Certificate course in Guidance and Counselling

Certificate course in Guidance and Counselling course

ETA offers a certified Guidance & Counselling course for professionals who want to become practicing counsellors for betterment of society. The course enhances the capabilities of students & enables them with tools & techniques to assess, analysis and provide remedies for personal & professional problem solving and development. The program includes interactive sessions with domain experts, case studies and group sessions.

  •  To develop an understanding of the concepts of guidance and counselling.
  • To develop an understanding of the types of guidance.
  •  III) To acquaint students with different testing devices and techniques of guidance.
  • To develop and understanding of the role of the counsellor/  teacher as a counsellor.   
  • To create an awareness of the working of guidance centres.


Course Fees 

Exam fee




  • Time – as per scheduled between 8am to 2 pm
  • Duration – 6 months
  • Eligibility – 12th  passed/ Graduate.
Theory        Practical

Unit 1 : Guidance

A) Meaning, Nature, Need of Guidance

B) Functions of Guidance.


 Unit 2 : Types of Guidance

A) Educational Guidance – meaning, need and importance. 

B) Vocational Guidance – meaning, need and importance.

C) Personal Guidance – meaning, need and importance. 


Unit 3 : Guidance Services 

A) Job Analysis – concept, need 

B) Job Satisfaction-concept, factors affecting job satisfaction 

C) Occupational Information – concept, need. 


Unit 4 :

A) Guidance of the Differently – Abled Students – Gifted, Slow Learners, Learning Disabilities (Dyslexia, Dysgraphia, Dyscalculia) – Identification 

B) Mainstreaming and providing support services to Differently – Abled Students. 


Unit 5 :

A) Counselling – meaning, purpose, scope. 

B) Types of Counselling – Directive, Non-directive, Eclectic. 


Unit 6 :

A) Process of Counselling (Introduction, in – depth, communication, suggestion).

B) Skills in Counselling (listening, questioning, responding).

C) Role of the Counsellor, Professional Ethics of a Counsellor.


Unit 7 : Tools of Guidance and Counselling.

A) Psychological tests – meaning, need, limitations. 

B) Testing – Intelligence, Aptitude, Attitude, Achievement, Interest, Personality, 


Unit 8 :  Techniques of Guidance and Counselling

A) Interview – types, procedure 

B) Case Study 

C) Cumulative Record 

D) Anecdotal Record 

E) Diary 

F) Questionnaire

  1. Doing a Job Analysis and preparing a report.
  2.  Visiting a guidance care centre  and write  a report.
  3.  Doing a Case Study of a differently  abled student and preparing a report.
  4. Familiarizing with the administration of a standardized intelligence test, an attitudinal scale, and an achievement test.
  5. Visiting an old age homes/orphanage centre /special school  and      writing  a report.
  6. Counselling practice 
  7. Taking History of the client.
Assessment - Theory and Practical