Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills (RQF) Morning

Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills (RQF) Morning

Course Information

Huntingdon Campus, 22/09/2022, 10:00
Level: 2
Start Date: 22/09/2022
End Date:15/06/2023
Days: THU
Location: Huntingdon Campus
Duration: 30 Weeks
Start Time: 10:00
End Time: 13:00
Code: CH005AD2
Type: Part Time
Fees: £635

This Counselling Skills Course is knowledge-based and is a nationally-recognised qualification its aimed at developing the learner's knowledge and understanding of counselling before progressing onto further studies and training.

Learners will learn the basics of counselling, the introduction to counselling theories including diversity and ethics in the use of counselling.

This course provides an ideal platform for complete novices to enter the field of counselling.

About the Course

If you want to become a counsellor, the Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills forms the foundation of professional counselling practice as well as providing the essential listening and communications skills used by helping professionals. It is the first compulsory qualification on our progression route to becoming a counsellor.

During this daytime course you will study the following modules:

• What is counselling

• What are counselling skills

• The importance of ethics

• An exploration into different theories

NB: The course will run from Sept subject to a suitable number of students applying and being accepted


Successful candidates may progress onto the Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Studies. The unit credit can also be used towards other relevant qualifications on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF).

Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements are necessary to enrol on this course, places are offered through an interview process.


The expectation is that you will attend all lessons in college face to face.  It is important that you build up a portfolio of work including ongoing assessments, weekly journals, skills practice and worksheets.  These are all linked to criteria you need to pass.  Your tutor will support you to do that.  In addition to this internal assessment, there are externally assessed elements and all must be passed to gain the qualification.

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