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Introduction, Part 1 (SCQF Level 5)
01 Feb 2021
This National Qualification Unit will provide basic knowledge on the subject and provide you with a solid introduction to the field of counselling. The course will provide foundation skills for those considering further study in this area.
You will investigate the aims and purpose of counselling, describe the counselling process, and reflect on counselling skills.
Everything you need to know before booking this course.
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Please note: Course delivery – in response to Covid -19, courses may be delivered through a blend of campus-based classes and/or remote learning. Please check at time of booking. All classroom environments follow strict government social distancing guidelines to ensure the health and safety of students, staff and visitors.
Completed forms should be signed and returned to us at the following freepost address:
The Student Information & Admissions Manager
North East Scotland College
Aberdeen City Campus
UK AB25 1BN
Please note that timetabling changes can often occur after the Part-time Course Guide is published, and as a result the printed version of the guide may not hold the most up-to-date information.
We therefore advise you that all start dates and times listed on the website are at all times accurate, and should be used as your main point of reference before booking your course.
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