Diploma in Counselling Skills

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Diploma in Counselling Skills

Diploma of Counselling Online

Boost your CV and your professional profile with an endorsed diploma of counselling online, brought to you by the team at eLearning College.  Now open for enrolment, this exclusive diploma of counselling can be taken from any location worldwide – 100% free of charge. eLearning College specialises in flexible and accessible counselling training online, with no time restrictions or deadlines imposed on any of our courses.  Take part in this exclusive diploma in counselling psychology and all learning materials are provided by us, without a penny to pay at any time.  Whether starting from scratch or looking to take you current counselling career a step further, an endorsed Level 5 Diploma in Counselling could be just the thing.

Our most advanced diploma in counselling covers an extensive range of topics and concepts at the heart of the counselling progression.  Examples of which include an overview of the counselling process, communication skills and counselling, how to develop better listening skills, stress and anger management, understanding body language, facilitation skills, the importance of emotional intelligence, and more.  Each module concludes with an online assessment in multiple choice format, and all of our courses are 100% self-paced for maximum flexibility.  Enrol online and start your diploma of counselling today, or contact the admissions team at eLearning College anytime for more information.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course the learner will be able to:

  • Differentiate between counselling and guidance 
  • Understand the qualities and characteristics of a good counsellor 
  • Describe the primary goals of counselling
  • Describe the various stages of the counselling process 
  • Build good relationships of trust and respect with clients 
  • Help clients identify and define meaningful goals
  • Understand how coaching can be used to develop their team 
  • Explore various communication skills. 
  • Develop the coaching and mentoring skills that help improve individual performance. 
  • Understand how to apply listening skills 
  • Develop rapport building strategies
  • Recognize key skills in a trainer’s toolbox and identify skill areas for development
  • Learn what non-verbal messages tell others 
  • Understand how to read visual cues more effectively 
  • Control their own body language to strengthen their communication with others
  • Define active listening and its key components 
  • Identify ways to become a better listener 
  • Use body language to reflect a positive listening attitude
  • Recognize how anger affects your body, your mind, and your behaviour. 
  • Use the five-step method to break old patterns and replace them with a model for assertive anger. 
  • Use an anger log to identify hot buttons and triggers.
  • Understand that stress is an unavoidable part of every body’slife 
  • Recognize the symptoms that tell you when you have chronic stress overload


At eLearning College, our exclusive elearning programs can be taken from any location, and are offered 100% free of charge.  It costs nothing to enrol, and we include all essential learning resources and study aids as standard.

Our self-paced courses are ideal for anyone looking to build the knowledge and skills needed to improve their career prospects.  Upon completion of your free online course, you will have the opportunity to request one of the following certificates as proof of your new skills:

  1. An official Course Completion Certificate from eLearning College
  2. A CPD Accredited Certificate to boost your CPD profile
  3. An Endorsed Certificate issued by the Quality Licence Scheme

A certificate confirming the successful completion of your course could be just the thing to boost your CV, giving you an edge over rival candidates.  A small fee is payable for each of these certificates, for which more information can be found on our pricing page

However, there is no obligation to claim any of these certificates, and there is nothing to pay to take part in any of our online programs.

For more information on our free online courses or to learn more about the three certificate options above, contact a member of the team at eLearning College today.

Course Info
Course Level Level 5
Study Method Online
Course Duration 12 Month(s)
Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements.

Start Date Ongoing
Student Feedback


Course Rating

Student Feedback


John Loabile

4 months ago

The course was very challenging, but informative and a true reflection of what I have experienced in my entire life. It covered mostly the subject matter of my psychology major I pursued @ University.


Charity Ndlovu

4 months ago

Enjoyed and gained much skills needed



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