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  • Start date:   August 2023
  • Level of Qualification:   SCQF Level 8
  • Course Type:   Part-time (Evenings)


This course is intended for a wide variety of people who wish to know more about counselling skills and approaches. 


Start date: August 2023
Day of week: Tuesday – some Saturday attendance required
Time: 6pm– 9pm
Duration: 35 weeks
Cost: £900 (PFG funding available)

(Please note: the Thursday course will still be going ahead as planned, the Tuesday course will run separately to this) 

  • First Aid

    What the course includes

    Students will learn:

    • About counselling skills and approaches
    • How to apply these skills either within the workplace or for the development of self-awareness and personal growth

Why choose this course?

This is an accredited counselling course which on completion can enhance employment opportunities and open up possible further study options. 

Entry Requirements

  • Intro to Counselling - other counselling qualifications may be considered but you should speak to our Student Advice Team before enrolling
  • It is essential you are able to support others

If English is not your first language, ESOL Level 5 is an entry requirement for this course.

  • Where it leads

    • Diploma in counselling

    • Enhanced employment opportunities

    Please note this course is to prepare you for a career in health and social care

Interview Arrangements

There is no interview required for this course

Fees, Finance and Funding

Click here to find out more about funding for this course

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