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Counselling Diploma

NCC Home Learning
200 hours
Diploma / certificate
Online / Distance
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About this program

Counselling Diploma

The Counselling Diploma course is designed to give the learner knowledge of counselling and different counselling theories.


The Counselling programme is ideal for individuals who have no previous learning knowledge. This course will enable the student to develop their knowledge in this field. You will also be able to enhance your skills needed to work on a one to one basis with individuals who require guidance and support. Students will find our Counselling Diploma challenging and highly rewarding.

It is ideal for people who would like to study at their own pace and convenience, in the comfort of their own home or at work.

This course will also equip learners with a solid foundation of knowledge and understanding in this field. Learners will be guided through a step by step guide which enable you to work through the process as a whole. This covers the initial meeting right through to closing stages of the counselling relationship.

When purchasing your course, we strive to provide you with the best possible deal available. The cost of the course will cover the registration fee, certification fee, and also tutor support.

Program content


Module 1: Introduction
What counselling is and what it is not
How counselling differs from other helping skills (such as advice-giving, guidance, befriending, etc.)
Core skills involved in counselling
Confidentiality issues

Module 2: Models and approaches of helping
The counselling and helping process
The principles of skilled helping
The use and effects of questions
Challenges to clients’ views

Module 3: Working with feelings
Exploring the subject of Change: its impacts and challenges
Consideration of Boundaries and Ethics
Setting goals, planning action – and dealing with resistance
Ending the counselling skills relationship 

Module 4: Goals – and moving on
Supervision: its importance in good practice
Competence in record-keeping
The importance of Continuing Personal Development (CPD) and taking care of YOU
Using your counselling skills


Online Study

  • Pay in full: 336.00£
  • Pay monthly: 29.75£ /month (over 12 months and £29.00 deposit)

Paper Study

  • Pay in full: 376.00£
  • Pay monthly: 33.08£ /month (over 12 months and £29.00 deposit)


ABC Awards - Level 3

Awarding Organisation

At the end of this course successful learners will be awarded a Certificate of Achievement by ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the details all of the units you have completed as part of your course).

ABC Awards is a leading national Awarding Organisation, regulated by Ofqual, and the Welsh Government for their qualifications on the national framework i.e. the Qualifications and Curriculum Framework (QCF). It has a long-established reputation for developing and awarding high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. As a registered charity, ABC Awards combines 180 years of examination and assessment expertise but also implements a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.

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NCC Home Learning

NCC Home Learning is one of the highest rated distance learning providers in the UK with over 25 years experience in the distance learning industry.To date we have engaged with over 20,000 employers and delivered quality training to over half...

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NCC Home Learning

Warwick House, Riverside Business Park
LL32 8UB Conwy
United Kingdom

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