Counselling Skills Certificate Level 2

This Level 2 course will help you to develop your counselling skills in a range of different settings. We have a person-centred approach to counselling where you can develop your skills and explore self-development.




Level 2

Course Type


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Options Course Code Starts Ends Days From To Standard Fee Overseas Fee
enquire apply 4544030 30/09/21 24/03/22 Thursday 09:20 12:50 £435 £884
enquire apply 4544010 30/09/21 24/03/22 Thursday 17:30 21:00 £435 £884

What will I study?

The course explores and examines from a theoretical and practical perspective the application of counselling skills in a range of different settings. Underpinning all learning is the Person Centred Approach of Carl Rogers which offers a challenging and exciting opportunity to work experientially and enable a deeper exploration of the development of self. The course includes 20 hours of home study. For general information, or for an Information Guide and Application Form contact the Admissions Team email: tel: 030 300 39551.

Our courses are very popular and are delivered across two sites. In order that you can receive tailored information, advice and guidance specific to your needs we would ask that you attend a Counselling Information Session.
At these sessions, you will be able to meet with a tutor, find out more about the range of courses we offer and the counselling training pathway and ask questions specific to your needs. You do not need to book, you can just turn up. Please obtain a visitor's badge from reception where you will also be informed of the location of the session. If you are unsure which course to apply for, please bring with you any copies/photos of certificates from previous study.

How will I be assessed?

Formative assessment is ongoing from tutor and peers. Final assessment is on a portfolio of work including skills feedback sheets, self-assessment, learning journal and a case study. This course is NCFE CACHE accredited.

What qualification will I achieve?

NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills.

What can I do after completing this course?

Use counselling skills in the workplace. Apply for a place on counsellor qualification training including the Foundation Degree in Person-Centred Counselling.

Are there any extra costs?

The course includes a residential weekend this cost is included in the course fee. A4 ring binder required.

Additional Info

20 hours of home study is required.

PLEASE NOTE: We do want all our students to have achieved a Level 1 Award in Interpersonal Skills, an Introduction to Counselling Skills or similar qualification prior to applying for the Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills. If you are unsure if your previous training meets this then please attend one of our Counselling Information Sessions to discuss this with a tutor.