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Accrington and Rossendale College is a firm believer that studying to become a counsellor can be a challenging yet truly rewarding career option.

The role of a counsellor is to support and help develop individuals who maybe suffering from a wide spectrum of problems ranging from anxiety and depression to financial and low self-esteem issues.

Our counselling courses are specifically designed to help students who are serious about a career in counselling obtain industry qualifications awarded by Ascentis for Level 3, NCFE for Level 2 and the Foundation Degree by Liverpool John Moores University.

Our courses are sure to give you the counselling skills you need to succeed within this industry.


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Nicola Tresize FdA Mental Health and Illness Tutor name: Audrey Moor Work experience: Lancashire Womens Centre, Criminal Justice Team Employer: Kemple View Have you studied with us before? What course? Yes, health and social care & mental health awareness. What are your plans for after college? Carry on working at Kemple View and build up […]

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FdA in Counselling Studies Foundation Degree Level 5

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