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Introductory Certificate in Counselling

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Course description

The Introductory Certificate in Counselling focuses on developing counselling skills by providing a solid foundation in the key aspects of the discipline. It introduces students to counselling theories and practice as well as to the ethical and professional context of counselling in the UK. The Introductory Certificate in Counselling awards 20 credits at Level 4.  It lasts one semester (thirteen weeks).

The programme is suitable for a wide range of students:

  • Students who wish to develop counselling skills and theoretical understanding to enhance existing job roles;
  • Students who wish to progress to a core practitioner training in counselling such as the Foundation Degree in Integrative Counselling, MSc Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy Studies or the PGDip/MSc Integrative Counselling at Newman University.

**This course is subject to revalidation for September 2024**

Course delivery details

  • Introduces students to key approaches in the discipline.
  • Learning is experiential and practical as well as academic.
  • Regular opportunities to develop counselling and interpersonal skills.
  • First step towards a professional training in counselling.

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Birmingham Newman University
Genners Lane, Bartley Green
B32 3NT Birmingham

Birmingham Newman University

Founded in 1968, Birmingham Newman University is a community-focused institution based in Bartley Green, Birmingham. It has built strong partnerships with many local businesses, charities and schools, making it an ideal choice for students wishing to gain practical experience during...

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