Counselling Courses

The counselling courses offered by Asian College of Teachers have been exclusively designed for teaching professionals who are willing to develop their skills in school counselling. Both aspiring teachers and working teachers can now choose to contribute better perspectives in students' lives for holistic education.

About the Course

Today's education system needs teachers who are familiar with dealing with diverse situations and who can connect meaningfully with students. ACT's Academic experts have concisely developed Counselling courses for teachers/aspiring teachers to help them get equipped with counselling skills, the means to assist students to develop positivity in their lives. The course has been divided into 3 different levels with an extended curriculum; Certificate, Diploma, and PG Diploma. Professional training of 21st century teachers can only be holistic when professionals can hone their skills on multiple levels, including mental and emotional health aspects.

Key Information

Course Levels/Duration

Certificate Course (4 months)

The 4 months certificate in counselling program is an online course, suitable for any teaching professionals who want to be one step ahead in the teaching field. Besides being equipped with teaching skills, the certificate program in counselling allows one to bring integrated guidance in teaching and learning. This is also a perfect addition to the resume for ones who are working teachers and want to upgrade their teaching profile. The self-paced learning mode provides confidence and motivation to pursue academic goals.

Diploma Course (8 months)

The Diploma in counselling is a comprehensive course designed for both newbies and experienced teachers to add a new set of skills within themselves. The 8-month program helps the learner to instill proficiency in student counselling, its techniques, and approaches. The curriculum consists of different aspects of the behavioral, emotional, and therapeutic role of the teacher. Learn modern teaching methodologies and counselling techniques to deal with diverse cultures, different learning styles, etc. Online Diploma in Counselling is a perfect course for those with a busy life and who want to advance in their career.

P G Diploma Course (12 months)

The PG Diploma in Counselling for Teachers is an intensive online program, providing an opportunity to harness different aspects of student counselling alongside, mastering modern teaching methodologies. This 12 months program is designed with multiple elements of counselling such as crisis management, classroom behavioral psychology, the role of a teacher in teaching and counselling. The educational field demands teachers who are well versed with students' psychology and knows how to meet the needs of the learners. 21st-century teaching is incomplete without bringing a comprehensive approach to teaching.

Eligibility, Duration & Course Fee

Course name Eligibility Duration Course fee (INR) Learning Mode
Certificate in Counseling (4 months) High school Diploma (10+2)
Proficiency in written & spoken English required
4 months 25,000* Online
Diploma in Counseling (8 months) High school Diploma (10+2)
Proficiency in spoken and written English
8 months 35,000* Online
PG Diploma in Counseling (12 months) A diploma degree or equivalent
Proficiency in spoken and written English
12 months 45,000* Online

Curriculum

Admission and Support Services

  • Easy and simple admission process
  • The application can be submitted online
  • Payment can be completed in online mode
  • Avail our experienced tutor support throughout the course
  • Candidates can learn at their own pace; self-paced learning
  • Additional support of online videos and reference materials are also provided
  • 100% placement assistance for all our ACT students

Career Opportunities

The counselling program has been designed to prepare candidates to work as a teacher as well as counselling in the educational field. Candidates upon successfully completing the course can become –


  • A class teacher in an inclusive setting
  • Pre and primary school counselor
  • A teacher at an international school
  • Teachers in schools abroad
  • A teacher in-charge
  • A teacher or a counsellor in NGOs

Certification & Accreditation

  • The candidates will receive a globally recognized certificate from Asian College of Teachers.
  • ACT is a member of CPD Certification Service UK
  • The Counselling courses are accredited by International Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (QAHE)
  • ACT is an organizational member of Childhood Education International (CEI)
  • ACT holds membership of European Association for International Education (EAIE)
  • All ACT courses are endorsed by NCC, an awarding organization and a global provider of British education