Course Description

Certificate in Counselling and Psychotherapeutic Skills and Practices

Griffith College Dublin (GCD)

Delivered by the Irish College of Humanities & Applied Sciences (ICHAS), the Certificate in Counselling and Psychotherapeutic Skills and Practice is a foundation-level counselling skills course. It serves as an excellent introduction to the area of counselling, and teaches general counselling skills that will benefit people in both their personal and professional lives, particularly those who work with the public regularly.

This part-time Certificate in Counselling Skills and Practice is designed for (a) those who have little or no professional experience but wish to extend their knowledge of interpersonal and counselling skills prior to undertaking more advanced educational training in counselling at Degree level and (b) healthcare professionals, teachers, social workers, managers, customer services, sports coaches and others who wish to increase their interpersonal counselling skills and apply them within their personal or professional daily lives.

This course is delivered by Irish College of Humanities & Applied Sciences (ICHAS) which will take place in Griffith College Dublin.  Participants will receive a single subject award on successful completion of assignments.

College Name Griffith College Dublin (GCD)
Course Category Counselling & Psychotherapy, Health Care
Course Type Classroom Based
Course Qualification Level 1 Certificate
Course Location Ireland
Location Postcode Dublin 8
Course Fee Part-Time: EUR 845
Course Duration 10 Weeks
Course Times One evening per week from 6.00pm to 10.00pm
Awarding Body QQI
Title of Awarding Certificate
Entry Requirements Open entry to participants who have an interest in studying the field of Counselling.
Career Path The programme is intended as a foundation level introduction to counselling skills and practice. Most people will benefit from the insight and development of the key skills covered by this course, which can be applied both personally and professionally. Those who successfully complete the Certificate in Counselling and Psychotherapeutic Skills & Practice may apply to progress to any of the Level 7 BA programmes in the field of Counselling Skills & Psychotherapy Studies, Counselling Skills & Addiction Studies or Counselling Skills and Youth Studies within ICHAS.
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