Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills

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Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills

Who is this course for?

This course is now full. To be placed on the waiting list, please email jean.england@highlands.ac.uk

This course is suitable for individuals who have a keen interest in extending their communication skills and developing an understanding of how counselling theory can be used to influence practice in a problem solving manner. 


What are the entry requirements for the course?

Completion of the CPCAB Introduction to Counselling Skills course or prior training/experience through voluntary work is required. If you have not completed the introductory course, you should be able to demonstrate evidence of triad work. Some kind of. Some kind of work in appropriate areas would be advantageous, but not essential. All applicants will be required to attend a brief interview. Priority will be given to people who have successfully completed the introdcutory course and have been approved by their tutor for progression.

Candidates for this course need to be emotionally ready; this course is not suitable for those currently undertaking therapy or who have recently been through a traumatic life experience.  Such distance is also required for recent addiction recovery.  For guidance please speak to the administrator.


How long is this course?

90 hours over one year, beginning either Monday 18th September 2017 or Wednesday 20th September 2017.
(This course will only run if there are sufficient numbers)




What will I study on this course?

The main focus of the programme is the development and practice of Counselling Skills. Students will also need to appreciate the essential components of the counselling relationship. A key feature of counselling will be self exploration.  This course explores counselling skills.  Students will examine underlying psychological patterning to develop their helping skills.


What Qualification will I gain?

Level 2 CPCAB Certificate in Counselling Skills


How is the course assessed?

By external examination and portfolio of evidence including journals. One exam, one presentation and one assignment.


What does this course lead on to?

Following completion of this course you have the option to apply for the Certificate in Counselling Studies. Further progression is then possible by joining our Diploma programme.  Automatic progression is not guaranteed.


How much will it cost?

£1,182 – This figure includes your CSCT registration fee and entry to examinations (cost may increase yearly)


How can I find out more?

For further information or an application form please contact Jean England on 608515 or email: jean.england@highlands.ac.uk

CPCAB Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills starting 18th or 20th September 2017