An application for conditional validation of this new COSCA training course is in process currently pending review the end of August 2019. We hope to offer our first Therapy Train Stirling Introduction to Counselling Skills Certificate Course in early October 2019, pending review of our training application from COSCA. Places on each course will be limited from 12 to 15 places, so early booking is recommended. For further information, feel free to email us via our contact page.
Get in touch with us during August 2019 if you would like to find out more about undertaking the COSCA Counselling Certificate training course with Therapy Train Stirling.
If there is a demand from more than 15 people interested in undertaking this COSCA training course, we will consider opening up two separate training groups.
Rebecca Black is a person-centred counsellor with over 12 years of post-training experience. She completed the University of Strathclyde Diploma in Person Centred Counselling in 2006 and continued to achieve their MSc in Counselling in 2010. During 2017 she achieved the University of South Wales MSc in Play Therapy; and in addition, she is an experienced counselling supervisor.
Rebecca is an accredited member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and also registered with the British Association of Play Therapists (BAPT).
As a graduate member of COSCA, Rebecca plans to facilitate the COSCA Certificate in Counselling Skills Training course, from Autumn 2019, for groups of 12- 15 participants at the premises of Therapy Train Stirling CIC, 35 Stirling Business Centre, 73 Wellgreen Place, Stirling, FK8 2DZ.
We plan to move into our new premises on 1st August 2019, so until we have our office landline number, anyone interested in registering interest in this COSCA training course can call our temporary office mobile number: 07761 098 686.
2019 – 2020 COSCA Counselling Certificate Training
Each module of this counselling certificate training makes up 30 hours, offered over selected Saturday afternoons during 2019 – 2020; there are 4 modules to complete over this 4 module, and in total the course comprises of 120 hours of training.
Each 30 hour module will cost £350 per participant, making up a total cost of £1,400 to complete all 4 modules.
Potential students will be interviewed during August 2019 at Therapy Train Stirling, prior to the offer of a training place. Small group training opportunities like the COSCA Certificate in Counselling can be personally demanding, and this will be explored during initial selection interviews. Participants should consider the emotional impact of a developmental course like this, on themselves and on others in the learning group. This course is based on a humanistic model of relational learning, and depends on the learning group to form a communal support for each individual.
An initial £350 fee deposit will be due, after a place on the course has been offered in advance of the first training day in October; as payment for module 1; and training fees for modules 2-4 are payable in advance. After each module has been completed, the group will have a two week break, as per COSCA guidelines.
Module One – Timetable Dates
Saturday 5th October 2019 – 1:00pm – 5:00pm [3.5 hours]
Saturday 12th October 2019 – 1:30pm -5:00pm [3.5 hours]
Saturday 19th October 2019 – 1:30pm -5:00pm [3.5 hours]
Saturday 26th October 2019 – 1:30pm -5:00pm [3.5 hours]
Saturday 2nd November 2019 – 1:30pm -5:00pm [3.5 hours]
Saturday 9th November 2019 – 1:30pm -5:00pm [3.5 hours]
Saturday 16th November 2019 – 1:30pm -5:00pm [4.5 hours]
Sat 23rd November 2019 – 1:30pm -5:00pm [4.5 hours]
Module Two begins on Saturday 11th January 2020.
Module three begins on Saturday 14th March 2020
Module Four will begin on Saturday 30th May 2020