Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills (CPCAB)

This course is intended for candidates who want to learn and practise a range of counselling skills, either for personal or professional reasons.  Counselling can be applied to a wide variety of situations and are highly relevant to a range of occupations and professions where interpersonal skills are important.  This would include people working in teaching, in the caring professions or in organisations where client and customer service is important.  Counselling skills can be equally valuable in personal, family and social situations.  For many, this will be the first step towards becoming a counselling practitioner.

 

Course Content

The course aims to:

 

  • Increase the understanding of the counselling process and the skills involved
  • Achieve competency in using a defined range of counselling skills
  • Develop sensitivity and awareness about the process of change and growth
  • Give understanding on the importance of using counselling skills ethically and within the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy's (BCAP) Ethical Framework for Counselling and Psychotherapy
  • Introduce students to the major approaches to counselling and their philosophical and practical assumptions about the nature of humankind
  • Relate learning to students' own roles and work settings

Assessment includes a learning journal (ongoing), a practical assessment of skills and an external exam (1 hour)

Entry Requirements

No formal qualifications are required. Applicants will be invited to a group meeting and brief interview.  Some candidates, however, may have attended a short introductory course to counselling prior to applying for the Level 2 Certificate.

Duration and Delivery

One year, part-time - one evening a week (Thursdays 6.30pm-9.30pm) plus three Saturdays. Next course start date: mid September 2018.

Progression

Successful completion of this course would prove valuable to anyone considering applying for the NCFE Level 3 Award in Counselling Skills, or the or B A Hons. in Integrative-Relational Counselling.

Additional Information

The cost of this course is £750 for the academic year 2018/2019

Specific enquiries regarding the course should be e mailed to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  This will be forwarded to the course tutor who will be pleased to give you a call so please include a contact number.  For more information please contact our Admissions Team on 020 8268 3073 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

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