The certificate in Counselling Studies programme is a part-time course where you will learn about counselling theory, ethics and mental health, learn more about the counselling relationship and practise counselling skills. The course is highly interactive, combining formal teaching with individual, small group and whole group activities. This qualification could lead to employment in a related field.
This qualification could lead to employment or increase employ-ability for those whose role is to support others in e.g. health and social care work, teaching and learning, advocacy and mediation, support and project work, other helping roles.
This qualification is for:
This qualification is for candidates who want to:
- Take the next step in training to become a counsellor
- Learn more about counselling theory, ethics and mental health
- Be prepared to work as a volunteer in a helping role
This qualification does not lead to employment. It is designed as a pre-practitioner training for professional counsellor qualifications, but it could also lead to employment in a related field.