Para-counselling (Basic)

This course is jointly managed by Blended Concept Pte Ltd, a social enterprise registered with raiSE Singapore. 


When your loved ones needs your support emotionally, are you equip to step-up to the task?

Professional intervention from trained counselors might not always be available when you are in need. Para-counseling can be an important competency to enhance meaningful interaction and emotional support for your clients, co-workers, loved ones. The course aims to equip individuals with the fundamental knowledge and skills in counselling engagement, when working alongside with certified counselling professionals in their daily work.

Learning Outcomes:
At the end of the workshop, participants will
• Provide engagement and support to clients throughout the counselling process according to the care plans
• Apply communication methods relating to para-counselling, including listening and questioning techniques
• Recognise barriers of communication in the communication process with clients
• Apply active listening skills and questioning techniques when communicating with clients
• Maintain client confidentiality and privacy taking into considerations ethics related to providing engagement and support for clients

21 hours including face-to-face learning, online learning and assessment

Target Audience:
General public who wants to learn more about para-counselling

Language of Instruction:

Course Fees
$560.00 (before training grant from SSG)
This course is eligible for SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) WSQ Funding for participants who are Singapore Citizen or Permanent Resident.
Outstanding nett fee can be offset with your Skillsfuture credit. 

Course Code:
Para-counselling (Basic) - TGS-2020504423

Learners who have successfully completed and passed the assessment will receive a Statement of Attainment (SOA) in Para-counselling (Basic) issued by SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG). 

Course Fee & Subsidies

Employer-sponsored (SME)

Nett Fee after training grant subsidy: $168.00

Employer-sponsored (non-SME, Age<40 yr old)

Nett Fee after training grant subsidy: $280.00

Employer-sponsored (non-SME, Age>40 yr old)

Nett Fee after training grant subsidy: $168.00

Self-sponsored (Age<40 yr old)

Nett Fee after training grant subsidy: $280.00

Self-sponsored (Age>40 yr old)

Nett Fee after training grant subsidy: $168.00


Full fee: $560