Counselling Skills - Introduction College Certificate

What is special about this course?

Counselling is a talking therapy where a trained counsellor helps people to confront and overcome issues and challenges.

This course is an ideal introduction if you are interested in knowing more about counselling or wish to explore counselling as a possible career. It is also suitable if you use counselling or counselling skills as part of your work or voluntary activity.

It is designed to provide you with an entry level opportunity to develop interpersonal skills, self-awareness and theoretical knowledge.

You will also gain a basic understanding of counselling, the skills used and approaches and perspectives, as well as practical exercises.

Special features:

  • Gain an introduction to counselling skills preparing you for further study
  • This is an ideal course if you are looking to build on counselling skills already used as part of your employment
  • Study 3 hours per week over 10 weeks
     

 

Entry requirements

No formal academic entry requirements.

Course content includes:

  • entry level opportunity to develop interpersonal skills, self-awareness and theoretical knowledge
  • you will also gain a basic understanding of counselling, the skills used and approaches and perspectives, as well as practical exercises

How will I study my course?

Additional information for course delivery in 2021-22

From August/September 2021, it is our intention that physical campuses will be open to all students for access to study facilities, support services and social activities, subject to Scottish Government guidance. Our priority is to provide a safe learning environment for all students and staff. We will continue to review government guidance as restrictions shift and will inform you of any further changes to the information provided below about your course.
  • Part Time

Face-to-face teaching.


How long will my course last?


10 Weeks

Part time: you will attend for 3 hours 1 evening per week over 10 weeks


Where can I study my course?

    • Moray College UHI

Start date

January or October

Fees

Unfortunately there is no funding available for Leisure Courses. Participants will therefore by liable for the full cost of this course.

What can I do on completion of my course?

On successful completion of this course you can progress to further study which may include the CPD Award in Counselling Skills which is validated by COSCA (Counselling and Psychotherapy in Scotland).

Is there more information available online?

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Apply for Counselling Skills - Introduction College Certificate

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We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at Moray College UHI. Moray College operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of age, disability, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion and/or belief, sex, sexual orientation or socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.