Course Description

Certificate in Essential Counselling Skills

Griffith College Dublin (GCD)

Delivered by the Irish College of Humanities & Applied Sciences (ICHAS), this Certificate programme is one single module from the first year of the BA in Counselling & Psychotherapy Studies.

The Certificate in Essential Counselling Skills has been specifically designed for those who want to develop key foundation level counselling skills The certificate is an ideal introduction to the world of counselling and psychotherapy, offering participants the opportunity to explore this growing profession in Ireland teaching general counselling skills that will benefit people in both their personal and professional 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 Dublin, Ireland
Location Postcode Dublin 8
Course Fee Part-Time: EUR 800
Course Duration 10 Weeks
Course Times One evening per week from 6.00pm to 9.00pm
Awarding Body QQI
Title of Awarding Certificate
Entry Requirements Open entry to participants over the age of 18 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 8 BA (Hons) 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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