Counselling Diploma Course

Original price was: £295.00.Current price is: £225.00.

Course Overview

CMA Recognised & Registered Open College Diploma Course

  •  SFTR Accredited Open College Diploma Course
  • Upon completion of this course you will be entitled to the use of these Designatory letters after your name: Dip.Couns which will be printed upon your final Diploma Certificate under your name.

Additionally you will receive these 2 Certificates within your course package:

  • A4 size Membership wall display certificate into the Open College. Allowing you the use of MOC after your name.
  • A4 size Membership wall display certificate into the SFTR. Allowing you the use of MSFTR after your name.

This diploma course is currently available for the temporary reduced low fee of only £225.00

Course Description

Thousands of students have enrolled upon this course.

This course has been fully updated May 2024

This course teaches the actual talking based skills required to counsel others in need, ‘how to do it’  ‘how to counsel’ ‘what to say’ and ‘how to say it’, when to speak and when to listen.

This counselling  course has been running off this website for 14 years and is our most popular selling counselling course and forms the foundation for all further studies on any therapy related subject.

This is an outstanding course, easy to follow and suitable for all levels of counselling study by all types of professionals working within the many caring professions, social welfare, education, health, nursing, various one to one-face to face counselling scenarios, through email counselling and over the telephone help and support-counselling.

A very practical and stimulating course to assist learning in a wide field of helping and caring professions-services which offer guidance and support, information and personal advice. This course offers an excellent guide for the correct application of communication and basic counselling skills.

This course offers a step-by-step guide to counselling theory practice and takes the reader through the counselling process from the initial first meeting and assessment, right through to end of the counsellor-client relationship, providing advice on how to structure and manage therapeutic work in many aspects of the therapeutic relationship.

Empathy, congruence, psychological contact, unconditional positive regard and so forth are defined not only as the basis of counselling but also of the counsellor’s wider role within the counselling scenario. This course provides an in-depth exploration with common examples and exercises to assist understanding of the theory and the development of the outlined counselling skills. Suitable for all therapists and beginners.

The course provides a rich and very deep look at the relationship that exists between counsellor and client. The skill of counselling is the ability to listen and interpret what the client has spoken to you.

Course Provider:

Open College UK Ltd


This course is set in the English language and is entirely coursework based. All notes and reading materials, including text book/s are supplied by us direct in one complete package. There are no other required text or materials, books to purchase. We supply everything for you within your course package for the low fee shown. There are no hidden or additional fees to pay.

Method of Learning:

This is a home study, distance learning course. All of your course study materials are posted to you in one complete study package. All of your coursework is to be completed within the outlined period. This course is structured in an EASY LEARNING and user friendly way.


Upon completion of this home learning programme, students should be able to understand the basics of many key areas within this subject. Participants of the course will have acquired an overall basic understanding of the subject matter and will have achieved a sound basis to summarize important topics and be reasonably competent to make further progress and educational development in this field with a range of theoretical skills and insights to assist with any short or long term goals.

Grading Assessment:

This course is assessed upon the successful completion and submission of coursework with a Pass, Merit or Distinction. Distinction is 90%. All content is course work based, home study through the post or online, depending on the subject being studied. NO attendance or visits to any exam centre is required on this subject.

Entry Requirements:
There are NO entry requirements. No background training or qualifications are required. Anyone can enrol at any time, beginners, intermediates and experienced all year round. You are expected to be able to read and write or type/word process your coursework and be able to understand the English language.

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