PCI College provide a 100 hour part-time certificate course in counselling and psychotherapy with an emphasis on individuals that are interested in exploring their own personal development and growth. This course is designed to be the first step to a career in counselling and to provide useful skills that you can use in a workplace, or your own personal life.
For those who are interested in progressing to become an IACP accredited professional counsellor, this course offers an introduction to counselling and psychotherapy, enabling you to learn basic counselling skills, as well as providing you with the opportunity to apply for our Bsc Honours Degree in Counselling and Psychotherapy
Our certificate course is open to all students, and is designed to provide you with an overview of counselling, exploring theories and approaches, and the key issues faced in personal development, and interpersonal communication.
The course is an enlightening journey, and a hugely enjoyable personal development course which will provide skills to benefit you in any role or relationship. The classroom is an experiential learning environment where you can use your life experience and your background to benefit others learning experience. Counselling and Psychotherapy is a widely needed service today, and you can begin your new career here with PCI College.
PCI College will offer you outstanding individual support in a unique classroom setting which is both experiential and theoretical. So whether you want to take that first step towards a career in Counselling & Psychotherapy, or your own journey of personal development and growth, contact us today with any questions you may have, or you can book now using our online booking system.
Venues: Athlone, Cork, Dublin City, Dublin West, Kilkenny and Limerick (Belfast - Click here for further details)
Duration: 100 hours
Next Start Date:
Saturday 10th & Sunday 11th June 2017
Saturday 1st & Sunday 2nd July 2017
Saturday 22nd & 23rd Sunday July 2017
Friday 28th July 2017
Saturday 29th July 2017
Saturday 25th November 2017
Saturday 27th January 2018
Saturday 24th February 2018
Saturday 28th April 2018
You can find out more information on our upcoming May Open Days here. This will give you the opportunity to meet lecturers and graduates from PCI College.
Accreditation: Upon completion of this course, students will be invited to apply to our Middlesex University BSc (Hons) in Counselling & Psychotherapy (Level 8 NFQ). The PCI College Diploma in Counselling & Psychotherapy (awarded in Year 3 of the Degree Programme) is fully accredited by the IACP and NAPCP in all PCI College venues.
Applicants should feel that they possess a maturity to reflect on their own development as a person.
Assessment: Assignments - Taught and Designed to Level 6 on NFQ.
Award: PCI College Certificate in Counselling & Psychotherapy
Please note that timetables are provisional and may be subect to change.
Places on the Certificate course are limited to 20 in each venue so we would encourage you to Book Your Place as soon as possible.
Our Certificate course has recently been updated and improved. Read Programme Leader Gael Kilduff's blog here to learn more about these great changes to the course.
We also have a Blended Learning Certificate available for those who would like to study at their own pace from home.
Participants can expect to: