Certificate in Christian & Pastoral Counseling

WHO CAN TAKE THIS COURSE
Wether you are a worker, church counselor, pastor or a born again christian, that wishes to be a practicing professional counselor this course is for you. This course will equip you with the principles of counseling and teach you Christian knowledge, skills and practice as recommended by the Association of Christian Counselors (ACC). You will be able to use these counseling skills in various aspect of life. The goal of the course is to help the student to acquire the skills, insights, understanding and knowledge they will need to work effectively, promoting health and wholeness from a Biblical perspective.

METHOD OF STUDY
Part-time
Full -time
Online/Distance learning

COURSE INFO
This course contains 11 modules of detailed explanation on being a professional pastoral counselor. This will give you the required knowledge needed to be able to counsel professionally using the word of God without being biased or judgemental. The course contains various short practicals exercises and case study assignments. This course will be completed within 6 months for full time, and for part time and expected to be completed between six to nine months for online/distance learning.

Full-time
This is one of the most popular courses in the institute and because of the peculiarity of this course, Full-time certificate in counseling is for a period of 6 months of two semesters. There shall be 4hours lecture per day,12 hours per week and 48 hours per month. A total of 2 lectures per day, 6 lectures per week and 24 lectures per month, minus 4 lectures for revision and test [Wednesday lecture for revision and Friday lecture for test] make a total of 20 lectures per month.
A total of 120 lectures per semester of 6 months and 240 lectures per session.
There shall be 6 exercises, 6 tests and exam at the end of each semester.

TIME TABLE:
Monday: 1st lecture- 9am-11am
Lunch break- 11am-12noon
2nd lecture- 12noon- 2pm

Wednesday: 1st lecture- 9am-11am
Lunch break- 11am-12noon
2nd lecture- 12noon- 2pm

Friday: 1st lecture- 9am-11am
Lunch break- 11am-12noon
2nd lecture- 12noon- 2pm

COST
Full time certificate courses are $1,250/ N250,000. This can be paid once or two time installments of $650/N130,000 for first semester and $600/N120,000 for second semester.

PART- TIME
TIME-TABLE
Saturday: 1st lecture- 9am-11am
2nd lecture- 11am-1pm
Lunch break- 1pm- 2pm
3rd lecture- 2pm- 4pm
4th lecture- 4pm-6pm

COST
Part- time certificate courses are also for a period of 6 months with exclusive all day lectures on Saturdays at $1,250/ N250,000. This can be paid once or two time installments of $650/N130,000 for first semester and $600/N120,000 for second semester.

ONLINE/DISTANCE LEARNING
TIME-TABLE
Online learning for certificate courses is very flexible to meet the needs of very individuals. Student are expected to round off their studies within 6 to 9 months.

COST
Online/Distance learning certificate courses are $1,250/ N250,000.

NOTE: Students can request for convenient installments payment arrangement with the institute through email to admin@instituteofcounselingng.org.

COURSE CONTENTS
CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
In addition to the accredited certificate given by the institution, students will also be awarded with CPD certificate. In order to start a private practice as a professional in this field of counseling, candidates are expected to combine this with the advanced certificate in Christian, pastoral & spiritual care course to get a diploma in Christian, Pastoral & Spiritual care.

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