Counselling Skills, Level 2 Certificate

Course code: CPWQ302P

Subject area: Counselling

Study level: Part Time

Course level: 2

Course details

6:00pm - 9:00pm

Tuesday

21st Sep 2021 - 5th Apr 2022

Witney Campus

Contact details

enquiries@abingdon-witney.ac.uk

01235 555 585

This course helps to enhance work-place skills, especially for those in customer-focused services, including the caring professions and mental health workers, providing essential communication skills to use in a professional helping capacity. The Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills is accredited by the NCFE and is made up of four learning units: theory; skills practice; personal development; and ethics and diversity. Students are introduced to the three main theoretical approaches to counselling: person-centred, psychodynamic and CBT, as well as the basics of Transactional Analysis. Students learn to identify and practice core counselling skills. Personal development and peer group work are essential course components. Learners enhance their understanding of ethical and diversity issues and identify appropriate codes of practice to adapt to their unique work place setting. Level 2 is also the foundation level entry course into the counselling profession.

You will learn active listening and essential core counselling skills. Development of self-insight and resilience to increase your capacity to help others. Learning is experiential and practical. You will have time to practice newly learnt skills with peers in an encouraging and inspirational learning environment.

Using counselling skills, introduction to skills theory, diversity and ethics in the use of counselling skills, counselling skills and personal development.
Students completing this course may apply for an interview to progress to Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Studies, Counselling and Psychotherapy Central Awarding Body (CPCAB)
19+ years of age. Workplace experience. All applicants will be invited for a pre-course interview session.

Due to COVID-19 we are not currently planning any trips as part of your course. If we are able to organise trips during your course, the cost of these will be communicated to you at the time. Trips are optional, and you will not be penalised if you choose not to participate. Bursaries may also available to cover the cost of some trips.

There are bursaries available to help you with other course costs. Call 01235 216 298 for more information.

The rules on fee reduction are complicated and we would encourage you to talk to our Admissions staff on 01235 555 585 to discuss your options. You can find more information on our Fees and Bursaries page - search "Fees and Bursaries" at the top of the page.

16 - 18 Fee


19+ Fee

Tuition Fee: £400.00
Exam Fee: £53.00

Total Cost: £453.00


19+ Reduced Fee

Tuition Fee: £0.00
Exam Fee: £0.00

Total Cost: £0.00

Counselling Skills, Level 2 Certificate
Attendance and engagement with group course work. Evidence-based learning portfolio and journal.
Active listening and other counselling skills.