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Certificate in Counselling


This popular entry level, part-time counselling course includes 90 hours of training and is available to study in either Exeter or Poole.

Course Details

Key features:

  • This course is accessible to all and is a great way to develop an understanding and appreciation of counselling, including an introduction to key frameworks and skills in selected approaches to the process. Participants will learn about some of the main issues presented in counselling and an outline of how each is treated.
  • Participants will thoroughly explore interpersonal communication, personal development issues and the application of theory to practice. This will include reflection on personal growth and experience of life, as a primary source of an understanding of counselling.
  • An opportunity to experience learning and self-discovery in a special, safe and respectful environment.
  • Available to study in both Exeter and Poole, either as a weekday (weekly) course or as a weekend (monthly) course.

Eligibility:

No prior knowledge of counselling is required for this course.


Applicants should, however, feel that they possess a maturity to reflect on their own development as a person, and should have an interest in and desire to learn about counselling.

If you are interested in this course, we recommend that you first book onto one of our Taster Days.


How to apply:

You can apply by submitting the following documents and items:

  • Application form (available to download from 'Download' section on the left of this web page).
  • Passport / webcam style photo.
  • CV.
  • A personal reference returned to us by your personal referee (reference request form available to download from 'Download' section on the left of this web page).
  • A professional reference returned to us by your professional referee (reference request form available to download from 'Download' section on the left of this web page).

You will also need to pay a £350 Enrolment Deposit, in order to reserve a place on this course (see the 'Fees' tab for further information).

Application documents can be submitted by email to enquiries@ironmill.co.uk, or by post to 'Iron Mill College, Morwenstow, 7 Barnfield Crescent, Exeter, Devon, EX1 1QT'.

Please note that you will only be offered a place on the course once all of the above application documents have been received and your Enrolment Deposit has been paid. This includes receipt of both references. Applicants are responsible for ensuring that their referees supply references, following up requests for references where necessary. 
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Full Course Fee - £900.00
Enrolment Deposit - £350.00





 

What our Students Say

“The course has opened up my mind and my emotions to all aspects of human life both positive and negative. Because of this, I believe I am a much more rounded person & the possibilities are endless. For me the practical application along with the academic understanding really enriches the course...”
Suzanne Richards - Advanced Diploma in Integrative Counselling Graduate

What our Students Say

"Like its name, the Iron Mill Institute is down to Earth, unpretentious and is simply getting on with the job of training people from a wide range of backgrounds, to become effective, professional counsellors"
Certificate in Counselling Graduate
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