The course aims to enable participants to acquire and develop counselling skills in order to facilitate others to develop.
The course will be person centred and participative. Counselling Skills and course content will mainly be taught experientially in small workshop groups. The course encourages self-exploration and self-awareness as ways of overcoming blocks to learning and growing both in the student and those the student may work with. The course lasts for three hours per week for three terms. (90 hours total).
Applicants will be assessed on prior learning and experience. Letter required giving reasons for application plus CV.
Coursework and completion of learning journal. Externally marked exam.
On completion of the course students can apply for the Level 3 course or can use qualification in work context.
Funding & Financial Support
Receiving state benefits – You may not have to pay fees at any age if you are in receipt of certain state benefits (evidence required). For details, please contact our Payment Liaison office on 01903 273140.
Income under £30,000 - If your household income is below £30,000 per year, you can contact our Financial Services office about applying for help with your expenses during your course (travel, books, childcare etc). See our Financial Support page.