This is a short 30 hour introduction to counselling skills. Its purpose is to help students;
Counselling skills are communication and listening skills useful in any situation where communication is necessary and perhaps difficult. The course focuses on practical skills acquisition, and also intorduces the man ethical and practice issues of embedded counselling. It is available at many college campuses, usually in the evening.
The course begins at different times of the year to facilitate all students. It acts as an access to the remainder of the counselling training programme and is recommended to those who want to progress to counselling training. It is a taster course to determine if counselling training is appropriate and desirable.
The college counselling courses are among the best known in South Wales and South West Wales.
Please check on the CPCAB website for more details about this course.
Counselling skills qualifications are valued by employers in the caring professions and voluntary organisations. Many students complete this course to acquire the skills for other professions, while some will also want to progress to the Foundation Degree or BA in Counselling, a professional training course in counselling. Others will progress to degrees, social work training and social care courses and use this course in part to support their application to those courses. Further counselling skills training for those who do not want to be a counsellor are planned at levels 2 and 3.
Continual Assessment - No exam. There are three assessment methods; documents; tutor observation and feedback or testimony from others.
An interest in counselling. Students who are considered very vulnerable may be asked to defer entry. Please note there is a limit of 18 students per group.
|Aberystwyth Campus||Llanbadarn Fawr,
|Cardigan Campus||Maes y Parc,