Counselling An Introduction, Part 2 SCQF Level 6

An introduction to the main theoretical models of counselling and the historical development of each.


Why take this course?

This National Qualification Unit will provide basic knowledge on the subject and provide you with a solid introduction to the field of counselling. The course will provide foundation skills for those considering further study in this area.

What you will experience

You will investigate the psychodynamic, humanistic and cognitive behavioural schools of counselling and the role of the counsellor in each.

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Key facts

Mode of study
Where you can study
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What you will need

Students will need to bring a completed questionnaire along to their first class.

Please contact the Student Advice Centre for more information.

What you need to know

Next steps




Please note that timetabling changes can often occur after the Part-time Course Guide is published, and as a result the printed version of the guide may not hold the most up-to-date information.

We therefore advise you that all start dates and times listed on the website are at all times accurate, and should be used as your main point of reference before booking your course.

Aberdeen City Campus

Starts Duration Day(s) Time Fees Code
6 February 2020 18 Weeks Thursday 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm £202.00
Paper bookings only

Paper bookings

If you would prefer to submit a paper booking form, please return it to us completed and signed.

Completed forms should be returned to the following freepost address:

The Student Information & Admissions Manager
North East Scotland College
Aberdeen City Campus

Should you have any problems with your application, please contact the Student Advice Centre:

Telephone: 01224 612330

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