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Counselling Skills Level 2 Certificate

Activate Learning
Course summary
Professional Training
1 year
Full time
Bracknell
Course Dates
Bracknell
15/09/2022

Course description

Counselling Skills Level 2 Certificate

This qualification is designed to give you the underpinning knowledge, skills and competencies to use counselling skills ethically and safely.

Training Course Content

What you'll learn

During the course you will learn:

  • How to work safely and ethically in a helping session
  • How to arrange and manage a helping session
  • The role of difference and diversity and how these can influence a helping session
  • The importance of self-awareness in counselling
  • A variety of listening, responding and attending skills
  • How to give and receive constructive feedback

Course delivery details

This course is 30 weeks in duration and each session is 3.5 hours. The classes are structured with a tutor led element followed by a skills element, where you will put into practice what you’ve learned.

You will receive one-to-one feedback from your tutor at key points during the course to help you develop your skills and assess areas for development.

Time commitment and independent study

Homework will take approximately two hours per week, however this will increase at key points during the course, such as before the exam and when producing the two assignments.

The course has two formal assessment elements and candidates need to be proficient in both to pass the course:

  • External exam
  • Portfolio of evidence, which will involve a variety of documents including two assignments, reviews of your learning and feedback

Continuing Studies

After qualifying at Level 3, you can apply for the CPCAB Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling which qualifies you as a Counselling Practitioner.

About provider

Activate Learning

Activate Learning is a forward-thinking education group that aims for far-reaching, progressive change and impact through learning. We work with learners as individuals, helping them make the choice of course and career pathway that’s right for them. Our mission is to provide work-ready talent for business, and...


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Contact info

Activate Learning

Oxford City Centre Campus
Oxpens Road
OX1 1SA Oxford Oxfordshire

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www.activatelearning.ac.uk


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