Who is this course for?
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. They will have completed the Introduction to Counselling Course, or have received equivalent training in a paid or voluntary capacity.
The course is not suitable for those in “severe emotional difficulty or psychological confusion” as there is a great deal of personal disclosure and exploration during the course.
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. Priority will be given to people who have successfully completed the introductory 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?
This is a 30 week course.
The course will take place at Highlands College Campus.
The course will run from 6pm to 9pm one night a week (term time only).
Next availabe course will be September, 2023. Dates to be confirmed
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. Students will examine underlying psychological patterning to develop their helping skills.
What Qualification will I gain?
Level 2 CPCAB Certificate in Counselling Skills.
Will I go out on work experience?
None required at Level 2.
How is the course assessed?
- By external examination and a 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 Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Studies. Further progression is then possible by joining our Diploma programme. Automatic progression is not guaranteed.
How much will it cost?
£1305.00 – cost includes your CSCT registration fee, books and entry to examinations (cost may increase yearly).
How can I find out more?
For further information or an expression of interest, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
A minimum of 80% attendance is required to claim the qualification.