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COSCA Counselling Skills


COSCA Counselling Training

COSCA Counselling Skills Course

The COSCA Counselling Skills course is a general introduction to counselling course, aimed at individuals working or volunteering in a helping role or anyone wishing to pursue a career in counselling or psychotherapy.

What will each module focus on?

Modules 1+2 will focus on listening and responding skills and seek to develop the participant’s self awareness. The modules are practice based and provide an introduction to the core conditions which underpin the major counselling approaches.

Modules 3+4 will introduce the main counselling approaches and present ethical issues and dilemmas within counselling.  Learning is still practice based and Module 4 integrates all the learning of skills, knowledge and self-awareness. You must complete modules 1-4 to receive the certificate.

How long will it take?

Each module lasts approx 30 hours of study.

When does the next course run?

  • Daytime Module 1 (Tuesdays 9:30am-4:30pm)
    Sep 15th , 22nd , 29th | Oct 6th , 13th , 20th
  • Evening Module 1 – Thursday evenings 18.00 -21.00 (by zoom)
    September 24, October 1, 8, 15 and 22, November 12, 19 and 26, December 3 and 10
  • Daytime Module 2 (Tuesdays 9:30am-4:30pm)
    Nov 10th , 17th , 24th | Dec 1st , 8th , 15th.

How much will it cost?

Costs: £950 per person for all 4 modules (Cost for individual modules £250)

25% Payment (£62.50) Is prior to commencing each module 75% must be paid in full prior to the end of each module. Individuals will not be registered with COSCA until each module is paid in full.

PLEASE NOTE* Registration/ enrollment for this course will be 2 weeks prior to the course start date. Early enrolment is advisable as these courses are extremely popular.
Contact Neil Macaulay on 0141 353 1800 or email:

How do I apply?

Fill out our course booking form.

Contact Us

GCA (Glasgow Council on Alcohol)
14 North Claremont Street
Glasgow. G3 7LE
Tel 0141 353 1800

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