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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.

Starts Tuesday 21 January, Tuesdays for eight weeks, 6.00pm - 9.00pm.

You can apply for up to three Winter University courses on the same application form. If you wish to change your choice or add additional modules after you have submitted your application then please email us at to let us know.

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: Starts Tuesday 21 January, Tuesdays for eight weeks, 6.00pm - 9.00pm

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