Course Overview

On this short course you will be introduced to counselling theory and skills. You will look at the nature and diversity of counselling today, exploring the question of what counselling is and discovering the ideas and principles that link together the very different experiences of counselling clients.

You will be introduced to the psychological theory behind the different approaches to counselling such as cognitive, behavioural, psychodynamic and humanistic, as well as looking at the skills involved in counselling. Your own ideas will be encouraged through group discussions and the keeping of a portfolio. This course is suitable for those with an interest in the subject as well as those wishing to brush up on their skills before embarking on further study.

You will be required to complete an Individual Initial Assessment form at the start of your course. Your tutor will provide induction and guidance at the beginning of your course.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements.

For further details please contact us on 01274 088088 or email us at [email protected]

Course Fees


Information, Advice and Support

Careers Guidance

Help with choosing the right course and with thinking about where this might take you in the future.
Tel: 01274 433043
Email: [email protected]

Student Finance

Money matters - you may be entitled to financial support whilst you study.
Tel: 01274 433246.
Email: [email protected]

Learning Support

Support for applicants with a learning difficulty, disability, illness or other learning need.
Tel: 01274 438999
Email: [email protected]

For all other queries call 01274 088088

Tuition Fees

If you are aged 19+ and studying a Further Education Course at Bradford College, you may have to pay course fees. Course fees are dependent on the number of hours and which course is being taken. Actual costs can be obtained from our FE Registry team.
Tel: 01274 433172
Email: [email protected].