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Counselling Skills Introduction CPCAB Level 2 Award

counselling Part-time adults

Overview

Counselling Skills Introduction CPCAB Level 2 Award

This course provides you with the opportunity to learn some basic counselling skills and experience counselling skills training.

Prospective students must be aware that they need to:

  • Have good English and literacy skills (GCSE level)
  • Have access to a laptop or computer and a printer
  • Be able to upload documents​ on to an electronic system
  • Produce a 500–550-word journal each week on a Word document
  • Carry out tutor and peer observed role play scenarios each week
  • Have sufficient handwriting skills to make detailed and extensive notes in class and role play work
  • Be prepared to share aspects of yourself in groups

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Please note: This is a 10 week course. 

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Course information

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Entry requirements

This exciting course is suitable for vocational students and returners to education, and provides a foundation for progressive counselling courses. No previous qualifications are required to start. Students between the ages of 16-18 years of age cannot enrol on this course.

What qualification will I gain?

Counselling Skills Introduction Level 2 Award.

How will I be assessed?

Tutor delivery of course material, tutor role modelling, peer feedback and self reflection. You will be assessed throughout the course through a written learning record and skills observation. This will include an internal assessment and an external self-review assessment.

 

Course content

What will I study?

During the course you will cover topics including:

  • Why people come to counselling
  • What counselling is
  • Theories of counselling
  • Counselling skills
  • Active listening
  • Role play involving counsellor, client and observer

Additional information

This is a part-time course delivered over 10 weeks. There is an additional cost of £20 for a textbook. From week three, you will be expected to do role-play every week.

Prospective students must be aware that they need to:

  • Have good English and literacy skills (GCSE level)
  • Have access to a laptop or computer and a printer
  • Be able to upload documents​ on to an electronic system
  • Produce a 500–550-word journal each week on a Word document
  • Carry out tutor and peer observed role play scenarios each week
  • Have sufficient handwriting skills to make detailed and extensive notes in class and role play work
  • Be prepared to share aspects of yourself in groups
  • Sign on to a College computer after enrolment and before the course starts

Any questions?

If you would like to find out more about this or other courses, please use our Livechat below, or contact info@bedfordcollegegroup.ac.uk.

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Available Courses
Bedford College
Starts: 17/09/2024
Type: Part Time
Length: 1 year
Day(s): Tue
Time(s): 2:00pm - 5:00pm
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Fees: £300.00 Fee notes: The fee indicated is for each year of the course.
Bedford College
Starts: 18/09/2024
Type: Part Time
Length: 1 year
Day(s): Wednesday
Time(s): 6:00pm - 9:00pm
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Fees: £300.00 Fee notes: The fee indicated is for each year of the course.
Tresham College Kettering Campus
Starts: 23/09/2024
Type: Part Time
Length: 10 weeks
Day(s): Monday
Time(s): 10:00am - 1:00pm
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Fees: £300.00 Fee notes: The fee indicated is for each year of the course.
Corby Manor House
Starts: 25/09/2024
Type: Part Time
Length: 10 weeks
Day(s): Wednesday
Time(s): 6:00pm - 9:00pm
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Fees: £300.00 Fee notes: The fee indicated is for each year of the course.
Tresham College Wellingborough campus
Starts: 16/12/2024
Type: Part Time
Length: 10 weeks
Day(s): Monday
Time(s): 10:00am - 1:00pm
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Fees: £300.00 Fee notes: The fee indicated is for each year of the course.
Tresham College Kettering Campus
Starts: 19/12/2024
Type: Part Time
Length: 10 weeks
Day(s): Thursday
Time(s): 6:00pm - 9:00pm
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Fees: £300.00 Fee notes: The fee indicated is for each year of the course.
Bedford College
Starts: 08/01/2025
Type: Part Time
Length: 1 year
Day(s): Wednesday
Time(s): 6:00pm - 9:00pm
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Fees: £300.00 Fee notes: The fee indicated is for each year of the course.
Corby Manor House
Starts: 26/03/2025
Type: Part Time
Length: 10 weeks
Day(s): Wednesday
Time(s): 6:00pm - 9:00pm
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Fees: £300.00 Fee notes: The fee indicated is for each year of the course.
Tresham College Kettering Campus
Starts: 27/03/2025
Type: Part Time
Length: 10 weeks
Day(s): Thursday
Time(s): 10:00am - 1:00pm
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Fees: £300.00 Fee notes: The fee indicated is for each year of the course.
Bedford College
Starts: 16/04/2025
Type: Part Time
Length: 1 year
Day(s): Wednesday
Time(s): 6:00pm - 9:00pm
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Fees: £300.00 Fee notes: The fee indicated is for each year of the course.
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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.

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):

  • Cambridgeshire and Peterborough
  • Greater Manchester
  • Greater London
  • Liverpool City Region
  • Tees Valley
  • West of England
  • West Midlands
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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.

Any questions?

If you would like to find out more about this or other courses, please use our Livechat below, email info@bedfordcollegegroup.ac.uk or call us on 0345 658 8990.

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.