply to courses starting in the academic year 2021/22 (August 2021 – July 2022). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2022/23.
If you are aged 16-18, due to Government funding, tuition fees may not be applicable for your course. (Please note: this does not apply to Foundation Degrees or Access to Higher Education courses, and other courses not eligible for public funding.)