East Sussex College has opted into the TEF and received a Bronze award.
You are trained to use person-centred counselling skills and attitudes to form and maintain effective counselling relationships. This course develops the skills of reﬂection and reﬂexivity in relation to counselling practice, together with the opportunity to analyse the social context of counselling practice. The course develops the skills of reflection and reflexivity in relation to their counselling practice, together with the opportunity to analyse the social context of counselling practice including the family, difference and diversity, culture, politics, religion and language within contemporary society. The course is accredited by the British Association for Counsellors and Psychotherapists [BACP] ethical framework to counselling practice and supports students with how to use supervision effectively, to research effectively and develop research knowledge and skills. You will discuss mental health issues in relation to counselling and examine the implications of working as a counsellor across a range of work settings. WHAT WILL YOU STUDY? The course is based on the person-centered philosophy and therapy of Carl Rogers. All course tutors are qualiﬁed and experienced person-centred counsellors. The skills and professional attitudes of counselling are developed through group work, seminars, creative workshops, tutored discussions and lectures. WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR? The course is for those who can demonstrate an empathy and understanding of life experiences and knowledge of person-centred beliefs and attitudes and wish to become a person-centred counsellor. WHAT CAN YOU DO AFTER THIS COURSE? As a qualiﬁed Counsellor, you can work in a wide range of services including abuse services, primary care counselling, services for young people, mental health services and careers services as well as in private practice. Qualiﬁcation enable you to work towards professional accreditation and pursue higher education in counselling related ﬁelds. Graduates may progress to the one year Top-up Degree at Sussex Downs College, to gain a full BSc Honours Degree.
Your progress and development are monitored through tutor, peer and self-assessment and specific written assignments. You will complete 100 hours of placement work and receive 25 hours of supervision for this work. You will also engage in 40 hours of personal therapy in the life of the course.
Qualified teacher status (QTS)
To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:
- Course does not award QTS
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
You will need the minimum; of 60 hours counselling skills at a minimum of Level 2. Either GCSE English, or equivalent literacy to demonstrate your ability to work at a higher level
There is no data available for this course. For further information visit the Discover Uni website.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£7500||Year 1|