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Certificate in Counselling Skills

  • ONLINE
  • LEVEL 2
Group of people at counselling group.

Course Overview

Completion of this qualification will help you develop knowledge and skills around counselling and will help enable you to provide support and help to others, by looking at counselling theories, key elements of the main theoretical approaches and will help develop self-understanding and reflect on values and beliefs.

This is a fully online course and therefore internet access and a suitable device is required.

Course Code

FR2BHEABS0

Entry Requirements

This is an adult funded course and therefore you will need to be:
o Aged 19 or over as of 31/8/23
o If aged between 19 and 23 years old as o...

Course Code

FR2BHEABS0

Entry Requirements

This is an adult funded course and therefore you will need to be:
o Aged 19 or over as of 31/8/23
o If aged between 19 and 23 years old as o...

Course information

Unit 1: Using counselling skills
Unit 2: Introduction to counselling skills theories
Unit 3: Diversity and ethics in the use of counselling skills
Unit 4: Counselling skills and personal development
To complete the Unit 4 assessment, You will need to demonstrate particular skills via either; a video recording submission, or an appropriate witness will be needed to observe the learner demonstrating the skills and completing a witness statement.

-An appropriate witness is classed as any person who has relevant experience, knowledge or qualifications in counselling skills. Contact can be made to the witness to validate their qualifications and experience.

On average the course takes 8-12 weeks to complete depending on the time you can dedicate to it. If at any point you feel you may have any difficulties working to the suggested time frames, please liaise with your coach/tutor to discuss suitable adjustments. The maximum time allowed will be 16 weeks from the date you are first enrolled.

This remote online learning course allows you to study around your commitments, studying on the go or in your own home and at a time that suits you. You will have the freedom to revisit areas of the course as little or as much as you like using online learning materials that you can study at your own pace within an overall time frame of 16 weeks. Support is available from qualified tutors.

The course consists of online assessments. In order to keep your learning on track you will receive automated reminders for submissions, please liaise with you coach/tutor should you have any questions about completing in a timely fashion.

TQUK accredited level 2 qualification (E-certificates upon achievement)

Nationally recognised qualification

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