Diploma in Careers Counselling
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Diploma in Careers Counselling
If you love advising people in choosing the right career then become a Careers Counselor. This in depth course on careers counselling offers you an insight into the work of a careers counselor. It will provide you with a good grounding in the field of careers counselling, life coaching, counselling and psychology, providing you with the skills to work in careers counselling. Pre -requisite - Some previous knowledge of psychology. If you have not studied psychology before, we recommend you take the Introduction to Psychology course as one of your electives.
Careers Counselling – This is a mainly verbal process, where the counselor and client are in a collaborative and dynamic relationship, focusing on identifying and acting on the goals of the client. The counselor uses their repertoire of techniques and processes, to help the client come to an understanding of the options available.
Among other things, Careers Counselling may involve helping people:
- Identify the best job for their skills and interests
- Find any job to meet their personal and financial needs
- Find a better or more appropriate job for their situation
- Achieve job satisfaction through appropriate choices
- Plan and cope with career changes
- Better adapt to the workplace
- Improve their potential for advancement in the workplace
- Identify new career possibilities when circumstances change.
- To be able to assist a client in each or any of these processes, a Careers Counselor must be aware of:
- The diverse nature of employment opportunities
- The requirements for success in different types of jobs
- Reasons that people hire and fire employees
- Workplace conditions including contract law, industrial relations systems, health and safety issues, ethics -
- useful contacts among employers, government departments, funding bodies,
- professional associations, industry experts, etc
- Factors that hinder or promote a person’s job-seeking effectiveness
- Trends in the local job market.
This Course is Taught By:
Her Background: Licentiate, Speech and Language Therapy, UK, Diploma in Advanced Counselling Skills.
She has been a clinician and manager of health services for fifteen years, and a trainer for UK-based medical charities, focusing on psychosocial issues, mental health disorders, and also the promotion of communication skills for people in helping roles. As a freelance writer, she contributes articles for magazines, has written four published books, and has written course material on coaching and counselling related fields.
Lesson Structure:- Diploma in Career Counselling VPS018
Core Modules: These 3 modules form the foundation of this Diploma
Elective Modules: (Choose 3 modules from the 15 modules below)
- Business Studies BBS101
- Counselling Skills II BPS110
- Introduction To Psychology BPS101
- Counselling Techniques BPS206
- Professional Practice In Counselling BPS207
- Professional Supervision BPS301
- Industry Project BIP000
- Educational Psychology BPS105
- Psychology in the Workplace BPS103 (Industrial Psychology)
- Motivation VBS111
- Stress Management VPS100
- Adolescent Psychology BPS211
- Developmental Psychology BPS210
- Entrepreneurship BBS204
- Psychopharmacology (Drugs & Psychology) BPS302
Please Note: each module in this Diploma is a certificate in its own right, and may be studied separately.
|Course Start||Anytime, Anywhere|
|Recognised Issuing Body||TQUK - Training Qualifications UK, an Ofqual Approved Awarding Organisation.|
|Course Prerequisite||No, start at anytime|
|Course Qualification||Level 5 Diploma in Careers Counselling|
|Exam Required?||Finalised with an exam/test|
|UK Course Credits||60 Credits|
|US Course Credit Hours||18 Credit Hours|
|Study Support||You'll be allocated your own personal tutor/mentor who will support and mentor you throughout your whole course. Our tutors/mentors have been specifically chosen for their business expertise, qualifications and must be active within their industry. Tutors are contactable by e-mail, telephone and through our Moodle Student Support Zone online. Tutors are there to provide assistance with course material, discuss, explain and give advice and support throughout the whole programme. Their feedback is vital to your success.|
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