The aim of this course is to empower the individual through acquiring the skills needed to deal with challenges and to succeed in their lives and relationships. Thus it explores and teaches problem-resolution skills, communication skills and assertiveness skills. It also looks at personal values, our personality, and the role of emotional intelligence. It is particularly suited to counsellors, educators and to those who work with youth, or with young adults. Furthermore, the course includes a number of assessment tools to enhance self-awareness and self-understanding
There is no prior knowledge or experience required to embark on this rewarding certificate course. You are free to commence at a time that suits your schedule – and continue at your pace for a period of six months. Full tutor support is provided for this course.
Note: The Online Counselling College uses a person-centred approach, and Egan’s The Skilled Helper Model.
Click here for Advanced Life Skills Syllabus
Suggested textbook for the course (to be purchased by the student)
Cloud, H., & Townsend, J. (2014). Boundaries: When to say yes – how to say
no – to take control of your life. Perseus Books: New York.
Upon a satisfactory completion of a course a certificate will be mailed out to you.