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Counselling CertificateBristol, University of the West of England

Department of Health And Social Sciences

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Counselling Certificate: This course is designed for people who work in a setting which involves offering help, support, or guidance to others; people working in education, the National Health Service, voluntary agencies, social services, government schemes or in the private sector find the course provides invaluable skills and knowledge; counselling skills are introduced through student-centred and experiential methods of learning; students consider a wide variety of counselling-related subjects; this includes looking at different models of counselling, learning what it is like to be a client, being clear what a client-counsellor contract is about, developing self-awareness, developing a clear understanding of when counselling is and is not appropriate, safe and ethical use of counselling skills, and being aware of some of the limitations of counselling.


Modules include: Peer support; introduction to counselling; person-centred and gestalt approaches to counselling; group work; practical work; key issues; reading.

Course dates & prices

Starting Length Days you attend Details Where Class size Price

Sep 2015

1 calendar years

Part-time evening No application date provided Bristol,
BS16 1QY
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*More info: £2000 overall cost

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Additional entry requirements

No formal requirements are necessary, however students must be working in a paid or voluntary setting in which counselling skills can be used. Applicants must complete an online or written application and, if short-listed, take part in an interview process.


Postgraduate Qualification (Certificate)

Awarding body

Bristol, University of the West of England

Subject areas

Counselling Skills (Specialist)


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