Introduction to Psychology & Counselling

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Work towards a qualification in counselling & psychology with The Career Academy’s Introduction to Psychology and Counselling. This is a good foundation for those interested in the main principles and approaches to the study of human behaviour. Get an overview of behaviourist theory, understand what motivates people, and explore Freud, Maslow and self-actualisation. Learn about complementary and conflicting motives and use this introduction to psychology to discover ways that you might be able to motivate or manage people en route to their goals – or wellness. Enrol now to begin your journey towards a qualification in counselling & psychology.

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~70 Hours
 | 6 Months Access
Study at your own pace – students generally complete one module per-week. See our free course guide for detailed duration information.

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THE COURSE REALLY SPARKED A HUGE CONNECTION WITH ME FOR FURTHERING PSYCHOLOGY WHICH I NEVER KNEW I HAD!

‘The ability to study online and in my own time was really appealing.’ Amali says. ‘It enabled me to complete the course within just a few months which was great.’ This isn’t uncommon for our students, as self-paced truly means self-paced, and some students end up moving through their courses faster than the duration which we have on the websites.

COURSE BENEFITS

    • Use an introduction to psychology to motivate people at work 
    • Discover how understanding psychology can become a tool for progress
    • Gain foundation knowledge with an Introduction to Psychology & Counselling course
    • Extend your knowledge of psychology & counselling to enhance work relationships
    • Learn ways to help others resolve issues at work & home
    • Get 24/7 access to your course material
    • Open the door to an exciting new career path
    • The Career Academy donates a portion of all course proceeds to Youthline

COURSE CONTENTS

The Introduction to Psychology & Counselling  comprises the following 7 modules;

  1. The Nature and Scope of Psychology
  2. The Neurological Basis of Behaviour
  3. Environmental Effects on Behaviour
  4. Consciousness and Perception
  5. Personality
  6. Psychological Development
  7. Needs, Drives and Motivation

FREE membership to the International Association for Counselling

Upon successful completion of this course, you’ll receive a 12-month student membership to the International Association for Counselling. This membership includes a number of fantastic benefits:
  • FREE 12-month student membership to the International Association for Counselling on completion
  • Access to thousands of counselling articles through the International Association for Counselling Journal
  • Interactive webinars and newsletters to keep you update to date with the latest industry trends
  • Connect with opportunities in the field of counselling
  • Gain contacts in the field and get access to networking opportunities
  • Counselling conference and events discounts
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There are no entry requirements or prerequisites to enrol on this course. You can enrol online directly by clicking on “Enrol Now” and following the prompts. Alternatively, you can enrol over the phone with our friendly student advisors – call 0800 342 829 or email them at info@careeracademy.co.nz

This course costs $395.00 + GST or only $25 per week on a no-deposit, interest-free payment plan. Click here to get started now.

This course takes approximately 70 hours, and you’ll have up to 6 months to complete. Study in your own time, at your own pace. Most of The Career Academy courses are designed so that you do one module a week, but if life gets busy, you can apply for a course extension if you need more time.

Contact a friendly student advisor on 0800 342 829 to learn about potential career outcomes and where our courses could take you. Employers often approach The Career Academy looking for students and advertise jobs in our Career Centre, which you can access once enrolled. You’ll also receive a FREE CV review.

Your course is delivered through our online learning platform, which you can access from any web browser 24/7 to work whenever and wherever you want. You can also interact with your tutors and other students within the learning environment. Online learning allows you to make the best use of your time and puts all the necessary resources at your fingertips. There are no set course start dates; you can start whenever you are ready, and your tutors and student services will check in on your progress and help you every step of the way.

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Absolutely! You’ve got a 7 day cooling off period (or trial period) at the start of your course. Take that time to look through all your learning material and get a feel for online learning. If you decide the course isn’t for you within the trial period, you’ll get a full money back guarantee*.

Many of our students use this course to compliment their other qualifications. Watch this video from Catriona Pianina, one of our successful students who was able to marry up her qualification from The Career Academy with her other qualifications and present herself to employers. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h-TIxlSS5gI
The Career Academy has developed levels to give you guidance on the difficulty of the course. Certificates are generally at TCA Level 4 and Diplomas are at TCA Level 6. You can view the levels at www.careeracademy.co.nz/course-levels

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