Cosca Certificate in Counselling Skills

Perth College UHI


Main Campus


You can study one or more of the 4 modules that make up the certificate course. The course is designed to be delivered module by module, on a part-time basis that suits the busy lifestyles of the students. You will study a range of theoretical and practical topics designed to enhance your personal and professional development which are underpinned by an understanding of counselling theory. This completed course provides a COSCA certificated 120 training programme in counselling skills. The emphasis is on utilising experiential learning and provides an excellent starting point for those who wish to train as a counsellor or psychotherapist. The modules include beginnings, advanced communication skills, exploration and expansion, review and reflection and integration.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements however it is expected that you will be working in a paid or voluntary capacity in a caring role. Your previous experience and qualifications will be taken into consideration. Your application and interview will form part of the selection process.

Progression Routes

A range of careers

Start Date




Study Method

Part time (evening)

Course Length

12 - 18 months


Applied Life Studies

SCQF Level