If you have ever been interested in a career as a counsellor, this course is a great place to start! By working on a number of important skills including communication and personal growth, this course provides a good base on which to build further knowledge and understanding on the way to becoming a counsellor.
Please note that this qualification is only open to students aged 19 and over.
OverviewThis qualification is made up of credit rated units developed in association with Skills for Health, the Sector Skills Council for the Health and Social Care Sector. It enhances and improves verbal and written communication skills, promotes personal growth and provides basic industry knowledge to prepare learners to progress onto appropriate further qualifications.
Learners will complete this qualification with a comprehensive and full understanding of the following:
- How to reflect on personal development and identify areas for future development.
- What core counselling skills are, including how to establish a helping relationship, and knowing how to conclude a helping interaction.
- The main theoretical approaches to counselling.
- Diversity and the meaning of discrimination.
Benefits/SkillsThis course offers the opportunity develop your understanding of both verbal and written communication along with a stronger sense of personal growth and development, both of which are vital skills in any industry.
Careers/ProgressionProgression to Level 3 Diploma in Counselling