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Start date: 12/04/2018 - SGS Filton
End date: 21/06/2018

Day(s): Thursday
Course length: 10 weeks
Qualifications: Certificate in Counselling Skills Level 2
Code: FLL20D1L
Cost: £350

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Course Detail

Certificate in Counselling Skills Level 2

Part time course

New Dates

New course dates are being planned for the Autumn 2017 at all levels. When they are on this site you can then enrol by contacting one of our enrolments centres. If you are interested in our level 4 starting in September 2017 - Please email for more information, alternatively you can download our application form here.

This qualification (awarded by NCFE) aims to introduce learners to the use of helping/counselling skills in everyday life and work. It would benefit those who wish to progress towards counselling qualifications, or learners who wish to study this programme in order to complement other programmes (e.g. health and social care; children’s care, learning and development; voluntary and community work).

A further aim is to heighten and extend personal awareness and development.How will I know how I am doing?

Successful completion of the course will be based upon:
• 80% attendance
• an internally assessed portfolio of evidence including:
• A project
• A Journal
• Tutor/peer assessed skills practice

Is previous experience necessary?

The minimum entry age is 18 years. Candidates will need to have either the Introduction to Counselling course, or similar award in terms of length i.e. at least 18 hours, or Certified practical experience of using counselling skills (e.g. with a voluntary agency) over at least 30 hours.

What will I learn?

• Using Counselling Skills
• Introduction to Counselling skills theory
• Diversity and ethics in the UK of counselling skills
• Counselling skills and personal development


19-23 ys - £350

24+ yrs - £350

19- 23yrs on benifits - £10

24+ yrs on benifits - £10

Dates & Costs

Certificate in Counselling Skills Level 2

Start date: 12/04/2018
End date: 21/06/2018
Course length: 10 weeks
Time(s): 9.30am - 3pm
Qualifications: Certificate in Counselling Skills Level 2
Code: FLL20D1L

Cost: £350

Start End Time Campus
12/04/2018 21/06/2018 9.30am - 3pm SGS Filton
13/04/2018 22/06/2018 9.30am - 3pm SGS Stroud