School Counsellor Training

School Counsellor Training

122 STUDENTS ENROLLED

Overview

Is it in your nature to want to help others and make a positive impact on their lives? Then school counselling may be for you. As a school counsellor, you will be responsible for providing psychological support to children and young people, through a range of therapeutic activities. For this rewarding profession, you will need to have excellent communication skills, be a great listener, and be receptive to others’ emotions.

In the School Counsellor Training , you will develop all the essential skills and qualities needed to be a successful school counsellor. Our experienced instructor will take you through a range of counselling methods and approaches, as you learn about the mental development of children and young people. Through case studies and practical exercises, you will also familiarise with a broad spectrum of psychological disorders, and learn how to provide person-centred therapy techniques.

Highlights of The School Counsellor Training :

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the role and responsibilities of a school counsellor
  • Learn about the core ethical principles and practices for counselling in schools
  • Familiarise with a broad range of child counselling methods and approaches
  • Develop your problem-solving, decision-making and communication skills
  • Have an excellent understanding of the mental development of children and young people
  • Explore a range of creative therapeutic activities for keeping children engaged in their counselling session
  • Understand the principles and best practice for working with parents and families
  • Broaden your understanding of common psychological problems in children and young people

Course design

The course is delivered through our online learning platform, accessible through any internet-connected device. There are no formal deadlines or teaching schedules, meaning you are free to study the course at your own pace.

You are taught through a combination of

  • Text/Video lessons
  • Online study materials

Certification

Endorsed Certification from ABC Awards

After successfully completing the course, learners will be able to order an endorsed certificate as proof of their new qualification. Endorsed certificates can be ordered and get delivered to your home by post for only £ 109. There is an additional £10 postage charge for international students.

CPD Certification from One Education

After successfully completing the MCQ assessment of this course, you will qualify for the CPD Certificate from One Education, as proof of your continued professional development. Certification is available in PDF format, at the cost of £9, or a hard copy can be sent to you via post, at the cost of £15.

Endorsement

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme.  This means that One Education has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 5 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed by One Education to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications.   ABC Awards & Certa Awards endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met.  A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

ABC Awards and Certa Awards have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. ABC Awards and Certa Awards combine over 180 years of expertise combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.

Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards and Certa Awards also offer regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.

This course has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. Your training provider will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website.

*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales

Method of Assessment

To assess your learning, you have to complete the assignment questions provided at the end of the course. You have to score at least 60% to pass the exam and to qualify for ABC endorsed and CPD accredited certificates. 

After submitting the assignment, our expert tutor will assess your assignment and will give you feedback on your performance.

After passing the assignment exam, you will be able to apply for a certificate.

Who is This course for?

This online training course is ideal for those who are interested in a career in counselling children and want to deepen their understanding of the principles and practices of counselling in schools. There are no specific entry requirements for this course, which can be studied on a part-time or full-time basis.

Requirements

The School Counsellor Training  course is open to all, with no formal entry requirements. All you need is a passion for learning, a good understanding of the English language, numeracy and IT, and to be over the age of 16. 

Career Path

On successful completion, learners will have the qualification and practical skills to pursue a career in child counselling, working in schools. The average salary for a school counsellor in the UK is £33,000, which can vary depending on if you choose to work in a private or comprehensive school.

Course Curriculum

School Counsellor Training
Module 01: Introduction to School Counselling 00:05:00
Module 02: The School Counsellor 00:10:00
Module 03: School-Based Counselling 00:05:00
Module 04: Counselling In School: A Methodological Approach (Part-1) 00:10:00
Module 05: Counselling In School: A Methodological Approach (Part-2) 00:10:00
Module 06: Working with Children and Adolescents 00:10:00
Module 07: Working with Parents and Families 00:15:00
Module 08: Working With Technology in School Counselling 00:10:00
Module 09: Counselling Children with Psychological Problems 00:15:00
Module 10: Some Challenging Context in School Counselling 00:10:00
Mock Exam
Mock Exam – School Counsellor Training 00:20:00
Final Exam
Final Exam – School Counsellor Training 00:20:00
Assignment
Assignment – School Counsellor Training Unlimited

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