|Start Date:||Duration:||Level:||Study mode:||Course location:||Course Type:|
|September||1 Year||Level 2||Part-Time - Day||Washington Campus||Skills & Qualifications|
This qualification introduces you to the use of counselling skills in everyday life and work and some of the approaches that underpin the use of these skills.
You will develop counselling skills, understand the different approaches involved in the use of counselling skills and appreciate the importance of self-development.
You do not require any counselling qualifications to undertake this programme.
|Study level||Cost||Additional fees|
|19+||362.00 *subject to change||You will be required to purchase your own stationery.|
You will be taught using a range of teaching techniques including classroom delivered sessions, interactive workshops and self-study. Most teaching will take place in the classroom, with some opportunities for you to access online learning.
Assessment methods include formal written tasks, presentations, independent learning, poster presentation & case studies. You will compile a portfolio to demonstrate your learning of subject knowledge and transferable key skills.
English and Maths are important life skills that will help you to achieve your best in your studies and progress to your dream career.
If you have not already achieved grade 9-4 in GCSE Maths and/ or English at school, we will support you to improve your skills.
We have a number of links to industry including relationships with Mind, Parkinson’s Group, NHS, Sunderland Care and Support, Sunderland Home Care Association, Bluebird Care, University of Sunderland, University of Cumbria as well as a number of local charitable organisations to ensure you gain an outstanding learning experience with us and are equipped with the skills and knowledge needed to progress to a career in industry.
You will study 3 hours a week in college and will be expected to take some time outside of college to complete your portfolio.
This course takes place over half a day between 9am and 2pm.
Timetables will be issued at the start of term.
This programme would be beneficial for those who would like to develop counselling skills for use in either work or in a personal capacity. This programme offers the opportunity to progress to further study as well as complementing other areas of employment or study within health and social care; children's care, learning and development; voluntary and community work.
You will study four modules when undertaking this course including:
- Using counselling skills
- Introduction to counselling skills theories
- Diversity and ethics in the use of counselling skills
- Counselling skills and personal development
You could stay with us and progress to a Level 3 Diploma in Counselling Skills or to a relevant Level 3 within the Health, Care or Education sector for example Understanding Mental Health, Health and Social Care or Childcare and Education.
In addition to this, you could advance straight into industry and gain a job in within the Mental Health, Care or Education sector.
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