Course description

This course will introduce you to therapeutic methods and some of the underpinning theory of counselling and helping skills. The course will also consider how these can be applied to support your own and others wellbeing.

What can this course lead to?

This course is beneficial for those who have been out of education or employment for a while and are looking to gain new knowledge and skills. You could progress to gain a qualification such as the Level 2 Award in Counselling Concepts. Our Student Support Services team will work with you to design a personalised learning journey based on your needs and aspirations.

Want to learn more?

You can find out more about Northern College and the courses on offer at one of our Open Events.


Northern College, Yorkshire

Course session dates

Session dates for 10 December 2022 - 11 December 2022

  • Saturday 10 Dec 2022 to Sunday 11 Dec 2022

Session dates for 20 October 2022 - 21 October 2022

  • Thursday 20 Oct 2022 to Friday 21 Oct 2022

Course fees and funding support


* This course is fully funded for eligible students.

If you are not eligible, there will be a cost of £25.00 plus an additional fee if you choose to stay over. The vast majority of students are eligible to study for free and we will confirm when you apply.