Courses currently running in Tayside Scotland. See our calendar page for more details.
We are not running a face-to-face group in 2021/22, but hope to do so in 2022/23.
Email us on firstname.lastname@example.org to be informed once we have set dates for 2022/23, or sign up for our
The Rowan Certificate in Counselling Skills, validated by COSCA,
is for anybody who wants to improve their understanding of other people as well as themselves.
You will learn to:
support others by developing practical listening skills
increase your self-awareness
build rapport with others
The course is useful and practical, whether you are a sales person, parent, manager, a professional/volunteer carer or helper.
Each module carries 10 credits at SCQF Level 8.
Click here to see an online version of this Certificate in Counselling Skills.
The course involves three main strands:
Carie Taylor-Burns, Xplore Project, Dundee
Learning and Organisational Development Manager,
Housing and Community Care,
Perth and Kinross Council
All Rowan Trainers are experienced trainers as well as practising counsellors
or psychotherapists and have experience of using counselling skills in other professions. The direct
counselling practice of the tutors helps to inform and enhance the training
offered by Rowan. Each group will consist of between six and eighteen trainees,
and are taught by two trainers in larger groups.
This course is credit rated at 40 SCQF points at Level 8 by Edinburgh Napier University.
Trainees need to demonstrate competence in the learning outcomes of each module before
proceeding to the next module. This assessment is made by the submission of a written
assignment and through the trainee's skills being observed by a trainer.
The COSCA Rowan Certificate in Counselling Skills isn't just about improving your listening skills. It's a journey of self-discovery too.
If you need more information, give Rowan a call today on 01738 562 005 to speak to one
of the trainers.