Counselling Skills National Qualification Unit:Higher

What is special about this course?

The course begins by investigating the history and theoretical base of counselling and progresses onto learning and practising counselling skills. A personal journal is required to be kept throughout the course to identify personal developoment and self-awareness.

The unit is taught for 60 hours with an additional 20 hours home study.

Entry requirements

It is necessary to have achieved the unit: Introduction to Counselling.

Each area (theory, practical & personal learning) is covered during class time. Assessments are completed before progressing to the next stage. Video, demonstration and group work are also used in addition to lecturers and written materials.

How will I study my course?

  • Evening

Assessments are completed before progressing to the next stage.

  • Learning outcome 1 involves a written assessment
  • Learning outcome 2 involves a practical demonstration
  • Learning outcome 3 involves maintaining a personal journal throughout the course

Each area (theory, practical & personal learning) is covered during class time. Video, demonstration and group work are also used in addition to lecturers and written materials.

You will be required to supply a suitable notebook to use as a journal.


How long will my course last?


80 Hour

Where can I study my course?

Start date

Please contact your local centre for more information on start date.

Fees

For the latest information on fees please see our fees policy.

What can I do on completion of my course?

PDA Addiction Counselling or HNC Counselling.

Is there more information available online?

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Apply for Counselling Skills National Qualification Unit:Higher

To enrol, or for further information on this course, please contact your local Argyll College Centre

We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at Argyll College UHI. Argyll College operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of age, disability, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion and/or belief, sex, sexual orientation or socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.

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