This is a two module Diploma course which, although it is expected to take one year to complete, students may study over two years if they choose.
The first module covers the basic skills of counselling with an emphasis on the person-centred approach. The Grief and Bereavement module will lead you to understand the major theorists of bereavement care and counselling and demonstrate how practical skills can enhance the counselling care you offer.
This course is enriched by the training resources you receive.
The guidance and help you receive from your tutor will ensure that you make the most of this challenging course.
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I am afraid that you are quite a way from being able to offer such a service with his course - it is too short and lacking in academic and professional rigour and of course does not have the essential element of supervised practice where theory can be turned into practice and evaluated by a competent practitioner.
Please see our FAQs page on our website to gain more information about professional practice.
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This course would help you o your way but more would be required - certainly you would need to find a clinical placement to enable you to turn theory into practice.
If you are looking at the Glasgow Caledonian University course, then the academic point s are transferrable throughout the UK. Professional recognition is another matter and you should read our FAQs page for further information.
You should consider all of the above in tandam. In relation to our course this can start at any time as it is provide through Distance Learning.