Diploma in Counselling Course
Diploma in Counselling course is an advanced course offered by Asian College of Teachers meant for both aspiring and working professionals who are related to the field of Counselling. The course has been developed keeping in mind the various theories and concepts that today’s Counselling Professionals need to be aware of in order to establish themselves as a competent professionals. Some of the topics included in the course are the various approaches beneficial in the field of Counselling - Freud’s Psychodynamic Approach, the behavioural approach, the humanistic approach, the cognitive-behavioural approach, the solution-focused approach, the narrative approach, the feminist approach and the multicultural approach, along with many other equally necessary skills, awareness and knowledge that an adept counsellor is expected to possess so that he/she may be able to help students better understand, and effectively deal with the challenges that they face in their lives. Leading a fulfilling life and not succumbing to the pressures of study and modern society are what counsellors strive towards for the students.
- Diploma course is of 12 months duration
Diploma in Counselling course is of 12 months duration. The candidates may also complete the course before the stipulated time frame. The course is offered through online mode, therefore allowing the candidates to pursue at their own pace within the duration of 12 months from any corner of the globe.
The course can also be done in the fast track mode, if you are looking to complete it within a few months’ time period. In this case, the candidates will also get their issues and queries addressed and their assignments checked in an urgent basis from our end.
- High school Diploma (10+2)
- Age limit of 18 years or above
- Proficiency in spoken and written English
- Basic computer skills
The candidates who are looking to enter into the counselling profession can get a fair grasp of the content related to Counselling or even for experienced professionals who need to upgrade their knowledge base and skills, keeping in tune with the contemporary requirements of the 21st century learners; they will be adequately benefitted from enrolling in this advanced Counselling Course.
- Course is available in online mode
- Course is offered at a price of 45,000 INR
- Easy instalment payment options available
Diploma in Counselling course focuses on guiding candidates into getting a good grasp of the approaches and techniques required for competent and successful counsellors to possess. Moreover, the course has been prepared by extremely knowledgeable professionals from Canada, lending the course with an international touch to it. The course fee has been kept at a fee of 45,000 INR applicable for all, keeping in mind the varied student base across the globe who show interest for our courses.
|45,000 INR*||700 USD||500 GBP||22,200 THB|
* Taxes as applicable
- Globally recognized certificate from ACT is awarded on successful completion
- The certificates will be duly signed by Mr Mervin Strome and Ms Ann Bale
On successful completion of our Diploma in Counselling course, the candidates will be awarded a Globally Recognized Certificate from Asian College of Teachers, bearing the Authorised Signatures of the Course Developers, Mr. Mervin Strome and Ms. Ann Bale, both of whom are distinguished professionals in their fields and has been working in Education, Counselling, Psychology and Psychotherapy for over 30 years.
Mr. Mervin Strome – Mr. Mervin has a Master’s Degree in Counselling and worked as a counsellor in private practice and for professional counselling agencies.
Ms. Ann Bale – Ms. Ann has a Master’s Degree in Psychology, a Diploma in Clinical and Pastoral Counselling, and has completed a year of psychotherapy training.
The certificates awarded have an added advantage as the word “Online” will not be mentioned in the there. Shipment of certificates within India is done free of cost; however for candidates residing outside the country, they are required to pay an additional fee. Generally after submission of all the assignments and completion of the course, the candidate has to pay the dispatch fee. It takes a maximum of 3 weeks for the certificates to reach the candidate’s address.
- Module 1: Introduction to Counselling Skills
- Module 2: Exploring Effective Listening Skills
- Module 3: Acquiring and Using Micro skills
- Module 4: Introducing Egan’s The Skilled Helper Model
- Module 5: Applying Egan’s The Skilled Helper Model
- Module 6: Ethics in Counselling
- Module 7: Introduction to Counselling Theory
- Module 8: The Psychodynamic and Behavioural Approaches
- Module 9: The Humanistic and Cognitive-Behavioural Approaches
- Module 10: The Social Constructionist Approaches
- Module 11: The Family Systems Approach
- Module 12: The Feminist and Multicultural Approaches
The course consists of six knowledge and practice based learning modules (comprehensive course notes), supplemented with suggested background reading, reflection activities and submission of tutor-marked assignments. There is one marked assignment per module. Courses are offered on a part-time basis and can be completed within six months. Candidates can also complete the course in a shorter time frame.
- Easy admission process
- Application can be submitted online
- Opt for any online payment scheme
Interested candidates willing to enrol in our Diploma in Counselling course need to fill up an online application form with all their pertinent particulars along with their email id and phone number where all the communication will be forwarded. After submitting the Application Form, the candidates will receive the course details via email and phone call from ACT’s Admission Executives. The course fee payment details will be mailed to the candidates once it is confirmed from your end. The course fee can be paid through online payment using Debit / Credit Card or by depositing Cash, Cheque or Demand Draft in our bank account.
After the payment is completed, the candidates receive payment confirmation with an online admission form through mail. They need to fill up the same and submit it to get the online access to the course.
- Complete tutor support throughout the course
- Candidates can learn at their own pace in the 6 months duration
- Additional support of reflection activities and reference materials
The candidates enrolling in Diploma in Counselling course can expect complete guidance from the course developers Mr Mervin Strome and Ms Ann Bale, who are committed to helping the candidates to achieve their learning goals. With years of valuable experience they provide great support to the trainees and guide them through all the aspects of teaching giving valuable advice in every step of the way. They extend their tutoring support by sharing relevant information and answering questions related to the course content. Since the course of ACT offer the candidates flexible learning they can take the opportunity to learn at their own pace and clear their queries as and when required. They can email their queries and can also solve them via chat and can discuss any course related problem.
Counsellors have been in great demand in Western countries for quite some time now. However, the need for registered Counselling professionals has been fast catching up in Asian countries too, including India. Counselling was considered to be a niche profession which only a handful of professionals practicing in this profession. However, due to globalisation and with the changing global scenario more and more people are aspiring to enter into this respectable profession. These trained professionals address the numerous psychological and behavioural problems that individuals face in their lives and help them to be able to accept and overcome those problems and move towards leading a fulfilling life.
With the correct amount of qualification and expertise, Counselling can certainly be a rewarding profession. After completing our Diploma Course, you may choose to focus on any arena from among the various fields like - Guidance & Career Counselling, School Counsellor, Mental Health Counsellors, Veterans Counsellor etc. and then get excellent employment opportunities from various corporate organisations/hospitals/educational institutes in the world around.