Advanced Counselling Certificate

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Important information

  • Course
  • Distance learning
  • Bangalore
  • 110 hours of study
Description

Unit 1 - Models of Therapy Unit 2 - Types of Therapy Unit 3 - Working as a counsellor Unit 4 - Being assertive Unit 5 - Ethics and Dilemmas Unit 6 - Crisis work.
Suitable for: The Advanced Counselling course is a great starting point for a career as a Counsellor.

Important information Venues

Where and when

Starts Location
On request
Bangalore
HM Symphony, Kasavanahalli Road, Bangalore, 560035, Karnataka, India
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Frequent Asked Questions

· Requirements

Students wishing to enrol on the Advanced Counselling course must have a minimum of a Professional Diploma in Counselling or Psychotherapy, or have completed a 10 day Introduction to Counselling course.

Course programme

Advanced Counselling
NCFE & EDL Certificate
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A distance learning course is the ideal way to gain a Professional Certificate in Advanced Counselling. Whether you're looking to go on to further education, improve your job prospects or expand your knowledge, distance learning Professional Certificate in Advanced Counselling is a flexible and convenient course, which allows you to comprehensively prepare for an exam or career through home study. What's more, because the distance learning Professional Certificate in Advanced Counselling course is a fully comprehensive course, no prior knowledge is required.

Counselling is a complex skill requiring a sound knowledge base and excellent communication and interpersonal skills. As a counsellor you will meet clients presenting with a wide range of problems and of varying severity; it is vital therefore that you understand not only how to work with these issues, but also the factors that lead to these issues developing.

Advanced Counselling provides an in-depth look into the different models and types of therapy, and the skills you will need in order to help you work with clients effectively. The course explores development and attachment theories, communication skills (such as empathy, clarification and challenge, goal setting, and listening) as well as values and anti-oppressive practice. The course also addresses the current issues surrounding regulation of the profession and how this will affect trainee and qualified Counsellors, as well as information regarding setting up your own practice.

COURSE OBJECTIVES
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After studying this course, students will be able to:

Demonstrate their understanding of development and attachment
Understand the treatment models used in counselling
Demonstrate their ability to apply theory to their practical work with clients
Identify issues of setting up a private practice
Understand the purpose of regulation
Discuss the importance of communication and barriers to communication
Demonstrate their understanding of appearing as a professional expert / witness in court

COURSE KEY TOPICS
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Unit 1 - Models of Therapy
Unit 2 - Types of Therapy
Unit 3 - Working as a counsellor
Unit 4 - Being assertive
Unit 5 - Ethics and Dilemmas
Unit 6 - Crisis work

HOME STUDY SUPPORT
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You will be provided with comprehensive materials designed to provide you with everything required to complete your course of study. You will have your own personal tutor helping you with your course work and with any questions you may have. Plus you can contact our Student Advisors by email or phone for all the practical advice you may need – so we really are with you 100%.

What's more, you'll have access to the online student portal, where you can interact with other students, browse our resource library and manage your account.

COURSE ASSESSMENT
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This course is marked through a process of continuous assessment guided by your tutor following NCFE guidelines. This means that your qualification will be awarded according to your performance on assessments rather than by taking an exam.

We send the full course out with the units listed above, you then read through the course in your own time and complete the assignments which you send to your tutor for marking. There is no word count for these assignments. However, one sentence answers will be rejected and you will have to re-submit it for marking.

Upon verification of the activities, exercises and assignments, you will be awarded your Award by NCFE & EDL as confirmation that your written work has met all of the learning outcomes and assessment criteria for the programme.

COURSE DURATION
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We recommend you spend approximately 110 hours of your time studying for the Advanced Counselling course. The pace of study is completely up to you. To give an example, if you dedicate 2 hours a week to the course it would take you a year to complete but if you could spare 4 hours a week you could complete it in six months.

Get started today, and you can earn your Professional Certificate in Advanced Counselling in as little as six months, or take up to a year, if you prefer – the choice is yours.

HOME STUDY ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
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Students wishing to enrol on the Advanced Counselling course must have a minimum of a Professional Diploma in Counselling or Psychotherapy, or have completed a 10 day Introduction to Counselling course.

You have the freedom to start the course at any time and continue your studies at your own pace for a period of up to 12 months from initial registration with full tutor support.

COURSE FEES
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Our aim is to provide you with the best deal available, therefore the registration fee, certification fee and full tutor support is included in the course price for you. The enrolment fee for the Professional Certificate in Advanced Counselling home study course is Rs. 34,548, though for a limited time we are offering you the opportunity to pay only Rs. 27,638 which is a 20% discount if you enrol online and pay in full.

