Download our Certificate in Counselling Skills
course information here (pdf).
The Rowan Certificate in Counselling Skills, validated by COSCA,
is for anybody who wants to improve their understanding of other people as well as themselves.
You will learn to:
support others by developing practical listening skills
increase your self-awareness
build rapport with others
The course is useful and practical,
whether you are a sales person, parent, manager, a professional/volunteer carer or helper.
This online training will use Zoom, reliable and good quality free software, for holding live online meetings.
You will be able to see and interact with fellow participants throughout the sessions and split off into breakout rooms
for skills practice and small group discussions.
Mon 9th Sept, 7pm - 8pm
Mon 11th Nov, 7pm - 8pm
The open evenings are for anyone considering applying for the online COSCA Certificate in Counselling Skills. You will meet the trainers, learn more about the course and ask any questions. It also gives you a chance to experience the online Zoom environment.
The induction evening is for students who have been accepted onto the course. It's a chance to meet your fellow students, your trainers and to practice using the Zoom environment before we start embarking on course content. If you cannot attend this evening, we ask you to book an alternative time to meet one of the tutors on Zoom.
The COSCA Certificate in Counselling Skills consists of 4 Modules at SCQF Level 8, each 30 hours of online training time, covering 12 Units over 10 evenings.
Module 1 Module 2 Module 3 Module 4
starts 13th January 2020
starts 20th April 2020
starts 7th September 2020
starts 11th January 2021
from £325 + VAT per module
The course involves three main strands:
This course is credit rated at 40 SCQF points at Level 8 by Edinburgh Napier University.
Trainees need to demonstrate competence in the learning outcomes of each module before
proceeding to the next module. This assessment is made by the submission of a written
assignment and through the trainee's skills being observed by a trainer.
Carie Taylor-Burns, Xplore Project, Dundee
Learning and Organisational Development Manager,
Housing and Community Care,
Perth and Kinross Council
Rachel Weiss is the Senior Partner at Rowan Consultancy. After leaving university she trained as a secondary school teacher
and developed an interest in talking therapies. Rachel obtained a Post Graduate Diploma in Counselling and Supervision and started Rowan.
As well as decades of experience in training at Rowan, Rachel was an associate lecturer with the Open University where she gained many years of live online training experience.
She is an accredited member of the Higher Education Academy, an experienced mediator and an accredited coach.
Sue Black has an Masters Degree in Psychology and a Postgraduate Diploma in Person Centred counselling. She is a qualified supervisor with several years’ experience and has been delivering training in counselling for a number of years, at certificate and diploma level. Sue enjoys working experientially in order to provide an interesting learning environment for those with whom she works.
The COSCA Rowan Certificate in Counselling Skills isn't just about improving your listening skills. It's a journey of self-discovery too.
Face the challenge and book today.
Alternatively, if you need more information, give Rowan a call today on 01738 562 005 to speak to one
of the trainers.