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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.

Course now full.

This course will be running as part of our Summer University programme of short courses. You can register your details here if you would like to receive a Summer University course brochure when it becomes available in April 2020.

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



2020 entry

  • Length: Credits: 10, Level: 4, Fees: £50.00
  • Enrolment date: Course full