Counselling COSCA Certificate

What is special about this course?

COSCA is the national professional organisation for counselling in Scotland.

The aim of this course is to enable learners to develop counselling skills with a view to enhancing work performance and personal growth.

Entry requirements

No formal academic entry qualifications are essential

Introduction to Counselling course is desirable.

The course focuses on listening skills and the essential qualities of the counselling relationship and includes an overview of major approaches to counsellingumanistic

  • psychodynamic
  • humanistic
  • cognitive behavioural.

How will I study my course?

  • Part Time

How long will my course last?

1 year part time study

Where can I study my course?

    • Inverness Campus

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For the latest information on fees please see our fees policy.

What can I do on completion of my course?

This course provides the entry requirements for the Diploma in Counselling, which is needed for professional training as a counsellor.

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