Counselling SCQF Level 5

What is special about this course?

This course provides an entry level qualification. It will provide a basic understanding of counselling, the skills used and approaches and perspectives as well as practical exercises.

Entry requirements

No formal academic entry qualifications are required for this course.

Applicants should be aged 16 or over.

How will I study my course?

  • Evening

Course assessment takes place throughout each unit.

How long will my course last?

12 Weeks

Where can I study my course?

    • Inverness Campus

Start date

September and February



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

What can I do on completion of my course?

  • Career enhancement.
  • COSCA Counselling Skills Certificate.

Is there more information available online?

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We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at UHI Inverness. UHI Inverness operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of age, disability, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion and/or belief, sex, sexual orientation or socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.