What is the cosca certificate in counselling skills?

What is the cosca certificate in counselling skills?

The Certificate in Counselling Skills course is designed, in association with Counselling & Psychotherapy in Scotland (COSCA), for people for whom counselling skills could be useful in their normal day-to-day work or as the starting point for a change in career.

Which is the best counselling qualification?

Your core practitioner training should be at the minimum level of a diploma in counselling or psychotherapy, but could be a bachelor’s degree, master’s degree or doctorate. These courses usuall run at further or higher education colleges or universities.

How do I become a qualified Counsellor in Scotland?

To practise as a counsellor employers will require you to have undertaken professional training and you’ll need a counselling qualification at foundation degree/diploma level to join a professional body or to become accredited.

How do I become a Counsellor in Edinburgh?

Start a career in Counselling

  1. Introduction to Counselling (SCQF Level 5) The aim of this course is to introduce you to skills required to offer support through listening and responding skills.
  2. Counselling HNC (SCQF Level 7)
  3. COSCA Certificate in Counselling Skills (SCQF Level 7)

How long is cosca course?

The 4 modules are 30 hours each and are typically completed within 12 months. Participants are required to achieve 85% attendance per module.

What is a cosca course?

COSCA (Counselling and Psychotherapy in Scotland) seeks to advance and support all forms of counselling, psychotherapy and the use of counselling skills; and to promote high quality counselling supervision and continuing professional development for all individuals and agencies delivering counselling services and …

What can you do with a counselling diploma?

Depending upon the exact content of your degree, you can look at jobs such as:

  • Advice worker.
  • Counsellor.
  • Counselling Psychologist.
  • Family Support Worker.
  • High Intensity Therapist.
  • Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner.
  • Psychotherapist.
  • Social Worker.

Are Counsellors well paid?

On average, a full-time counsellor can earn almost $80,000 annually, although a counsellor’s experience level will influence that average. Here are some average annual salaries for different counselling positions: Substance abuse counsellors assist clients in working through drug and alcohol addictions and recovery.

What does cosca stand for?


Acronym Definition
COSCA Conference of State Court Administrators
COSCA Confederation of Scottish Counselling Agencies (UK)
COSCA Conejo Open Space Conservation Agency (Thousand Oaks, CA)
COSCA Collaborative Study of Cassava in Africa (agricultural research)

Are counsellors well paid?

What level is a diploma in counselling?

The course is a Level 5 training accredited with CPCAB (Counselling and Psychotherapy Central Awarding Body). The total number of training hours is 405 ‘Guided Learning Hours’ consisting of lectures, seminars, and group work.

What is the cosca certificate in counselling skills in Glasgow?

COSCA Certificate in Counselling Skills in Glasgow (COSCA Full Validation Achieved), SCQF Level 8 ACT Counselling Services are pleased to announce the commencement of the COSCA Certificate in Counselling Skills. This course fulfills the minimum entry requirements for many Diplomas in Counselling across Scotland, including our own.

What are the different types of cosca courses?

Courses – General Information 1 Courses – General Information. Funding information for participants on COSCA Validated Courses. 2 Counselling Skills Courses. 3 Counselling Supervision Courses. 4 Diploma Courses 5 Further Steps in Counselling Skills. 6 Group Counselling Skills. 7 Specialist Courses

How do I apply for a cosca course?

Please contact [email protected] or 0141 332 0229 for an informal chat or download the application form. COSCA Certificate in Counselling Skills – SCQF level 8 – 40 credits. Further information about the COSCA course can be found on the COSCA website. The cost of each module is £300 or £1200 for the full course (4 modules).

Is the diploma cosca accredited?

The Diploma has been awarded initial validation from COSCA, the accrediting and validating body in Scotland for counsellors and counselling training. We are currently working towards credit rating and banding with a University.