Introduction to Counselling

The aim of this course is to:

  • Develop understanding and use of counselling skills
  • Develop confidence and self-esteem
  • Develop self-awareness
  • To enable progression onto counselling related courses

What will I study?

Students will:

  • Develop their understanding of verbal and non-verbal counselling skills
  • Develop their understanding of setting boundaries
  • Develop their understanding of personal values and attitudes
  • Develop their understanding of difference and diversity
  • Develop their understanding of qualities necessary to a listening role

How will I be assessed?

This is a non-accredited course with no exam at the end but the tutor will monitor progress and give feedback.

How will the course be delivered?

Discussions; Role-play; Exercises; Use of Internet resources; Worksheets; Case Studies

Entry requirements

No previous experience is required.

Additional information

For start dates and fees, consult the relevant course guides below or you can request a prospectus by post.

Higher Education Apprenticeship Guide Full-time Course Guide 2021 Part-Time Summer Course Guide