Counselling Skills - Introduction - Online

Institute of Technology Sligo


Course Name Counselling Skills - Introduction - Online
Course Provider Institute of Technology Sligo
Course Code 100537 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Lifelong Learning
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Special Purpose Certificate (Level 6 NFQ)  More info... Special Purpose Institute of Technology Sligo Level 6 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Online or Distance, Blended
Location (Districts) Ballinode
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Application Date Application Closing Date : 31st August 2021
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Duration 2 years online.
Course Fee Total Programme Fees: €1500
Fees per annum: €750
Per 10 credit module: €250
Per 5 credit module: €125

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Entry Requirements

Expand+We particularly welcome mature applicants and those who can demonstrate relevant prior learning, life experience, and/or practical understanding. The ethos of the course is humanistic, valuing the learner’s experience of themselves and the world, a...

Course Content

Expand+Course Summary
The aim of this programme is to develop learners’ knowledge and skills in the area of counselling, mental health and wellness, and personal development at a foundational level, such that they will be able to perform more effectively...

Subjects Taught Semester 1
Counselling Skills 1: Foundational Helping Skills 10
Introduction to Counselling Theories 05

Semester 2
Personal Development A: Mindfulness and Self Awareness 10
Introductory Psychology for Counselling 05

Semester 3
Counselling Skills 2: Foundational Action Oriented Skills 10
Mental Health & Wellness 05

Semester 4
Personal Development B: Group and personal process work 10
Professional Studies for Counselling 05
Number of Credits 60
Careers or Further Progression

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The knowledge and skills developed by graduates of this certificate course will be of value in roles in a range of areas including community development, disability, educational, family support, healthcare, lifelong learning, ol...

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