Advanced Certificate in Counselling

Start Your Dream Career Empowering People with Advanced Skills in Counselling

Are you drawn to the art of counselling and the profound impact it can have on individuals' lives? Do you feel a calling to help others navigate their emotional and psychological challenges? Are you seeking a comprehensive course to equip you with advanced counselling techniques and skills? If you nod in agreement to these questions, then the Advanced Certificate in Counselling is designed to turn your passion into professional expertise.

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Self-paced. Approximately 700 hours to complete the course, which has seven key modules made up of 55 lessons.
Flexible, online, self-paced learning with dedicated mentor support.

Course Overview

Course Modules

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Career Outcomes

This course may be of interest to people working or aspiring to work in or as:

  • Counselling
  • Psychotherapy
  • Health professions
  • Caring roles
  • Human Resources

Course Fees Include

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Student Support

You’ll be fully supported with access to an allocated student support advisor, mentor and course consultants, who are available 5 days per week.


Assessments are an important part of your study journey as they help ensure you stay on track and meet the learning objectives of each lesson before moving on to the next. They also help your student support advisor and mentors identify where any further support may be required so that you get the most out of your course. You will learn via various methods; a combination of reading, undertaking research and watching videos. Assessments might include case studies, quizzes, and written assessments.


Upon completing the course, you will receive a Statement of Attainment for each certificate completed and a Certificate of Completion.

About The Course

Become a Beacon of Hope: Start a Rewarding Career in Counselling with Advanced Skills

Are you drawn to understanding the depths of human relationships? Do you find yourself naturally listening and providing comfort to others? Are you keen on equipping yourself with advanced skills to professionally support individuals through their challenging experiences? If your goal is to make a significant impact through counselling, then the Advanced Certificate in Counselling is the perfect choice for you.

This comprehensive course will take you through a journey of mastering counselling skills. Module 1, Counselling Skills I, you'll learn about bonding, reflection and interview techniques. Module 2,Counselling Skills II, delves deeper with crisis management and problem-solving for various emotional states like aggression and grief. In Module 3, you'll explore various Counselling Techniques, from psychoanalytic psychotherapy to cognitive behavioural therapy. Professional Practice in Counselling, covered in Module 4, prepares you for real-world challenges with ethics and confidentiality guidelines. Crisis Counselling, Module 5, equips you with skills for effective crisis intervention. Module 6 offers an insightful exploration into Grief Counselling, which is vital for handling sensitive situations with empathy and expertise. Finally, Module 7 provides a solid grounding in Psychology and Counselling, ensuring a well-rounded understanding of individual and group behaviours.

Embarking on this course opens numerous career opportunities. You can explore roles in counselling, psychotherapy, health professions, caring roles and human resources. These career paths are not just professions; they are opportunities to make a lasting difference in people's lives. Ready to embark on a fulfilling journey to empower and support others? Enquire now and start your path to becoming a skilled counselling professional. Your journey to a rewarding career starts here!