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Certificate in Counselling Skills Level 2

Part time course

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

Qualifications: Certificate in Counselling Skills Level 2

Start End Time Campus
25/09/2018 04/12/2018 9.30am - 3pm SGS Stroud
08/01/2019 19/03/2019 9.30am - 3pm SGS Stroud