Introduction to Counselling skills

Introduction to Counselling skills

Duration: 2 hours
Course ID: Introduction to Counselling skills
Start Date: 3 August 2020 (10am-3pm) and 13 August 2020 (6-8pm)
Entry requirements: None
Course fees: Free (subject to eligibility)
Please note: To ensure you have the relevant access to the online classroom, please complete your enrolment 4 days prior to the start date

Course aim

Do you have a strong desire to help others? Do people always seem to come to you with their problems?  This workshop is open to anyone who is curious about counselling and who wants to find out more, perhaps as a step towards further training or for their own personal or professional development. The workshop will help you decide if counselling skills is something you might like to develop in a supportive and fun environment. 

Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements

Qualifications and assessment

There are no qualifications associated with this introductory workshop.

Course content

What is counselling and how can I become a counsellor 

How you can use counselling skills to enhance your listening and communication. 

A short overview that looks at the way in which people communicate verbally and non-verbally?

Next steps – what qualifications are available from September 2020 

Where can it lead?

We also offer a number of other courses that will help you develop your interest and skills further. They include:

First Steps in Counselling an introduction 

Gateway Qualifications Level 1 Award In Counselling Skills

Gateway Qualifications Level 2 Certificate In Counselling Skills

Gateway Qualifications Level 1 Award in Peer Mentoring 

Gateway Qualifications Level 2 Award in Mentoring