This course is suitable if you would like to enhance your personal listening and responding skills at work or in a personal capacity. The NCFE Helping Skills Award will give you the opportunity to develop the skills needed to communicate effectively, and to engage in a one-to-one helping relationship appropriately.
You will consider the variety of contexts and settings in which helping skills can be used, for example within coaching and mentoring, social care, youth and community work, early years and counselling. The course is classroom based and each session runs for 3 hours each week for 13 weeks.
You will also need to allow time for research, reading and writing at home. You will create a portfolio for your work which will be assessed by the tutor.
Unit 01: Develop self-awareness for the helping relationship
Unit 02: Develop listening and communication skills for helping relationships
Unit 03: Managing the helping relationship
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This course costs: £
This course is fully funded for 16-18 year olds (if applicable).
If you are aged 19 and over at the start of the course, you may have options to help fund your studies with us. The funding you can receive depends on your personal circumstances, and could mean you are entitled to fully subsidised or reduced tuition fees.
You may also be entitled to support with travel, childcare and equipment.
To find out exactly what you could receive, contact our Helpzone team on 08000 380 123 for a free, impartial appointment, with no commitment necessary.
I chose South Devon College because I am able to study part-time and receive the support I need. The staff are very friendly and encourage you to achieve your best.Lisa Pearce
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