Training

At AAAIB we offer AIM Awards, Ofqual regulated  training course as well as bespoke workshops and training courses tailored to fit individual organisation needs.

General Training and Workshops

Our general workshops portfolio offers the opportunity for you to select from a number of courses/workshops. These courses are designed to enhance and increase individuals self-awareness and improve their life skills.

Topics include:

* Changing Habits and Behaviour
* Caring for Others
* Assertiveness Training
* Managing Stress
* Managing Anxiety
* Managing Depression
* Exploring Relationships
* Life Coaching
* Executive Coaching

Staff Training
Our staff training offers the opportunity to select from a number of courses/workshops. At a practical level we offer courses that will enhance and support you and your staff.

Topics include:

* Self-esteem and Assertiveness
* Effective Communication Skills
* Stress Busting and Anger Management
* Team building
* Motivational Interveiwing

AIM Awards Ofqual regulated Counselling Courses

Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills (QCF)

The AIM Awards Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills (QCF) focuses on the development of counselling skills. This qualification aims to provide a comprehensive introduction to a range of counselling skills and an understanding of the importance of using counselling skills within published ethical frameworks, such as those from the National Counselling Society (NCS), British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP).

For many this is the first step towards becoming a counselling practitioner. This qualification may also be used to launch a long-term personal development plan towards higher qualifications.

This course is quality checked by the National Counselling Society.

Level 3 Certificate in Counselling (QCF)

The AIM Awards Level 3 Certificate in Counselling (QCF) aims to further develop the skills and knowledge gained at Level 2. This qualification enables learners to work towards becoming a reflective practitioner of counselling by considering theories of human development, self-awareness, supervision and issues of difference and diversity.

It also provides knowledge and understanding of the three main core theories and theorists that underpin counselling and addresses the nature of psychological problems and how they may be approached. The specialist skills and knowledge gained in this qualification will be applicable in a range of working contexts. It will enable learners to understand the need for a firm grasp of a coherent theoretical approach to counselling or supporting others. This is particularly important prior to starting work in a supervised placement if learners progresses to Level 4.

This course is quality checked by the National Counselling Society.

Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Practice (QCF)

The AIM Awards Level 4 Diploma in Counselling Practice (QCF) is aimed at learners whose qualification goal is to achieve professional status in counselling. It may also be appropriate for those working in roles where counselling skills are needed: for example, nursing, teaching, social work, voluntary sector, the police and armed forces.

This course is accredited by the National Counselling Society and, at the discretion of the Society, is a route onto a national register of counsellors which is accredited by the Professional Standards Authority

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Level 5 Diploma: Psychotherapeutic Counselling (QCF)

The AIM Awards Level 5 Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling (QCF) provides opportunities for critical self-reflection and enables learners to work towards the production of a research proposal. The proposal will cover the field of counselling research and the methodological approaches to enquiry to assess and evaluate the practice of counselling and/or a topic relevant to the field.

All counselling courses are run in accordance with nationally recognised guidelines and adhere to a nationally recognised ethical framework. The training is conducted by qualified psychotherapists, counsellors and supervisors.

This course is accredited by the National Counselling Society and, at the discretion of the Society, is a route onto a national register of counsellors which is accredited by the Professional Standards Authority

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