Course details

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Qualification name Award in Introduction to Counselling Skills (RQF)
Qualification level 2
Awarding organisation Counselling & Psychotherapy Central Awarding Body
Course type Classroom based
Course hours Part-time
Course start date 28th April 2023
Cost £296.00
Attendance pattern Daytime

Discover the learning experience and opportunities you can expect from this course.

This course is aimed at those who wish to gain an insight into counselling. This course is particularly useful if you work in a supporting role. The qualification is not suitable for anyone who is currently in a state of severe emotional difficulty and/or severe psychological confusion.

Find out what qualifications and skills you will need for this course.

You must be 17 or over and have basic computer skills, access to a printer and a working email account.

View the key features of this course.

This Introduction to Counselling Skills course will give you insight into counselling work and help you consider if you wish to train to become a counsellor. During the sessions, you will enhance your emotional and social skills - including listening and communication skills - which will help you to understand yourself and your relationships with partners, family, work colleagues and friends more clearly. It will raise awareness on how to communicate with others and how this l

Understand how the course will be delivered.

Q: If I am in personal counselling can I attend? A: You should be free from personal counselling for at least 12 months before applying for this course.

Find out what material you will need.

Our lecturers are all qualified counsellors with private practice experience.

Find out more about exams, assignments and assessments.

Your portfolio will be internally assessed and a minimum 80% attendance is required. There is no formal external assessment.

It is possible to continue onto the Certificate in Counselling Skills Level 2 followed by the Certificate in Counselling Studies Level 3, before completing the Counselling Diploma Level 4, subject to an interview at each of these levels.

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Name North Devon Campus
Address Old Sticklpath Hill
EX31 2BQ
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Phone 01271 852419

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North Devon Campus 7th March 2023 View course

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