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This qualification would be useful for anyone who would like to develop their use of counselling skills for use in either work or in a personal capacity.
You must have a minimum of Level 1 in English, or be prepared to sit an English assessment to establish your current levels. However, all applications will be considered on an individual basis.
Unit 01 – Using counselling skills
In this unit learners will have an opportunity to identify and practise a range of skills used when participating in a counselling skills interaction.
Unit 02 – Introduction to counselling skills theories
In this unit learners will be introduced to the key elements of the main theoretical approaches to counselling.
Unit 03 – Diversity and ethics in the use of counselling skills
In this unit, learners will be introduced to the concepts of diversity and ethics and their importance in the use of counselling skills.
Unit 04 – Counselling skills and personal development
In this unit learners will have an opportunity to reflect on their personal and future development.
You will build a portfolio of work as you progress through the units. There is no exam.
This course is FREE if you meet the eligibility requirements or depending on your circumstances, you may be eligible to receive full or part funding for the course. Please get in touch and we will be happy to advise you.
Upon completion of this course you will be workplace ready, or be able to progress to another HSDC Adult Learning course.
My experience at the College was great, it’s very different to school, and I think it’s a good step to going to university. The support was amazing, I loved all of my teachers, they helped me through everything. The College is friendly and you will succeed.Heidi Adamson Brattland, A Level student
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