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Counselling Course


Counselling Course Diploma of achievement in Counselling Level 3. Additional CPD Accredited Counselling Certificate with 70 CPD points available without extra study. The course comes with easy to understand e-learning study materials. Whether working on your existing skills or considering a change of direction, this exclusive Counselling Course could help you achieve your career goals. Enjoy the freedom to study in your own time at a pace that suits your lifestyle, as you explore the art of effective counselling . This exclusive distance learning program provides a detailed introduction to the field of professional counselling , while discussing the skills, knowledge and characteristics needed to succeed in the field. Course content provides a step by step overview of the counselling process, the importance of communication as a counsellor and helpful guidelines for improving your interpersonal skills. Anger management, stress management and negotiation skills are also discussed in-depth, along with the role emotional intelligence (EQ) plays in counselling .

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Course Syllabus

This Course Consists of the following units:

Unit 1 – An Introduction to Counselling

This module covers the following topics:

  • Counselling is a Profession
  • The Primary Goals of Counselling
  • What’s the Difference between Counselling and Guidance?
  • Counselling Concepts
  • The Qualities, Capabilities and Characteristics of the Counsellor
  • The Counselling Process – How Does it Work?
  • Common Counselling Myths and Untruths
  • When Should an Individual Seek Counselling?

Unit 2 – The Counselling Process

This module covers the following topics:

  • The Five Stages of the Counselling Process
  • Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
  • The Counselling Process

Unit 3 – Coaching & Mentoring

This module covers the following key topics:

  • Coaching and Mentoring
  • Matching Mentors
  • Defining Coaching
  • Coaching Skills

Unit 4 – Counselling Based Communication Skills

This module covers the following key topics:

  • Communication Barriers
  • Active Listening Skills
  • Questioning Skills

Unit 5 – Understanding Body Language

This module covers the following topics:

  • Understanding Body Language
  • Understanding Facial Expressions
  • Creating Relationships

Unit 6 – Developing Listening Skills

This module covers the following topics:

  • The Basics of Active Listening
  • Understanding the Communication Process

Unit 7 – Stress Management

This module covers the following Key topics:

  • Understanding Stress
  • Strategies to Manage stress
  • Time Management

Course Benefits:

  • Full Tutor Support
  • Self paced, no fixed schedules
  • Available to students anywhere in the world
  • 24/7 Access to the LMS ( Learning Management System )
  • Easy to understand quality e-learning study materials.

Course Material

All course materials are included in the course price. All your study material will be available on our learning management system for which you will get access once you are enrolled. The material can be downloaded and printed as well.

Our distance learning course materials are specially written for home study and contain a wealth of knowledge in easy to understand language. We use variety of media to help you learn. Your course may use any of the following different media which you can use from home or where ever you choose to study:

  • Online course materials
  • Question papers
  • Additional Supporting Material
  • Useful Links

Course assessment

You will be continually assessed throughout the course. Your assignment will be marked by your tutor and independently moderated. The feedback on your assignment will then be sent to you. On receipt of this, you may wish to contact your tutor to discuss the feedback.

Tutor Support

When you enrol on a course with CPD courses you are allocated your personal tutor. Tutor’s help and support will be available throughout your studies with the college. He/she will assess your work and will provide you with regular feedback on your progress.