Counselling Skills and Theory

  • £700 + VAT.
    Please note, this course has a fee and is subject to cancellation terms and conditions.

  • 20 weeks, Wednesday 5.30 pm – 8.30 pm

This course is aimed at those wishing to further develop their counselling skills. It is also a natural progression from the Basic Approaches to Counselling Skills.

The course will cover the following topic areas:

  • Ethical frameworks
  • Values and beliefs
  • Confidentiality and contracting
  • Advanced empathy skills
  • Goal setting and self disclosure

You will be assessed in a variety of ways including:

  • Skills practice and observation
  • Assignments
  • Reflective accounts
  • Journals
  • Filmed observation
  • Skills assessment

You will be required to produce a portfolio of work.

Successful completion of the Level 2 Basic Approaches in Counselling Skills.

You will need a good general education at Level 2 as a minimum, together with additional qualifications to show an aptitude to undertake the completion of Level 3 assignments.

Successful completion of the Level 3 in Counselling Skills & Theory can provide CPD for employees and volunteers working in the care sector.

It can also provide a progression route by enabling successful candidates to apply for the Foundation Degree in Person Centred Counselling.

The course will cover the following topic areas:

  • Ethical frameworks
  • Values and beliefs
  • Confidentiality and contracting
  • Advanced empathy skills
  • Goal setting and self disclosure

You will be assessed in a variety of ways including:

  • Skills practice and observation
  • Assignments
  • Reflective accounts
  • Journals
  • Filmed observation
  • Skills assessment

You will be required to produce a portfolio of work.

Successful completion of the Level 2 Basic Approaches in Counselling Skills.

You will need a good general education at Level 2 as a minimum, together with additional qualifications to show an aptitude to undertake the completion of Level 3 assignments.

Successful completion of the Level 3 in Counselling Skills & Theory can provide CPD for employees and volunteers working in the care sector.

It can also provide a progression route by enabling successful candidates to apply for the Foundation Degree in Person Centred Counselling.

Queens Road South, Bridgend Industrial Estate, Bridgend

Queens Road Campus is situated on Bridgend Industrial Estate and supports many of our class-based Higher Education (HE) courses as well as being home to our Work-Based Learning team and Engage Training, the commercial training arm of Bridgend College.

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