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Introduction to Counselling (CPEP)

Anyone who has an interest in counselling and would like to know more. You will begin to learn; what counselling is/is not, listening skills, non-verbal communication, responding skills, self-awareness, Rogers (core conditions), different models of counselling.

You will participate in exercises designed to increase self-awareness and practice using basic listening and responding skills in pairs and small groups.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

What do I need to bring?

Notepad and pen.

Assessment/Exam information

Continuous assessment by tutor observation
A minimum of 80% attendance is required
Students will need to keep a journal of their learning.

Other information

Library and IT facilities are available to all students.

What can I do next?

Following successful completion of this course, students may apply, via a selection interview, for the Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills course.

Qualification description

Successful completion will result in the awards of a Swindon College certificate.

Course information & how to apply

Length Start Date End Date Course Fees Course Code
6 weeks 27 Feb 2018 17 Apr 2018 Tuition fee: £60.00
This course is for 19+ students only
UCAS/UKPASS Code: Not Applicable
Study type: Part Time
Times: 18:00 - 20:00
Hours per week: 2.00
Study days: TUE

Any extra costs

Not applicable.

How to apply

To enrol on this course, please download the form, print and complete it and send it to Student Services, Swindon College, North Star Avenue, Swindon, SN2 1DY.

Please click here to download the form

For further information call 01793 491591 or email