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The College of Haringey, Enfield and North East London


London’s College for Skills

Introduction to the course

Introduction to the course

If you already have some work experience in counselling, whether in the paid or voluntary sector, this person-centred and practical course will help you to develop your listening and counselling skills and further your career prospects. The certificate gained at the end of the course will also give you access to studying for more advanced counselling qualifications.

The course is taught at two centres in North East London - Tottenham and Enfield - and covers topics like ethnicity and counselling, gender and sexuality and ethical issues in counseling.

What do I need?

You will need to demonstrate emotional maturity and be able to use counselling skills as part of your paid or voluntary work. You will have a minimum of three years work experience. You will be required to take an English test (Level 2) and have an interview with a member of the course team.

How is the course taught?

The course is practical and experiential learning methods include working in pairs in small groups and in triads. Learners are involved in regular self evaluation as well as in giving feedback with facilitate learning. There are also regular individual tutorials with the course tutors.

How will I be assessed?

The course encourages constant written self review in the form of keeping a learning review journal and filling in a self-review sheet on a weekly basis. There will be a written assignment (internally assessed). One external assessment based on a written feedback in relation to a video.

What does it lead to?

The course may lead to a progression onto our BACP Accredited Diploma in Counselling (based on further interviews). Also the course may lead to further study in Person Centred Art Therapy (PCAT). The course may lead to a development of your career prospects of working with people. You may decide to go onto other courses in the College such as Care Health, Childcare, Access to Social Work, Youth Work if you have some experience in these areas.


Course Details

Location Start Date - End Date
Tottenham Centre 5 Feb 2018 - 6 Jul 2018

Course Code: CR2MCNS7 / 17EBS1B

Information on course fees

If you are aged 16 – 18:
Courses are free up to Level 3

If you are over 18, fees may apply:
Tuition Fee: £362.00
Exam fee: £200.00
* All fees are VAT free

If you are aged, 19-23 click here for information on financial help available to you.

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Tottenham Centre 3 Sep 2018 - 5 Jul 2019

Course Code: CR2MCNS7 / 18EA11B

Information on course fees

If you are aged 16 – 18:
Courses are free up to Level 3

If you are over 18, fees may apply:
Tuition Fee: £362.00
Exam fee: £200.00
* All fees are VAT free

If you are aged, 19-23 click here for information on financial help available to you.

Information on how to apply
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Enfield Centre 3 Sep 2018 - 5 Jul 2019

Course Code: CR2MCNS7 / 18EA11Y

Information on course fees

If you are aged 16 – 18:
Courses are free up to Level 3

If you are over 18, fees may apply:
Tuition Fee: £362.00
Exam fee: £200.00
* All fees are VAT free

If you are aged, 19-23 click here for information on financial help available to you.

Information on how to apply
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Tottenham Centre 20 Sep 2018 - 5 Jul 2019

Course Code: CR2MCNS7 / 18EA11A

Information on course fees

If you are aged 16 – 18:
Courses are free up to Level 3

If you are over 18, fees may apply:
Tuition Fee: £362.00
Exam fee: £200.00
* All fees are VAT free

If you are aged, 19-23 click here for information on financial help available to you.

Information on how to apply
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Enfield Centre 21 Sep 2018 - 5 Jul 2019

Course Code: CR2MCNS7 / 18DA11Z

Information on course fees

If you are aged 16 – 18:
Courses are free up to Level 3

If you are over 18, fees may apply:
Tuition Fee: £362.00
Exam fee: £200.00
* All fees are VAT free

If you are aged, 19-23 click here for information on financial help available to you.

Information on how to apply
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Tottenham Centre 26 Sep 2018 - 5 Jul 2019

Course Code: CR2MCNS7 / 18DA11A

Information on course fees

If you are aged 16 – 18:
Courses are free up to Level 3

If you are over 18, fees may apply:
Tuition Fee: £362.00
Exam fee: £200.00
* All fees are VAT free

If you are aged, 19-23 click here for information on financial help available to you.

Information on how to apply
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Tottenham Centre 4 Feb 2019 - 5 Jul 2019

Course Code: CR2MCNS7 / 18EBS1B

Information on course fees

If you are aged 16 – 18:
Courses are free up to Level 3

If you are over 18, fees may apply:
Tuition Fee: £362.00
Exam fee: £200.00
* All fees are VAT free

If you are aged, 19-23 click here for information on financial help available to you.

Information on how to apply
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