Capital City College Group

Degree level: Undergraduate

Counselling

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Course summary

If you are already working in a diverse range of occupational groups within the helping professions, this course will help you develop and enhance your professional counselling skills and obtain a professional qualification in counselling. Applicants are also welcome from education, health service, and social services. The programme meets the training requirements of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP). Successful candidates will be qualified as counsellors. This is a full-time course with attendance on the taught aspects of the programme on one day per week over two years and aims to provide you with an in-depth understanding of counselling work in a way that will enable you to: work formally as a counsellor, offering a professional service to clients within your work setting develop and enhance workplace competencies and skills through the encouragement of critical reflection and analysis of practice develop practical skills and techniques in counselling undertake subsequent professional development within the counselling area, subject to further interview, including a BA (Hons) Top-Up in Counselling You will also be required to complete 40 hours of personal counselling, whilst in training. Applicants will normally be mature students, or be able to demonstrate emotional maturity, and must have completed a 90 hour introductory course in counselling skills or a short course equivalent. The admission of a mature student is based on the programme team’s expectations that you will be able to cope with the objectives of the programme, and counselling must form a substantial part of your current work. Evidence will include academic qualifications and relevant work experience. Year 1 Study Skills Introduction to Theory and Client Work Person Centred Counselling Skills Human Development Professional Counselling Skills Year 2 Further Humanist Theory Professional Issues Counselling in the Community Contrasting Orientations Advanced Counselling

Course details

Modules

Year 1 • Study Skills • Introduction to Theory and Client Work • Person Centred Counselling Skills • Human Development • Professional Counselling Skills Year 2 • Further Humanist Theory • Professional issues • Counselling in the Community • Contrasting Orientations • Advanced Counselling

Assessment method

Assessment is by coursework


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
B941
Institution code:
W52
Campus name:
Tottenham Centre
Campus code:
T

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

You will need: Counselling Skills - Level 3 Diploma or three years of related work experience A counselling placement of at least 2 hours per week, totalling to 50 hours per year of the course All applicants must have an initial assessment and interview to confirm that the course is suitable for them.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://www.conel.ac.uk/course-detail/fda-counselling/12666/


Unistats information

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Student satisfaction
55%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
55%
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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £5787 Year 1
International £5787 Year 1
England £5787 Year 1
Northern Ireland £5787 Year 1
Scotland £5787 Year 1
Wales £5787 Year 1
Channel Islands £5787 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £5787 Year 1

Additional fee information

In addition to your tuition fees, there may be additional costs associated with your programme such as ad hoc day trips/excursions e.g. visits to employers or exhibitions. You may incur additional travel costs and on some occasions, entrance fees.
Counselling at Capital City College Group - UCAS