Counselling Skills - Level 2

Course Code: SC1FE345


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22/02/2022Bispham Campus18 WeeksApply
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Course Overview

This engaging programme allows you to explore counselling theories and practices and develop valuable interaction skills for working with others.

It provides a nationally-recognised qualification to support career progression for those wanting to work with people and those that already do.

On this course you will hone the personal qualities and attributes essential for overall success in working life.

The course does not fully qualify you as a counsellor. If this is your career aim we have other more suitable courses available.

Entry Requirements

You don't need any previous counselling training or experience, however you will need to be able to undertake written and spoken assessments at level 2.

You need to be at least 19 and must not be in a state of severe emotional difficulty or psychological confusion, nor involved in substance misuse.

Qualification Obtained

Certificate in Counselling Skills

Career Options and Progression

Assessment Methods

Teaching and Learning Methods

The course is delivered in weekly three-hour sessions over a period of 20 weeks. You will also need to devote some time to independent study in order to complete your portfolio of evidence.

Teaching is via group activities and discussions, and tutor-led sessions, with practice skills sessions allowing you to develop your counselling skills.

All these elements will feed into your assignments and the portfolio of evidence we ask you to build.

Industry Placement and Field Trips

Other Costs and Equipment Needed

Expert Tutors

All staff involved in the delivery of adult education courses within the College are approved to teach the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering a given programme are appropriately qualified and, where appropriate, possess relevant technical and industrial experience and professional practice.

Tuition Fees

Regulation and Accreditation

Terms and Conditions

European Structural and Investment Funds
Council for Independent Education
European Social Fund
Lancaster University
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