About the course
- Using counselling skills
- Introduction to counselling skills theories
- Diversity and ethics in the use of counselling skills
- Counselling skills and personal development
- This course is fully funded by the Government and to qualify, you must have been resident in England for the last three years and be an EU citizen. You must also be 19 years old at the start of the academic year.
- You must be 19 + and hold at least a full level 2 qualification (5 GCSEs, Level 2 NVQ Diploma, BTEC Level 2…)
- You must have a minimum of Level 1 Literacy
- Distance Learning isn’t for everyone. If at your enrolment we feel that this mode of study may not be quite right for you, we will help you to find the one that is. If you are local to Swindon, we may suggest learning using workbooks.
- You could complete one of our other Health & Social Care programmes (e.g. Information, Advice and Guidance, Mental Health Problems)
- If you are local to Swindon and working in a Health and Social Care setting for a minimum of 15 hours a week, you could progress to a Level 2 or 3 NVQ in Health & Social Care depending on your job role.
Whilst this course will provide an insight into using counselling skills, it is not appropriate for those who wish to work towards becoming a fully qualified Counsellor; it cannot be used to access the Level Counselling programme. For further information contact Claire.Williams@newcollege.ac.uk.
What additional resources will I need?
No additional resources are required.
- However, if you do not complete your course, you will be charged £125 to cover administration and learning material costs.
- For further career guidance, the National Careers Service provides information, advice and guidance to help you make decisions on learning, training and work opportunities. This service offers confidential and impartial advice and is supported by qualified careers advisers. https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/Pages/Home.aspx