This programme is designed for people who wish to gain an understanding of the role of a counsellor and the basic skills required to become a counsellor. No prior knowledge is required. Students receive a course manual, assignments and studyguide, plus tutor support. The course documentation for this ABC accredited course is detailed and easy to read.
Students receive a course manual, assignments and studyguide plus Tutor support. The course documentation for this ABC accredited course is detailed and easy to read.
Your Tutor will support you throughout the duration of the course. You complete the course by undertaking activities and assignments. You will receive the course manual, assignments and study guide plus tutor support. Our student support team are also available for any other queries that you may have whilst completing your course. You can be assured that unlimited support is available for your course, so there is no need to struggle or feel isolated during your studies.
Topics Covered in this Course
Unit 1: The basics of counselling
Unit 2: Types of counselling
Unit 3: New wave counselling
Unit 4: Traditional counselling styles
Unit 5: Listening skills
Unit 6: Negotiation
Unit 7: Mediation
Unit 8: Crisis Mediation
Unit 9: Grief and bereavement
Unit 10: Couples and relationships
Unit 11: Stress problems
Unit 12: Counselling for depression
Unit 13: Eating disorders
Unit 14: Alcohol problems
Unit 15: Child counselling
Unit 16: Substance abuse
Who should complete this course?
People considering a career in Counselling.
Parents, Teachers and Childcare workers.
People who wish to gain a professional, accredited qualification in Counselling and wish to study at their own pace, and in their own time.
Entry Requirements / Prerequisites
This course is assessed through a series of tutor marked assignments. There is no exam with this course.
At the end of this course, successful learners will receive a level 3 ABC Award certificate in Counselling. That means that it is independently accredited at a level of learning equivalent to level 3 on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) for England, Wales and Northern Ireland.