Effective Listening Advanced Course


It is essential that applicants have already completed the Effective Listening Foundation Course.

This is a 5-day course which includes a 3-day residential element.  The course will build on the skills learned on the two-day Effective Listening Foundation course and will introduce participants to the full mirroring method of listening.  This is an intensive course. A full application form will be sent to those who have booked or expressed an interest in the course

The course provides the opportunity for participants to:

  • Reflect on their own life’s journey
  • Develop and practise active listening skills
  • Explore the work of listening and balancing demands
  • Understand the importance of listening to the whole person
  • Understand the importance of listening to feelings in others and self
  • Discover the limits of competence and reflect on the importance of good practice and signposting
  • Understand the importance of reflective practice
  • Explore an understanding of the spiritual dimension of listening
  • Reflect on the continuing listening journey
  • Reflect on the importance of mutual respect and encouragement for learning in a group setting.

As with the Effective Listening Foundation Course participants will be invited to draw on and share aspects of their own life’s experience within a safe and confidential environment.  Listening in pairs and triads is an integral part of the learning. At the end of the course, the listening skills of the participants will be assessed. A certificate of achievement will also be awarded to participants on successful completion of the course.

The cost includes full course notes

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Whom will it benefit?

Those participating in the training programme to become a Registered Listener or Trainer with Listen Well Scotland, or those who have a particular listening role as part of their work, or as part of Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

Credit Rating: this course also provides participants with the opportunity to gain 20 credits at SCQF Level 8 (Edinburgh Napier University) by completing the additional components of both practical and written assessments to the required standard.  There is a supplementary cost for this.

Additional information


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