Introduction to Counselling

Ayrshire College


Kilwinning Campus


This course provides a valuable introduction to counselling if you have considered it for employment or voluntary work. It may also be of particular interest to those working in a capacity where enhanced listening skills would develop their practice.

Previous participants in this class have come from people with an interest in taking on a new challenge as well as those working in healthcare, education, social care, and human resources.

On successful completion of the course, you will be able to understand the aims and purpose of counselling; describe the counselling process; use basic counselling skills developed through practise sessions with peers; and review and evaluate your own counselling skills.

The course runs on a Tuesday evening from 6pm - 9pm.

Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements.

Progression Routes

HNC level counselling courses.

Start Date




Study Method

Part time (evening)

Course Length

12 weeks


Health and Social Care

SCQF Level