If you are thinking of changing career or want to enhance your interpersonal skills, then this course may be for you. The Counselling Concepts Award is for students who wish to develop an understanding of counselling theory and a range of counselling skills. The course structure is a mixture of both theory and practical skills that are undertaken in a supportive atmosphere by the tutor and fellow students.
The course focuses on a person-centred approach to counselling with a brief introduction to two other theories. The course will equip you with listening and communication skills, which you can use in both the work environment and your personal life. You will have the opportunity to practice a range of counselling skills and understand the use of counselling in a professional context.
You will be assessed through a variety of methods including the successful completion of worksheets and assignments.
Successful completion of this course allows progression on to the Counselling Skills Certificate. Please note, due to the nature of the Level 3 course, we interview and assess each individual pre-entry to ensure resilience, character and suitability to study. However, if you do not intend on continuing your studies in counselling, this course also provides a valuable introduction to communication skills that are transferable in a range of careers and courses.
We have a team of staff dedicated to providing learning support if it is required and a welfare team that are on hand to offer guidance, support and help when needed. Additionally, eligible students can access a wide range of finance and funding support to help them during their time at college. For further information on student support please visit: www.wvr.ac.uk/college-life/student-support
There are no additional costs associated with this course.
There are no formal entry requirements to study this course, but you will need to demonstrate that you have the necessary ability and commitment to successfully complete the course. You will also require a good level of literacy and an enthusiasm for engaging in the session activities.