Course overview

Introduction to Counselling City of Bristol College

A part-time, ten-week counselling course for adults in Bristol.

The course will enable you to identify and practice initial counselling skills and to understand the first steps in the theory of counselling.

Additional information

Who is it for?

The course is for people who want to improve their understanding of counselling skills.

It is a 30-hour course for adults aged 18 and over who have little or no prior knowledge or experience of counselling and want a taste of counselling concepts and methods.

This award does not provide students with a professional qualification to practice as a counsellor.

What you'll learn

This course covers a range of topics which are integrated into the programme. This includes basic counselling skills, reflective learning and the three main theoretical roots of counselling.

This course will enable you to identify and practice initial counselling skills and understand the first steps in counselling theory.

Entry requirements

You will need good communication skills including the ability to write at Level 2 standard.

To join this course, you will learn skills and theories which will reflect upon your own life. The work can feel personal and revealing so we look for someone who is reasonably emotionally robust.

How is the course delivered and assessed?

The course is delivered through experiential group work and classroom-based activities.

This course will be assessed through a written learning statement. You will also have a 10-minute practice skills assessment.

Future career and study opportunities

After completing this course, you may progress onto the AIM Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Skills or the Foundation Degree in Counselling.

Alternatively, you may opt to complete an apprenticeship or enter employment.

Blended learning

To keep our students and staff safe, we’re reducing the number of people in our buildings at one time.

To achieve this, most of our courses will include sessions taught at the college supported by online learning to help you reach your full potential.

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Fees and applications

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Introduction to Counselling Ashley Down Centre
Bristol
Course Code
FBP0626C01-2
Dates
10/09/2020 - 19/11/2020
Duration
10 weeks
Days
Thurs
Hours per week
3.00
Start Time
09:15
Location
Ashley Down Centre
Fee
This course costs £180. Please contact us to discuss your payment options.
Enquire
Introduction to Counselling Ashley Down Centre
Bristol
Course Code
FBP0626C01-3
Dates
09/09/2020 - 18/11/2020
Duration
10 weeks
Days
Weds
Hours per week
3.00
Start Time
09:30
Location
Ashley Down Centre
Fee
This course costs £180. Please contact us to discuss your payment options.
Enquire
Introduction to Counselling Ashley Down Centre
Bristol
Course Code
FBP0626C01-1
Dates
25/02/2021 - 13/05/2021
Duration
10 weeks
Days
Thurs
Hours per week
3.00
Start Time
09:15
Location
Ashley Down Centre
Fee
This course costs £180. Please contact us to discuss your payment options.
Enquire
Course Code Dates Duration Days Hours per week Start Time Location Fee
FBP0626C01-2 10/09/2020 - 19/11/2020 10 weeks Thurs 3.00 09:15 Ashley Down Centre
This course costs £180. Please contact us to discuss your payment options.
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FBP0626C01-3 09/09/2020 - 18/11/2020 10 weeks Weds 3.00 09:30 Ashley Down Centre
This course costs £180. Please contact us to discuss your payment options.
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FBP0626C01-1 25/02/2021 - 13/05/2021 10 weeks Thurs 3.00 09:15 Ashley Down Centre
This course costs £180. Please contact us to discuss your payment options.
Enquire