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Certificate in Counselling


This popular entry level, part-time counselling course is available to study in either Exeter or Poole over 12 days.

Course Details

Key features:

  • Designed to offer an overview of Humanistic approaches and therapeutic models, and provide basic training in the use of counselling skills.
  • Students learn through lectures and group discussion which will include reflection on personal growth and experience of life. Experiential exercises and skills work are integrated throughout the course.
  • The course is delivered face to face. 
  • 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, you may wish to first book onto one of our Open Days or Open Evenings to find out more. You might also find our Taster Days a useful way to experience what it's like to study at Iron Mill College, before applying.


How to apply:

You can apply by submitting the following documents and items:

  • Application form (available to download from 'Download' section 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 of this web page).
  • A professional reference returned to us by your professional referee (reference request form available to download from 'Download' section 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. 
Places Available

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Full Course Fee - £900.00
Enrolment Deposit - £350.00





 

What our Students Say

"Every weekend is full of practical skills to learn with the added theoretical background needed to understand it. The makeup of the group allows us to learn from each others experiences and from people with different therapeutic backgrounds. It's a great course with a supportive and excellent tutor."
Antoinette Davey - Advanced Transactional Analysis Programme

What our Students Say

“My experience with the Iron Mill has been a significantly positive journey to date."
Joanne Blenny - Advanced Diploma in Integrative Counselling Student
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