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Counselling Skills CPCAB Level 2 Certificate

counselling Part-time adults

Overview

Counselling Skills CPCAB Level 2 Certificate

This course is aimed at those who want to develop recognised counselling skills in the workplace or wish to develop their career as a counsellor.

Available Courses
Bedford College
Starts: 04/01/2022
Type: Part Time
Day(s): Tuesday
Time(s): 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Length: 24 weeks
Fees: £362.00
Apply online
Bedford College
Starts: 04/01/2022
Type: Part Time
Day(s): Tuesday
Time(s): 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Length: 24 weeks
Fees: £362.00
Apply online
Bedford College
Starts: 05/01/2022
Type: Part Time
Day(s): Wednesday
Time(s): 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Length: 24 weeks
Fees: £362.00
Apply online
Disclaimer

Whilst every effort is made to ensure the information on the Website is correct, some details may be subject to change. The Bedford College Group reserves the right to make amendments to the courses, dates, fees or other details, and to make cancellations or changes if numbers are insufficient. In the unfortunate situation that we have to cancel a course we will refund your fees in full, but we regret we are not able to offer any refund if you withdraw from your course or fail to start, and you will be liable to pay any outstanding fees that may be due.

Course Information

Entry requirements

NOTE: You will only be accepted on the course by an essential interview with a member(s) of the Counselling Team. You must also bring a copy of all certificates (from other training organisations and colleges) to the interview.

You need to be 19 years of age or over and hold:

  • An Introduction to Counselling Skills Award gained within the last three years which involved
  1.  A minimum of 25 guided learning hours
  2. Tutor facilitated
  3. Tutor and peer observed role play
  4. Journal writing with written criteria evidencing
  • You will need to provide evidence of completing this course

 

 

Course content

During the course you will cover topics including:

  • Using counselling skills ethically and safely
  • Managing and helping interaction
  • Communicating empathic understanding
  • Managing an active listening space
  • Using self awareness to facilitate helping work
  • Use counselling skills coherently
  • Use study skills to help manage learning
Assessment methods

You will need to complete a Learning Journal throughout the course. Assessment will involve self, peer and tutor assessments. There will also be a practical skills assessment. Towards the end of the course you will be externally examined on your ability to identify Level 2 Counselling Skills and you will need to complete a Candidate Learning Record.

Further study and career options

Successful completion of this course, along with our Counselling Studies Level 3 Certificate, enable you to progress onto our Therapeutic Counselling Level 4 Diploma.

Additional information

You can expect additional study time of three or six hours respectively. Six hours of personal counselling is now a requirement. There is an additional cost of £20 for a textbook.

Candidates who are already enrolled on courses at Bedford College do not need to fill in an application, or attend an interview. A group interview will be offered as part of your current course by your tutor at the end of the course.

Funding Information

The College offers an instalment plan for Further Education and Higher Education courses to students where the total amount payable at the point of enrolment is £200 or more. Within the scheme there is an ability to pay up to 6 instalments, depending on the length of the courses and the final payment must be paid at least a month before the end of the course.

If you are aged 19 or over you may qualify for an Advanced Learner Loan to help you pay the tuition fees for this course. Alternatively, you can pay by instalments to help make the cost of this course more affordable. 

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Unemployed offer

This course could be FREE! You could be eligible for free study if you are unemployed and on a qualifying benefit. To find out if you are eligible open our Part-time fee flow chart below or call our Customer Contact team on 0345 658 8990.

 

Part-time Fee Flow Chart

If you live in any of the following areas and wish to apply for or enrol on one of our courses, please contact our Customer Contact team on 0345 658 8990 to check if your course is funded or not (Please note that if your course is not funded then you will pay a higher fee than what is listed, please contact our Customer Contact team for more information):

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Additional Learning Support

If you have a specific learning difficulty or disability, are deaf or hearing impaired, our Additional Learning Support team are on hand to give you assistance whenever you need it.

Autism & Asperger’s Syndrome Support

We are committed to developing the provision for students on the autistic spectrum, including Asperger’s Syndrome.

Accessibility

We have access arrangements in place to help students with disabilities or any other particular needs. Call us on 01234 291000 or 01536 413123 for more information.

Additional formats

Course information sheets are also available in large print and audio formats. Call us on 01234 291000 or 01536 413123 to order your copy.