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Step into Counselling - Taster (LBRuT)
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This course will be delivered online.

This taster course is delivered on behalf of the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames (LBRuT) and is open to Richmond upon Thames residents only. Residents can enrol on one free LBRuT course per academic year.

LBRuT taster courses are designed to give you a flavour of the subject you may be interested in learning.
This [online] Counselling taster course is delivered on behalf of the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames (LBRuT) and is open to Richmond upon Thames residents only. Residents can enrol on one free LBRuT course per academic year.

Course Content

LBRuT taster courses are designed to give you a flavour of the subject you may be interested in learning, and we provide a range of longer programmes (many of them free or with generous concessions for eligible learners) that you can progress onto. The taster courses are free to residents of Richmond upon Thames and are delivered on behalf of the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames (LBRuT). Richmond residents can enrol on one free LBRuT course per year.This taster course will be of interest to you if you want to know more about what counselling is and what it involves. At the end of this course you will be able to apply to the 'Introduction to Counselling' course and then, if you wish to gain a qualification in this area, the full Level 2 qualification course.

You will be assessed by your tutor on your progress towards the learning outcomes for this
very short course.

Entry Requirements

To be eligible for this course you must be resident in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames and age 19 or over on the start date of the course. (LBRuT residents are entitled to one free LBRuT course per academic year.)

There are no academic entry requirements for this Taster course however you will need to have Level 2 English skills in order to progress to the Level 2 qualification course.

First Class Requirements

You will need to be able to access online learning. You will need either a PC (with a camera and microphone), laptop, tablet, or smartphone and access to the internet to be able to join the lessons. Lessons will run at the published time – so please be ready and set up to join in.

Additional Information

Some of our courses are now delivered through remote learning, including video conferencing (using Microsoft Teams, Zoom, Skype) and email contact with your tutor.

If your course is indicated as an ONLINE COURSE, you will need either a PC (with a camera and microphone), laptop, tablet, smartphone and access to the internet to be able to join the lessons. Lessons will run at the published time – so be ready and set up to join in.

We hope you will enjoy this new approach to learning – many of our learners have commented on how they are enjoying the classes and have improved their IT and digital skills in the process.

Please don't worry if some of this is new to you - you are not alone! See here for guidance on how to use our simple software. If you are experiencing any problems with connection or installing software for your online class please contact our eLearning support team via the Student Intranet Portal: https://my.rhacc.ac.uk. We are here to help you.

You will be assessed by your tutor on your progress towards the learning outcomes for this
very short course.

You must attend on time and commit to attending the entire session.

Some of our courses are now delivered through remote learning, including video conferencing (using Microsoft Teams, Zoom, Skype) and email contact with your tutor.
If your course is indicated as an ONLINE COURSE, you will need either a PC (with a camera and microphone), laptop, tablet, smartphone and access to the internet to be able to join the lessons. Lessons will run at the published time – so be ready and set up to join in.
We hope you will enjoy this new approach to learning – many of our learners have commented on how they are enjoying the classes and have improved their IT and digital skills in the process.
Please don't worry if some of this is new to you - you are not alone! See here for guidance on how to use our simple software. If you are experiencing any problems with connection or installing software for your online class please contact our learning resource team on lrc@rhacc.ac.uk. We are here to help you.
you are expected to attend all sessions and arrive on time.
Some of our courses are now delivered through remote learning, including video conferencing (using Microsoft Teams, Zoom, Skype) and email contact with your tutor.
If your course is indicated as an ONLINE COURSE, you will need either a PC (with a camera and microphone), laptop, tablet, smartphone and access to the internet to be able to join the lessons. Lessons will run at the published time – so be ready and set up to join in.
We hope you will enjoy this new approach to learning – many of our learners have commented on how they are enjoying the classes and have improved their IT and digital skills in the process.
Please don't worry if some of this is new to you - you are not alone! See here for guidance on how to use our simple software. If you are experiencing any problems with connection or installing software for your online class please contact our learning resource team on lrc@rhacc.ac.uk. We are here to help you.
you are expected to attend all sessions and arrive on time.

• If you require further course information or advice & guidance that is not answered in this outline, please email art@rhacc.ac.uk

• If you would like general information about the college, for example, fees & finance, funding, term dates or opening times please email info@hracc.ac.uk or drop in to our main reception area.