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  • Start date:   March 2019
  • Level of Qualification:   SCQF Level 4


Students will be introduced to basic concepts in counselling and will gain an awareness of basic practical counselling skills within a Person-Centred counselling model.


Start Date:  27/08/19, 03/12/19,17/03/20
Days of Week:  Tuesday 
Time:  6.00-9.00pm
Duration:   12 weeks
Cost: £125

You can download an enrolment form here

You can read more about the enrolment process here

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    What the course includes

    This course will teach students basic practical counselling needs.

Why choose this course?

This course is suited to those interested in self-development and progression.

Entry Requirements

  • An interest in counselling.
  • Where it leads


    • COSCA


    • Enhanced employment opportunities

Interview Arrangements

There is no interview required for this course.

Fees, Finance and Funding


ITA update:

Individual Training Account funding has now been closed to new Applicants as of 7th December 2018. Applicants should be able to apply again from April 2019, subject to Skills Development Scotland making new funds available. For more information on ITA and the rules and regulations surrounding them please visit


What options do I have for paying my course fees?

West Lothian College accept payment in full for all part time courses by Cash, Card, Bank Transfer or Cheque.


In response to the unforeseen withdrawal of ITA funding, West Lothian College have put in place an option for students to pay their course fees by instalments. This can be discussed with our Student Advice team at the time of your enrolment, and they will explain all the options and terms and conditions to you.


If you have any further questions or queries please contact Student Advice by email on

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