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.
What do I need to join?
The minimum entry age is 19 years. Candidates will need to have either the Introduction to Counselling course or a 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.
How will I know how I am doing?
You will learn: • Using counselling skills • Introduction to counselling skills theory • Diversity and ethics in the UK of counselling skills • Counselling skills and personal development 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
What can I do next?
You can apply for a CPCAB Level 3 Certificate in Counselling.Apply for this course
Course information last updated: Monday 24th February 2020 @ 8.30am (9 hours ago)