Introduction to Counselling

Introduction to Counselling

Duration: 5 weeks
Start Date: Induction: Tuesday 10 January OR Tuesday 21 February 2023
Start Date: Tuesday 17 January OR Tuesday 28 February 2023
Day and time: Tuesday, 6.30-8.30pm
Course fees: £25 / FREE (fee remissions available)
Enrolment information: For information on how to apply, please call 01482 615 349 / 616 580 or email:

Course Aims

To gain an understanding of counselling skills.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements.

How to apply

For information on how to apply, please call 01482 615 349 / 616 580 or email:

Course Content

During this five-week course you will explore:

  • Theories of counselling
  • Know the issues for which people seek counselling
  • Know how counselling can help people
  • Understand the skills used by counsellors
  • Be able to observe boundaries when using counselling skills

Assessment Method

This is a RARPA based course, assessment is carried out though building of a portfolio and taking part within tasks matched to the individual’s personal targets.

RARPA stands for Recognising and Recording Progress and Achievement which is the process of assessment for non-accredited learning. It is a means of validating the outcomes of programmes which do not result in qualifications.

Where can it lead?

You could progress on to courses such as:

  • Counselling qualification Level 1 and Level 2
  • Functional Skills English
  • Functional Skills Maths
  • Mental Health courses

As a Hull Training and Adult Education learner you have access to our Careers Advice Service. Our advisers are on hand to guide you through options and support you to achieve your full potential.  Ask your tutor to refer you, if required.

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