Courses for learners aged 19 and over

Certificate in Counselling Concepts Level 2

Course Code Start Date End Date Wks Day Time Venue Fees
24yrs +
16HCRE1020/1B 10/01/2017 22/03/2017 10 Tu 18:00 - 21:00 Macclesfield College £235.00 Fee Code: N £235.00Fee Code: N
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Course Information

This is a course involving reading, discussion, thinking on counselling concepts, use of own experiences through skills practice, and learning skills in counselling.

Who is it for?
This is a course to for those wishing to return to study, and have good English, and a sound balanced mind. It is for those individuals seeking a career change, undertaking voluntary work, enhancing career prospects through extra qualifications or thinking of training as a professional counsellor.

ABC Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Concepts

Entry Requirements
An interview will take place to ensure that candidates are able to deal with the demands of the course, and must be attended.

The course involves experiential learning and self-awareness exercises. *An interview will take place to ensure that candidates are able to deal with the demands of the course, emotionally and academically.

Unit 1. The professional context of Counselling
Unit 2. Communication skills in helping roles
Unit 3. An Introduction to Personal Development

All units will be internally assessed and externally moderated. This may take the form of observation, short pieces of written work, discussion and using skills practice.

Awarding Body

Follow up courses/Progression
Candidates may use the Certificate as evidence for admission to the Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Skills course. Progression is not automatic.

Career Opportunities
No person is qualified at the end of this course to use counselling skills or be a counsellor. The course allows candidates to make an informed decision as to whether to embark on training towards a career in counselling or an allied career where counselling skills would be useful.

Course information code: 0612