COSCA CERTIFICATE IN COUNSELLING SKILLS (MODULE 1)
SCQF Level 8
Health Professions & Social Services

Course Overview
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This unique course is designed for those working in or looking to work in a helping, listening or counselling role. This course is designed to develop your ability to establish a safe, trusting and helping relationship with another person by becoming a Reflective Practitioner. 
 

COSCA Certificate in Counselling Skills is made up of four modules which are all offered at Edinburgh College. You will begin with module one and progress through the others over 14-15 months. During this course you will reflect on your own processes and experiences and how these have shaped the person that you are. You will develop an awareness of how your own qualities, values, attitudes and personality affect how you are within helping relationships. You will attend Edinburgh College for individual skills development meetings outside the weekly session; making sure that the course meets your specific needs. 

 

Please note although the title says Module 1 we offer all four modules which make up the certificate. The cost of this course is £307 per module. Each module takes approximately 12 weeks to complete. For further information please contact: jim.flowers@edinburghcollege.ac.uk 

 

What You Will Learn
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  • The Certificate consists of four consecutive developmental modules  
  • Counselling skills to enable you to achieve the COSCA Certificate  

Entry Requirements
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  • There are no formal entry requirements for this course but previous counselling training at Introductory Level would be helpful but is not essential 

English Proficiency Requirements
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  • IELTS 5.5
How the course is assessed
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You will be continually assessed through written assignments. 

Career Opportunities
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  • Employment which uses a counselling approach 

Number Of Days Per Week
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  • The Certificate consists of four consecutive developmental modules
  • It is a part-time course of three hours per week for 12 weeks per module, at College either from 9.15am to 12.15pm or 5.30pm to 8.30pm
Course Cost And Funding Options
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Fee: £313 Sighthill part-time (year 1)
Fee: £313 Milton Road part-time (year 1)
Fee: £313 Sighthill evening (year 1)
Fee: £313 Milton Road evening (year 1)
Start Date and Time
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Part Time

This course will start on…
  • Tuesday 01/09/2020
  • Thursday 03/09/2020

Evening

This course will start on…
  • Thursday 03/12/2020
  • Tuesday 01/09/2020
  • Thursday 03/09/2020
  • Thursday 03/12/2020
End Date
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Part Time

This course will end on...
  • Tuesday 24/11/2020
  • Thursday 26/11/2020

Evening

This course will end on...
  • Thursday 11/03/2021
  • Tuesday 24/11/2020
  • Thursday 26/11/2020
  • Thursday 11/03/2021
Course Delivery
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