Course overview

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 their personal well-being.

This qualification focusses on key counselling skills to enable you to provide support wherever it is required. The course provides you with an understanding of various theoretical approaches, as well as covering the importance of a counselling relationship and helpful interaction techniques.

Who is suitable?

This course does not qualify you 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. You could use this knowledge to complement an existing role, or as a basis for continued study to attain a qualification in this sector.

Learning method

The guided learning hours for this course is 120 hours

The length of this qualification is 12 weeks

Studying via distance learning means you can choose when and where you study.

What you will learn

This course is split into four 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


•Gain a nationally recognised qualification

•Improve your counselling skills to help you create a long-standing career pathway in your chosen industry

• Courses are delivered as distance learning, allowing you to choose when and where to study

• Personal tutors are assigned to ensure you have the support needed to succeed.

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