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.

Therapeutic Counselling Level 4

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.

Therapeutic Counselling Level 4

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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