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COSCA Certificate in Counselling Skills (SCQF Level 8)

COSCA Certificate in Counselling Skills (SCQF Level 8)

COSCA Certificate in Counselling Skills in Glasgow (COSCA Full Validation Achieved), SCQF Level 8

ACT Counselling Services are pleased to announce the commencement of the COSCA Certificate in Counselling Skills. This course fulfills the minimum entry requirements for many Diplomas in Counselling across Scotland, including our own. However, as a standalone course it is a fantastic way to enhance communication skills in general or indeed in any current role that potential participants undertake. Furthermore, the COSCA Certificate in Counselling Skills has the potential to change participant’s lives due to the significant self-awareness aspect that it contains.

The course will be directed by Dr Claire Monaghan.  Claire is a COSCA Accredited Counselling Skills Trainer and CBT Therapist. The Course Tutors are all Qualified and Practising Therapists who are either Accredited COSCA Trainers or working towards this.

The duration of this course is 20 weeks for the day course or 40 weeks for the evening course. It contains 4 modules and each module is 5 weeks in length for the day course or 10 weeks in length for evening course. The course will be delivered from 9.30-4.30 for day course and 6pm until 9pm for evening. the dates are outlined below: 

Who will be delivering the course:

The course will be directed by Dr Claire Monaghan.  Claire is a COSCA Accredited Counselling Skills Trainer and CBT Therapist. The Course Tutors are all Qualified and Practising Therapists who are either Accredited COSCA Trainers or working towards this.

The duration of this course is 20 weeks for the day course or 40 weeks for the evening course. It contains 4 modules and each module is 5 weeks in length for the day course or 10 weeks in length for evening course. The course will be delivered from 9.30-4.30 for day course and 6pm until 9pm for evening. the dates are outlined below: 

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Modules focus

The content of each module focuses on 5 main areas: Theory, Practice, Self Awareness, Self in Context and Ethics. Modules 1 and 2 have been written to provide participants with a solid grounding in the Attending and Responding skills necessary to deliver Counselling Skills effectively within a beginning, Middles and Endings Structure. Modules 3 and 4 focus on the main Counselling Traditions and the theory related to each is used to heighten self-awareness. Furthermore, concepts and techniques from each tradition are integrated into the Counselling Skills Practise.
At ACT Counselling Services delivering training in Counselling is a passion for us and has been since 2005. We therefore endeavour to keep our prices as low as possible. At ACT Counselling Services we also keep our maximum number of participants to between 18 – 24. We believe that this ensures a better learning experience.

If you require any further information or wish to book a place then please complete the attached application and send using the details below. Alternatively, visit our website actcounsellingandcbtservices.co.uk and complete our online booking form.

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Course Cost – £1300, or £325 per module

£200 Deposit required to secure your place prior to the course starting

Followed by 10 monthly payments of £110 (40-week course)

OR

£200 Deposit required to secure your place prior to the course starting

Followed by 6 monthly payments (5 x £200 and 1 x £100) (20-week course)

 

ACT Counselling Services Ltd are willing to provide course participants with the opportunity to pay the remainder of the course fees (minus SAAS funding of £402 if applicable) via interest free monthly instalments.  
Should participants decide to leave during the duration of the course, it is expected that the course fees are paid in full or monthly instalments continue to be paid until the course fees are cleared.   This will allow for a return to complete the course at a future date at no additional cost.  
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SAAS funding is available:

 For this COSCA Course up to £402 funding which is deducted from the costs above, if you meet the following criteria:

– You are a resident in Scotland

– Meet the general residence conditions and

– Earn less than £25,000 per year and can provide evidence of this to SAAS.

You can apply directly to SAAS for funding via their new Online application service from Monday 6th December 2021:   https://www.saas.gov.uk/part-time/undergraduate-funding

If you are interested in joining this course for the COSCA Certificate in counselling skills in Glasgow then get in touch with us today Call us today on 0141 554 0838 or emailing us here. Alternatively, you can download our online application form here.

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NEW (FACE TO FACE) DATES AUGUST 2024 (MONDAY)

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COSCA Certificate August 2024 - July 2025: Monday (evening 6pm - 9pm - 40 weeks duration)

Module 1 – 12/08/24, 19/08/24, 26/08/24, 02/09/24, 09/09/24, 

16/09/24, 23/09/24 PH, 30/09/24, 07/10/24, 14/10/24, 21/10/24

(2 weeks break)

Module 2 –  11/11/24, 18/11/24, 25/11/24, 02/12/24, 09/12/24, 

16/12/24 (2 weeks break) 06/01/25, 13/01/25, 20/01/25, 27/01/25

(1 week break due to 2 weeks xmas break)  

Module 3 –  10/02/25, 17/02/25, 24/02/25, 03/03/25, 10/03/25, 

17/03/25, 24/03/25, 31/03/25, (07/04/25 online & 14/04/25 move online due to easter school hols) 

(3 weeks break due to Easter PH 21/04/25 and May bank holiday 05/05/25)   

Module 4 – 12/05/25, 19/05/25, 26/05/25 May bank hol, 02/06/25, 09/06/25, 16/06/25

23/06/25, 30/06/25, 07/07/25, 14/07/25, 21/07/25.  

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NEW (ONLINE) DATES AUGUST 2024 (TUESDAY)

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COSCA Certificate August 2024 - July 2025: Tuesday (ONLINE 6pm - 9pm - 40 weeks duration)

Module 1 – 20/08/24, 27/08/24, 03/09/24, 10/09/24, 17/09/24

24/09/24, 01/10/24, 08/10/24, 15/10/24, 22/10/24.

(2 week break)


Module 2 – 12/11/24, 19/11/24, 26/11/24, 03/12/24, 10/12/24

17/12/24, 07/01/25, 14/01/25, 21/01/25, 28/01/25.

(2 week break off at Christmas/New year and 1 week break in between M2 and M3)


Module 3 –  11/02/25, 18/02/24, 25/02/25, 04/03/25, 11/03/25, 

18/03/25, 25/03/25, 01/04/25, 08/04/25, 15/04/25.

(1 week break between M3 & M4)


Module 4 – 29/04/25, 06/05/25, 13/05/25, 20/05/25, 27/05/25, 

03/06/25, 10/06/25, 17/06/25, 24/06/25, 01/07/25.

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NEW (FACE TO FACE) DATES NOVEMBER 2024 (FRIDAY)

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COSCA Certificate November 2024 - May 2025: Friday (day 9.30am - 4.30pm - 20 weeks duration)

Module 1 – 15/11/24, 22/11/24, 29/11/24, 06/12/24, 13/12/24 (3 week break due to xmas and new year)


Module 2 – 10/01/25, 17/01/25, 24/01/25, 31/01/25, 07/02/25. (2 week break)


Module 3 – 28/02/25, 07/03/25, 14/03/25, 21/03/25, 28/03/25.  (3 week break)


Module 4 – 25/04/25, 02/05/25, 09/05/25, 16/05/25, 23/05/25.

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