Counselling Concepts

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The tutors are really helpful, most of them have actually worked as an actual like social worker or care worker, so that’s good because they can give you on-hand experience and they can tell you things they have actually experienced whilst they’ve worked, and it can help you kind of learn about health and social care because you’re learning from people who have experienced it.


Did you know!

  • You will learn the person-centred concepts in counselling
  • You will learn about the application of counselling skills in a professional setting
  • You will develop interpersonal skills, personal qualities and self-awareness

Course Information


This is a great course for anyone interested in exploring interpersonal
skills. The 30 hour course will help you to build confidence in communicating
with others within a supportive group atmosphere. You will Learn about
communication skills such as active listening and as an introduction into

The course is based on the person-centred counselling approach and requires
some experiential participation to learn communication skills. In addition to
this approach two other models of counselling will be discussed. This is an
enjoyable course which promotes lively discussion and fun!

Quarry HillTuesday – 5.30- 8.30pm

Who is this course for?

For those learners interested in exploring what counselling training entails, this qualification offers a practical introduction. Learners will develop communication skills and gain important industry insight to help make informed career decisions.

This course is only for 19+ learners.

Course units/modules

  • The professional context of counselling
  • Communication skills in helping relationships
  • An introduction to personal development

Benefits and skills

You will develop communication and listen skills which will enhance both personal and professional relationships. You will develop self-awareness and confidence, which will lead to higher self-esteem. You will gain knowledge of three main counselling modals, which will prepare for progression to the level 3 Certificate in Counselling.

Entry requirements

Level 2 English or equivalent

Available Apprenticeships and Progression options

You can progress to the Level 3 Certificate in Counselling skills.

Skills and knowledge gained can be applied to a variety of supportive roles and/or any career where communication and listening skills are a desired requirement.

Course details

Duration: 10 weeks
Start Date: 23/09/2024
Study Type: Part time
Course Code: 77264-01

Please note that for all courses starting on 9th September, there will be an induction week, WC 2nd September.

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