You can also avail a 10% discount if you opt to pay in 50/50. You can enrol online today by paying a deposit of Rs. 15,546 and one payment of Rs. 15,546 next month.

You can also opt for our Easy Payment Plan and enrol online today by paying a deposit of Rs. 13,819 and then 4 equal payments of Rs. 5,182 per month. The first instalment is paid about a month after you receive your course.

COURSE QUALIFICATION
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NCFE Level 4 Advanced Counselling Certificate
EDL Professional Certificate in Advanced Counselling

This is a dual certification course. Successful Learners will be awarded an international qualification from NCFE and a professional Certificate from your college EDL. Fees for both are included in the course fee.

A Professional Certificate in Advanced Counselling will improve your career opportunities, job prospects and provide a foundation for further education not only in India but in the US, Australia the UK and the rest of Europe.

Accreditation by NCFE is a guarantee of quality. It means that this learning programme has been scrutinised and approved by experienced educational professionals and is quality assured by NCFE and EDL

About NCFE
More than 150 years of Vocational Awarding, NCFE can trace their record of working with colleges and other providers back to their founding organisation...

NCFE is recognised as an awarding body by the qualification regulators ('regulators') for England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The regulators are the Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulator (Ofqual) in England, the Department for Children, Education, Lifelong Learning and Skills (DCELLS) in Wales and the Council for Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment (CCEA) in Northern Ireland.

POSSIBLE CAREER PATHS
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Counsellor
As a counsellor, you would give people time, attention and a safe, confidential environment to help them explore their feelings. People can seek counselling formany reasons, including relationship difficulties, bereavement, or wanting to improve the way they deal with everyday life. It would not be your job to advise your clients what to do, but instead youwould encourage them to look at their options and find their own solutions for positive change. You would tend to useone particular theoretical approach to counselling, such as person-centred, humanistic or psychodynamic. You might work with clients with a wide range of issues, or specialise in an area such as eating disorders or addiction. Your work would involve: building a relationship of trust and respect with clients agreeing on a 'counselling contract' to establish what will be covered in sessions encouraging clients to talk about the feelings that have made them seek counselling actively listen, asking questions and clarifying your understanding of the client's situation empathising with the client's issues, but challenging them when necessary helping clients to see things more clearly or from different perspectives accepting without bias issues that might be raised referring clients to other sources of help if appropriate attending regularsessions with your counselling supervisor keeping confidential records. In most cases you wouldcounsel clientsface-to-face on a one-to-one basis, but you could also work with couples, families or groups, or counsel people over the

WHAT’S INCLUDED
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Your course fee covers everything you will need to successfully complete the Professional Certificate in Advanced Counselling home study course and earn your Certificate:

1. All textbooks, study folders, and/or online learning aids designed for distance learning.
2. A full range of student services, including:
Tutor marked assessments (TMAs)
Access to the online student portal (Student Chat, Forums and Online Support Resources)
Comprehensive Study Guide & Study Plan
Guide to Effective Study Techniques
How to approach exams without fear
3. An NCFE Quality Assured Certificate upon course completion.
4. An EDL Professional Certificate upon course completion.
5. One year educational support by e-mail, post, or fax.
6. Free postage and packaging

FURTHER COURSE INFORMATION
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If your course is being delivered online, please ensure you meet the minimum requirements below.

For Windows:
Windows 98, 2000, XP, Vista, Windows 7 - Acrobat Reader 4.0 and above

For Macintosh:
Mac OS X, Mac OS 9.2 - Acrobat Reader 4.0 and above

From time to time we may enrol our students with our partner sites; this is dependent on the number of students enrolling on a particular course and course material availability. If this happens, nothing changes for you other than the name of the college administering your course. We will continue to be your point of contact; you will get the exact same course you have enrolled on with the same high level of quality content and support.

WHAT TO DO NOW?
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Step One: It's simple - all you need to do now is choose whether you want to pay in instalments or in full and then click on the relevant enrolment button at the top of this page.

Step Two: Once you have selected your payment option to enrol you will be redirected (this can take a few seconds) to our PayPal payment page for you to select your payment method and complete your enrolment.

Step Three: Within 10 days your enrolment papers and course materials will be with you. A tutor and a dedicated support advisor will also be allocated to you.

That's it..... Thanks and wishing you the best of luck with your studies.

Additional information

Comments:

Our aim is to provide you with the best deal available, therefore the registration fee, certification fee and full tutor support is included in the course price for you. The enrolment fee for the Professional Award in Advanced Counselling home study course is Rs. 34,548, though for a limited time we are offering you the opportunity to pay only Rs. 27,638 which is a 20% discount if you enrol online and pay in full.


Work placements:

Counsellor


Contact person: Student Support Team

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