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Short courses

Introduction to Counselling Skills


Course overview

This course introduces you to counselling and communication skills. It includes basic questioning and listening skills and outlines how these abilities can be used in training for counselling.

Summer University 2019 has now finished. We will be running a range of short courses as part of Winter University in January 2020. Our Winter University 2020 brochure will be available in November - please register your details here if you would like to receive a brochure when it is available.

Where you study

Middlesbrough campus

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Course details

What you study

Indicative content

What counselling is
How it relates to other disciplines
What counselling skills are
How and where counselling skills can be used
The interpersonal skills that a counsellor can use
What sort of problems a counsellor might treat

How you are assessed

In-course assessment


Entry requirements

Entry requirements

No formal entry requirements needed



2019 entry

  • Length: Credits: 10, Level: 4, Fees: £50.00
  • Admission enquiries: 01642 342291