• Course
    Overview
  • Units and
    Structure
  • Entry
    Requirements
  • Student
    Support

Course Overview

The course is designed to meet the learning outcomes of the seven units set by the Exam board.

Each session in college will consist of material covering practical listening skills, a basic introduction to some theory (Carl Rogers and Gerard Egan), and short role play sessions using the skills covered in class.

 

Level
Level 2
Duration
10 weeks part-time
Awarding Body
CPCAB
Course Fees
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Upcoming Course Dates

Course Code Course Title Course Dates Course Duration Weekday Times Price Remitted Fee
Course Code Course Title Course Dates11 April 2018 Course Duration10 weeks Weekday Times Price Remitted Fee

Units and Structure

Topics covered include:

  • Using Initial Counselling Skills Safely
  • Establish the Helping Interaction
  • Communicate Understanding of the Other Person’s Concerns
  • Focus on the Other Person’s Agenda
  • Use Initial Counselling Skills within the Helping Interaction
  • Use Study Skills within the Learning Process.

Learning is evidenced by meeting criteria based on these seven units which can be documented in a weekly journal, skill practice feedback from peers and the tutor to produce a complete portfolio.

To pass the course the portfolio work needs to be marked as ‘proficient’.

Entry Requirements

You'll need to have:

There are no formal entry requirements although students need to be aware of the written assessment element of the course and be at least 18 years of age.


For equivalent qualifications see our Entry Requirements Explained page.

Tutors and Student Support

Student Support and Facilities

As a student, you’ll have access to a wide range of facilities, services and support, including:

  • Step outside the classroom  and access our state of the art facilities as well as 3 huge Learning Resource Centres with thousands of resources to use
  • With hands-on experience you’ll be prepared for employment with a competitive edge.
  • A dedicated impartial careers advice team to help you on your future path
  • Our wide range of courses means that we can offer the right paths to get you where you need to be
  • Our Hub campus is right in the heart of the town centre meaning you can find your way to us easily
  • Outstanding student support throughout your studies with us.

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We're proud to be able to offer Dual Career Accreditation via the Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme. This is a Sport England funded partnership between athletes, education institutions, and national governing bodies of sport.

The Scheme helps athletes in education – aged 16-plus – to get the very best from their sporting and academic careers without having to choose between the two.

Click here to find out more about TASS

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Telephone: 0800 358 7575
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Want to apply for this course?

You'll need to have:

There are no formal entry requirements although students need to be aware of the written assessment element of the course and be at least 18 years of age.


For equivalent qualifications see our Entry Requirements Explained page.


GCSE Grades are changing from 2017. Need to know more? Click here for information.

Application & Enrolment

To apply for this course, please complete our online application form or download a printable form.

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