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Questions about the Diploma course?

Our Diploma course is 3 years, part time, term time only and includes a couple of Saturdays. We follow the Sheffield Schools calendar. The course runs 9.30-2pm. The October 2023 intake will be on Wednesday morning starting the first week of October. Information can be downloaded via the ‘courses’ page on the website which includes […]

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Questions about the Foundation Course?

We are a training provider of counselling courses at Foundation and Diploma level.  Here I will answer some questions regarding training at Foundation level in Counselling Skills & Theory. If you have no previous training in Counselling Skills & Theory you will need to begin with a Foundation course.  Our Foundation course is an academic […]

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Personal Development Training Day

On Saturday 6th October we held a training day for our current trainees and graduates of The Academy S.P.A.C.E The day’s focus was on Personal Development and was led in the morning by Colin Feltham and the afternoon session was delivered by Emma Garrard. These training days not only provide Personal development opportunities but they […]

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Introduction to Counselling Skills

The ‘Introduction to Counselling Skills’ module is the first Module on the Foundation course but can also be taken as a ‘Taster’. ¬†Many students begin with this module before committing to the full academic year of the Foundation course. We are accepting applications now. The taster starts in September and runs annually. A short application […]

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Foundation students Applying for the Diploma

If you are an existing foundation student and wish to apply for the Diploma then you will need to update your foundation application. The deadline for Diploma applications is the end of May. 1. Update your personal statement to include learning from the foundation course 2. Update your employment history, work experience and training if […]

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Thinking about becoming a Counsellor?

Have you been thinking about training to be a Counsellor? Would you like to learn Counselling Skills? One of our Foundation students started the course in September and has kindly agreed to write a post about what it’s like:- I never finished my degree. I went to university to study economics, found it wasn’t for […]

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Trainee Counsellor Blog sites

A few of our students choose to write blogs on their reflections whilst training. They pick topics within Counselling which they are perhaps wishing to highlight and question for themselves. Click on the following to view their pages. Ciaran Graduate Diploma Student¬† Ben Graduate Diploma Student A number of our graduates can also be found […]

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S.P.A.C.E for Blogs!

Hello and welcome to our new S.P.A.C.E for blogging! We hope to bring you regular blogs about what it is like to train as a counsellor This was inspired by our students, a number of whom, have started writing blogs. We encourage the writing of journals to reflect on practice and learning and in some […]

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