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Counselling – Introduction – UXPKAF02

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“Listening is such a simple act. It requires us to be present, and that takes practice, but we don’t have to do anything else. We don’t have to advise, or coach, or sound-wise.  We just have to be willing to sit there and listen.”  Margaret Wheatley
Start Date Thu 12 Nov 2020
Weeks 5
Time 18:00 - 21:00
CampusAireville Campus
Fee £60 *


Before you make a commitment to a more intensive course, come and explore the four key areas, listening skills, theory, equality and diversity and personal discovery. This will give you a taste of Counselling Skills Level 2 and 3.

Over the four weeks, you will be able to journey through some of the basic skills, where the core concepts originate, the practice and the self-development that runs through all counselling skills and counselling training. Your tutor will bring in a variety of textbooks that may be of interest to you if you are wanting to progress to Counselling Skills Level 2 or 3.

This course does not qualify you to use counselling skills or provide therapeutic counselling for others.

Equipment Info

Please bring pen & paper. Other materials will be provided. 


  • Explore the Basics of Good Listening
  • Get a Flavour of The Origins of Counselling
  • Participate in Creative Activities to Explore Self
  • Find out where this Course Leads to
  • What is Involved in Undertaking Counselling Skills Level 2 & 3
  • How to Progress from Level 3 to Counselling Training


  • Counselling Skills Level 2
  • Counselling Skills Level 3


* Fee remission may be available for this course, visit Fees and Funding for further information