Many people find it helpful and empowering to seek the support of counselling at some point in their lives. People in any situation could benefit from counselling, and those with the correct understanding, knowledge and skills can provide them with support to improve personal well-being.
This qualification focusses on key counselling skills to enable learners to provide support wherever it is required. The course gives learners an understanding of various theoretical approaches, as well as covering the importance of a counselling relationship and helpful interaction techniques.
This course is split into 4 manageable units:
Unit 1: Using counselling skills
Unit 2: Introduction to counselling skills theories
Unit 3: Diversity and ethics in the use of counselling skills
Unit 4: Counselling skills and personal development.
This course does not qualify learners to practice as a counsellor, but is suitable for those who wish to increase their understanding of counselling skills and techniques in order to engage in helpful interaction appropriately. Learners could use this knowledge to complement an existing role, or as a basis for continued study to attain a qualification in this sector.
Awarding body, assessment method and more
Studying via distance learning over approximately a 10-12 week period.
This means you can choose when and where you study.
This course is available:
- Fully Online
- Paper-based learning with online assessments
Depending on your chosen course there may be materials you will need to have in order to attend your studies. If you have any queries about required materials please check with us when you come in for interview or enrolment.