College of Management and IT (CMIT)Certificate in Counselling

Certificate in Counselling

on request
9 Months
Online Courses - Distance Learning
Start date: Continuous Intake

Course description

Course Details

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.

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