Counselling & Psychotherapy - Foundational Skills & Competence

Griffith College Dublin


Course Name Counselling & Psychotherapy - Foundational Skills & Competence
Course Provider Griffith College Dublin
Course Code 113250 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Lifelong Learning
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Minor Certificate (Level 6 NFQ)  More info.. Minor QQI Level 6 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Evening, Daytime, Weekend, Blended
Location (Districts) South Circular Road
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Intake Dates
We run two intakes for this course commencing in Spring and Autumn.

October 2022*
February 2023*

*subject to sufficient numbers.
Application Date How to Apply
To apply, please complete the application form and upload copies of the relevant documentation.
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Duration 10 weeks part-time/blended.

This course is scheduled to commence on Monday, the 10th of October 2022 at Griffith College Dublin Main Campus, and will run over 10 weeks (10 Mondays and 4 Saturdays).

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This course will run from 6.00pm to 9.00pm on Mondays and 9:30am to 4:30pm on Saturdays*, course dates outlined below.

Year 2022:
Oct: 10, 17, 22*, 24
Nov: 07, 12*, 14, 21, 26*, 28
Dec: 05, 10*, 12, 19
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Entry Requirements The knowledge, skills, and competence required to successfully participate in and complete the Programme are outlined below:

- All applicants must be over 18 years of age.

- Applicants will be required to have basic IT literacy, skills, and competence,

- For non-native speakers of English, a C score in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFRL) or an equivalent IELTS score of 6.0 is required.
Course Content

Learn fundamental skills and competencies in counselling & psychotherapy practice.

The certificate is an ideal introduction to the world of counselling and psychotherapy, offering participants the opportunity to explore this growing prof...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Participants take two modules to complete this programme.

Theoretical Perspectives in Counselling & Psychotherapy (10 ECTS)
The aim of this module is to introduce a range of theories central to counselling and psychotherapy placing them in their ...

Careers or Further Progression

Graduates of the Certificate in Counselling and Psychotherapeutic Skills and Practice course are eligible to advance to progress to any of the Level 8 BA (Hons) programmes in the field of:

Counselling Skills & Psychotherapy Studies,

Further Enquiries Tel: +353 1 415 0400
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