Course related queries
What is UCLA Extension? Is it the same as the University of California?
UCLA Extension is the continuing education division of University of California, Los Angeles. You can read more about it here.
What is the teaching method for this course? Are there any books required?
The course is completely online and doesn't require any books. It is a combination of recorded videos and reading material for the 'Green Belt Certification' modules which could be downloaded in the PDF format. For the 'UCLA Extension' modules, there are only videos which form the course.
How many modules are there in the entire course?
The entire course is divided into two sections. The first section is the 'Green Belt Certification' from Univariety which consists of 6 modules with sub sections and the second section is the 'UCLA Extension' which consists of 9 modules.
Will the course cover details about the admission processes in countries which are considered as the major destinations for higher education?
GCC covers the admission processes of all major countries like USA, UK, Singapore, Australia and Hong Kong. It will also cover the pathways of some popular courses, admission to top universities in the above mentioned countries and scholarship options.
What is the course content?
You can visit this link to go through the course content.
How long does it take to complete the course?
The course is 40 hours self paced course and can be accessed at your convenience. The first section of the ‘Green Belt Certification' has to be completed within a period of 6 months. The second section of the 'UCLA Extension' will be given to the candidates after completion of the first section and has to be completed within a time period of 3 months. Typically, it takes 2-3 months of time to complete the entire course if you devote 2- 3 hours per week.
Are there any practical sessions? Is it mandatory to attend?
You will get an opportunity to shadow a 'Univariety Expert Counselor' in a counseling session which is conducted either through a digital medium (conducted on the Univariety chat portal and Univariety app) or in-person (available only at cities where Univariety has partnered schools) for a period of 12 hours. However, this is optional but it will help you to enhance your knowledge. If you are keen on this option, then please note that you will be eligible for these sessions only after completion of the 5th module.
Course related queries
What certification will I get after successful completion of this course?
You will be awarded with a 'Green Belt certification' in 'Global Career Counseling' by Univariety and a 'Record of Participation' in 'Global Career Counseling' by University of California Los Angeles Extension.
What is the validity of the UCLA Extension certification?
This certification has lifelong validity.
Do I need to pay anything extra for the certificates?
Not at all! Once you have completed the course, we will send the hard copies of the certificates to the address provided by you.
Can I take up only the UCLA Extension module to get a certificate?
You will have to complete all modules of both Univariety and UCLA Extension in order to get a certificate because each set covers different aspects of counseling which are extremely important to learn and cannot be left out. So you cannot complete any one module only to get the certification.
Assessments related queries
What is the process of moving from one module to another?
Like in most of the courses, there are assessments in this one too. You will need to complete a quiz after each module. These assessments are in the form of multiple choice questions. You will need to score a minimum score of 65% for the ‘Green Belt Certification' and a 100% for the 'UCLA Extension'. You will have unlimited attempts to clear the 'UCLA Extension' assessments.
How many attempts are allowed for the 'Green Belt Certification' quiz?
A maximum of three attempts are allowed for each quiz that you take in this section. After this, if you are still unable to clear the quiz, you will need to make a payment of RS 250/- for each attempt thereafter.
Post course completion queries
Will I be able to counsel students on my own after completion of this course?
Yes, you will definitely be able to counsel students because the course/modules will cover aspects like how to effectively counsel students, techniques of counseling, expectations that parents and students have, how to resolve their conflicts, etc. Apart from this, you are also advised to regularly read up on certain topics to enhance your knowledge and keep yourself updated of any changes made in each admission cycle.
How would this certificate add value to my CV?
There is more than one way in which the certificate will add value to your CV. Take a look at all the benefits here.
Will you help me get a job after completion of the course?
The course will arm you with all the necessary information along with an internationally recognized certification that will increase your chances of getting a job by 60%. Moreover, our tie ups with various Indian job portals will help you find employment easily.
How will you help me open a counseling setup to guide students?
Univariety provides full support to candidates who wish to set up their own counseling setup after completion of the course. The 'Support for Entrepreneurship Program' is aimed towards empowering counselors to become an entrepreneur. Please click the link to know more about the 'Support for Entrepreneurship Program'.
Course fee related queries
What is the payment process for the GCC course?
Payment can be done online. You can visit the below link and click on Enroll Now.
Can I pay the course fee in installment?
We do have an educational loan facility available through which you can pay the course fee in EMI. You can click on the link to know more.
What is the next step after I make the payment?
You will get an email with the login credentials as soon as you make the payment. Post this, you will get a call from the support team within the next 12 business hours who will activate the course for you and guide you how to access the course.
Can I get a refund post enrollment?
No, it will not be possible to process refund post enrollment.
Will I get access to an expert counselor at Univariety to answer my queries?
You can rely on Univariety expert counselors to help you during your journey. You can write to firstname.lastname@example.org where your queries will be answered in 48 working hours by an expert counselor from the Univariety team.
Apart from this, you will also have the privilege to get your queries cleared after completion of the course for up to one whole year
What happens if I am unable to login or if I have any technical issues?
Univariety has a fully fledged Customer Support team who could be contacted on 040- 67863355 between 10 AM to 7 PM from Monday to Friday.