Counselling: An Introduction - Evening

This Unit has been designed for learners who have no previous experience of counselling and it will introduce learners to the purpose and basic concepts and processes of counselling including reflective practice. This is an introductory unit it provides underpinning and basic knowledge of the subject, it does not in any way permit those who have achieved it to refer to themselves as qualified counsellors.

This course will be delivered on Tuesday evenings.

 

Important Information for all non UK nationals

The College has a requirement to complete a residency check on all non-UK nationals for tuition fee purposes. When you book and pay for your course online, please be aware that you will be contacted by a member of our Student Administration team and asked to provide documents i.e. a copy of your passport; proof of your settlement status and EU share code.

Following assessment of evidence, if you do not meet the criteria for ‘home fee status’, you will contacted and advised of any additional fee required.

If you require further information please contact residency@forthvalley.ac.uk

EU Nationals

If you are currently living in the UK then you should have already applied for the EU Settlement Scheme which will allow you to continue living in the UK. 

From 1st January 2021, if you are a national of a country outwith the UK it is most likely you will need a visa to study in the UK.  You can check if you require a visa by visiting the UK Government’s website here.  If you require a student visa, further information can be obtained at the following link.

For the latest information about EU nationals studying in the EU, you should visit the UK Government’s website.

  • Learners will investigate the aims and purpose of counselling and develop an understanding about the counselling process.
  • Learners will participate in practical activities where they will learn to counsel a client and they will reflect on their own counselling skills.

This introduction course may lead to consideration of an application to the main stream day courses offered by the Health and Social Care dept. For more information and advice please contact Curriculum Manager at jane.muir@forthvalley.ac.uk

  • No formal entry requirements

Course places are only secured after payment/funding has been arranged

As per the College Tuition Fees and Refund Policy, tuition fees are non-refundable except under exceptional circumstances.

 

Student Paying

Fees of less than £150 must be paid in full. Payment by instalment is available, provided the course fee is greater than £150.

Instalments must be paid via direct debit over a 4-month period and an initial 30% deposit is required in order to secure your place. You will not be able to apply online if paying by direct debit, you must contact Evening Admissions by email at - eveninginfo@forthvalley.ac.uk

 

Employer Paying

If your employer is paying for your tuition fees, an Employers Agreement form or letter from your employer must be submitted prior to or on enrolment. You can access the Employer Agreement form here and this should be returned to evening admissions -eveninginfo@forthvalley.ac.uk

Refunds will only be given if the course is cancelled or significantly altered by the College. Please refer to our Tuition Fee and Withdrawal procedure for further information.

 

Fee waiver

Some students may be eligible for a tuition fee waiver if in receipt of certain types of benefits. Fee waiver evidence must be submitted either before or on enrolment. Refer to our Tuition and Fee Waiver Policy for further information.

You will not be able to apply online if using fee waiver, you must contact Evening Admissions by emailing eveninginfo@forthvalley.ac.uk

 

ITA funding

This course is eligible for ITA funding. You may be eligible if you are:

  • Aged 16 or over
  • Not in education or involved in any other SDS funded programme
  • Unemployed and looking to get back into work
  • Employed and earning less than £22,000 per year
  • Resident in Scotland

If you wish to use ITA funding towards the cost of this course, you must first apply for the ITA funding through the My World of Work website. ITA funding will cover up to £200 of course fees.

You will not be able to enrol for your course online if using ITA funding. Once you’ve applied for funding, you will receive a confirmation email from SDS and the college with instructions on how to book your course.

Location

Falkirk Campus

Availability

4

Attendance

Evening

Start date

13 September 2022

End date

06 December 2022

Start time

18.00

End time

20.45

Cost per person

£130.00