Counselling Studies - Level 4 Certificate
Start Date: 17th September 2019
Course Code: C00295 LTE1A
- Higher Education
- Ballymena (Lamont Building)
Duration: 1 Year Part-time
Number of weeks: 33
Start date: 17th September 2019
End date: 5th June 2020
Information Event: Y
Fee for 2019/2020 Academic Year:
The course covers three modules of study. These include developing an understanding of the theories involved in working with people in a range of settings, they also examine the ways in which communication and counselling skills may be developed. Personal development is also a key aspect of the three modules of the course.
To look at the skills that will be useful for those who work with people in many different contexts.
There is an emphasis on the course of practical role play. 90% attendance is a mandatory part of the course.
Assessment will be by the completion of a personal learning record, a case study, and a practical skills assessment. The assessment will take place on an ongoing basis throughout the course.
All applications must satisfy Ulster University general entrance requirements. The standard offer for this course is 5 GCSEs (Grade A, B or C) or equivalent. Certificated evidence of English Language is required. If this is not met within the 5 GCSEs, Level 2 Essential Skills in Communication is acceptable.
It is the candidates responsibility to provide certificated evidence as required and to present this for inspection at interview.
Candidates who do not meet the general entrance requirements may apply for APEL (accreditation of experiential prior learning) to evidence their ability to undertake the course - please contact the course director as soon as possible for advice. Candidates should note that APEL may not be used to evidence the English Language requirement (GCSE or equivalent).
All applicants will be invited to attend an information session in May/June.
Successful students may progress to the Ulster University Foundation Degree in Counselling.