Module 1: Counselling Skills I (100 hours)
This module is designed to give you an introduction into the role of a counsellor and how a counsellor facilitates a person’s resolution of issues, whilst respecting their values, personal resources, culture and capacity for choice.You will learn techniques to provide insight into a client’s feelings and behaviour to help the client adjust and change their behaviour if necessary. From the basic foundations, such as improving your listening and communications skills, to discovering ways to articulate and comment on a client’s issue from a professional perspective, this course covers a wide spectrum of counselling, which can be beneficial for many careers, for example, a nurse, youth leader, personal trainer or teacher.
Module 2: Counselling Skills II (100 hours)
This module is designed to hone your micro-skills. Micro-skills are the techniques, which counsellors use to help clients find solutions for dealing with their problems. This module also provides professional development for those already working in counselling, welfare, human resources management or care services. Delving deeper into specific problem-solving techniques, you will explore aggression, depression, grief and loss and suicide, and various methods to provide counsel in these situations.