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Course Title:

Counselling for Beginners

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Course Description:

On this course you will find out what counselling means and explore the six core conditions of counselling. You’ll learn why setting boundaries and the need for confidentiality are important as well as gaining new skills in active listening and how to use open questions.

This course is beneficial for those who are hoping to work in counselling.

How will the course be delivered?

The course will be delivered on a residential basis, over two days and one night.The course will include a blend of classroom based activities and some individual work alone.

Entry requirements:

Northern College starts where you are, building on your life skills and experience. You don’t need a formal qualification to begin your studies with us.  However, if this is your first course at Northern College, you will be contacted by our Student Services team to ensure the course is right for you.

What could this course lead to?

This course can also help you to progress on to other short courses including around health and wellbeing, or is a great starting point for those looking to go on to a Level 2 or Level 3 qualification in healthcare professions. This course can also lead to other accredited courses in counselling.

Funding Support Statement:

You may be eligible to study for free if you are unemployed, on certain benefits, or earn £17,004 a year or less.  We can confirm when you apply or contact our Student Support Services team to learn more.


Need more Information?

You can find out more about Northern College and the courses on offer at one of our Virtual Open Events

Tuition Fee: £50*

* Please note the fee displayed is for the tuition fee only. If you are staying overnight at the college and you are not eligible for residential funding, there will be an additional charge to cover bed, breakfast and evening meal.
* Please confirm with The College Registry as fees can change and also with regards to your circumstances (unless otherwise stated).

email : mis at northern dot ac dot uk
Tel : 01226 776000