Counselling Skills Level 2 Award

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Counselling Skills Level 2 Award:

This qualification is designed for anyone over 18 who uses, or would like to use, helping skills either at work or in a personal capacity. This course is for people who would like to find out about counselling skills. You will study the definition of counselling and developing self-awareness through skills practice. The course introduces approaches and offers opportunities to practice listening skills – empathy, reflecting, paraphrasing, summarising and focussing. The course is for learners who wish to progress towards further counselling qualifications, or learners who wish to study this programme in order to complement other programmes - such as health and social care, children’s care, learning and development, voluntary and community work.

Learners who achieve this qualification could progress to: Level 3 Award in Counselling Skills and Theory programme (leading to diploma / HE courses); Level 2 and 3 qualifications in Health Care or Health and Social Care; Level 2 Award in Mentoring; Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills; Level 2 Certificate in Information, Advice or Guidance or Level 2 and Level 3 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools.

On completion, you will receive NCFE Level 2 Award in Helping Skills. You can progress onto Certificate in Counselling Skills Level 3 (leading to Higher Education qualifications).

Additional entry requirements

Learners will be required to participate in group discussions, demonstrate listening skills and present written work at Level 2.

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Training for employers

This course has been specifically designed for companies training their employees.

Course reference: HECDC013BCP0; HECAC013BCP0 (use this when contacting provider)

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Solihull, B91 1SB


1:00pm - 4:00pm, 5:00pm - 8:00pm, 6:00pm - 9:00pm


16 weeks


Part time day, Part time evening


Nationally recognised qualification



From: £430

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