Introduction to Counselling Skills Certificate – Level 2
Level: 2 | Duration: 15 weeks | Start Date: September 2019
What is this course about?
This qualification gives you the opportunity to investigate the knowledge and skills needed to use counselling skills and engage in a helping interaction appropriately. This qualification is useful for anyone who uses (or would like to use) counselling skills at work or in a personal capacity.
What will I learn on this course?
You will have an opportunity to identify and practise a range of skills used when participating in counselling skills interactions. You will also be introduced to the key elements of the main theoretical approaches to counselling as well as the concepts of diversity and ethics and their importance in the use of counselling skills. You will have an opportunity to reflect on your personal and future development and identify potential sources of support.
Why choose Riverside College for this course?
Our team of highly qualified and experienced Counselling lecturers will support you to understand the skills needed to communicate effectively. You will consider the variety of contexts and settings within which counselling skills are used (e.g. support services, healthcare, social care, youth and community work, early years). This course could also contribute to Continuous Professional Development (CPD) requirements.
How will I be assessed?
You are required to create a portfolio of evidence which shows that you’ve met the standards associated with each unit.
What are the Entry Requirements?
A minimum of GCSE English at grade D or equivalent (e.g. functional skills Level 1 or online skills assessment at level 1) completed within the last 5 years is required.
Are there any costs associated with this course?
Course fee 2019 to be confirmed. (Course fee 2018 was £220).
Fee remission may be available depending on your individual circumstances and the course you have chosen to study. Government guidelines and eligibility for 2019 are yet to be confirmed.
What will this course lead on to?
On completing this level 2 Award you will be eligible for progression on to the NCFE Level 3 Diploma in Counselling Skills.
For more information on start dates, times, course fees and any fee concessions available please see our adult course guide.
- Lectures 0
- Quizzes 0
- Duration 50 hours
- Skill level All levels
- Language English
- Students 0
- Assessments Yes