Certificate in Counselling Essentials

Access Duration - 365 Days
Awarded By  Accredited By "CPD & iAP"
Guided Learning Hour 10 Guided Learning Hours (10)
Course Materialr Course Material
Number of Modules 08 Number of Modules 08
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Counselling Essentials

There are many reasons why someone might seek counselling, whether it’s for the purpose of rehabilitation, to cope with the loss of a loved one, or to help with a difficult time at school. If you want to help people then becoming a counsellor could be a great option, and this course covers all the essentials. Learners will gain a broad understanding of the history of counselling and psychotherapy, the role of a counsellor, as well as various approaches to counselling. Gain an insight into how to deal with any situation that someone is in, and how to go about counselling them in the best way possible. Our aim is to provide you with practical skills and knowledge that you can transfer into the work place, see what you can achieve today.

Learning with Global Edulink has many advantages. The course material is delivered straight to you, and can be adapted to fit in with your lifestyle. It is created by experts within the industry, meaning you are receiving accurate information, which is up-to-date and easy to understand.

This course is comprised of professionally narrated e-Learning modules, interactive quizzes, tests and exams. All delivered through a system that you will have access to 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for 365 days (12 months). An effective support service and study materials will build your confidence to secure your qualification. 

Please Note: This Course is Based on USA Standards.

Who is this course aimed at?

  • This course would be very suitable for anyone hoping to go on to higher study, or those hoping to work as a Counsellor.
  • This course would also be helpful to those already working in this area who need to refresh their skills.
  • Course Description
  • Entry requirements
  • Method of assessment
  • Certification
  • Progression and career path
  • Other Benefits
This online training course is comprehensive and designed to cover the topics listed under the curriculum.
Learners must be age 16 or over and should have basic understanding of the English Language, numeracy, literacy and ICT.
At the end of the course learners will also take an online multiple choice questions assessment test. This online multiple choice questions test is marked automatically so you will receive an instant grade and know whether you have passed the course.
Upon successful completion of this course you will be awarded the Certificate in Counselling Essentials.
This certificate will lay the foundation for you to work for a number of job roles in the counselling industry. This certificate can also be used to study further in the subject to build on your knowledge and to progress gradually within the industry. Mentioned below are some of the job roles this course will help you in, along with the average UK salary per annum according to https://www.payscale.com/career-path-planner,
  • Substance Abuse Counselor – £23,650 per annum
  • School Counsellor - £20,934 per annum
  • Mental Health Counselor – £24,270 per annum
  • Psychotherapist – £33,469 per annum
  • Career and Employment Counselor – £24,246 per annum
  • Travel Counselor – £26,000 per annum
  • Social Worker – £28,148 per annum
  • High quality e-learning study materials and mock exams.
  • Tutorials/materials from the industry leading experts.
  • 24/7 Access to the Learning Portal.
  • Benefit of applying TOTUM extra Discount Card.
  • Recognised Accredited Qualification.
  • Excellent customer service and administrative support.

Key Features

Gain an Accredited UK Qualification
Access to Excellent Quality Study Materials
Personalised Learning Experience
Support by Phone, Live Chat, and Email
Eligible for TOTUM Discount Card
UK Register of Learning Providers Reg No : 10053842

Course Curriculum

1. A Brief History of Practices, Counselling, and Therapy
A Brief History of Counselling and Therapy 00:27:00
2. The Process and Professional Practices of Counselling
Professional Practices In Counselling 00:32:00
Process of Counselling 01:00:00
3. Theories and models of Counselling
Theories and Models of Counselling Part 1 00:50:00
Theories and Models of Counselling Part 2 00:51:00
Theories and Models of Counselling Part 3 00:42:00
4. Ethical and Legal Issues in Professional, Spiritual and Religious Counselling
Ethical and Legal Issues in Professional Counselling 00:29:00
Theories of Human Development and Spiritual and Religious Counselling 00:40:00
5. Counselling in Schools and Mental Health
Counselling in Schools 00:33:00
Substance Abuse, Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counselling 00:37:00
6. Social and Cultural Elements of Counselling
Social and Cultural Elements of Counselling 00:22:00
7. An Overview of Family and Career Counselling
Basic Concepts in Family Counselling 00:40:00
Essential Elements of Career Counselling 00:34:00
8. Group Counselling: Concept & Techniques
Group Counselling: Concept & Techniques 00:36:00
Mock Exam
Mock Exam: Certificate in Counselling Essentials 00:40:00
Final Exam
Final Exam: Certificate in Counselling Essentials 00:40:00
Certificate Download Guide
Certificate Download Guide 00:03:00

Students feedback


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    H R

    Harper Roberts

    May 14, 2019

    Wonderful course! All essentials of counselling has been provided with no room for doubts or confusion. A job well done!

    B M

    Brady Michael

    March 12, 2018
    Great Course

    The course is super complete, doesn’t leave any detail or info behind. I learnt SO MUCH, made endless notes, and I am sure I’ll come back to it to make some consultations. Thank you so much for providing so much value!

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