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Counselling Skills NCFE Level 2 Certificate (Evening)

Course overview

This counselling course will give you some knowledge of various types of theory and how to apply it to client issues. You will also learn about ethics and mental health aspects which will prepare you for work as a professional counsellor within an agency setting.

The awarding organisation for this course is NCFE. 

During this course you will:

  • Prepare to work within an ethical framework for counselling
  • Understand the counselling relationship
  • Understand difference and diversity issues, to develop empathic understanding
  • Work within a user-centred approach to counselling
  • Use counselling theory to develop self-awareness in counselling practice
  • Understand theories of counselling and mental health
  • Use feedback, reflection, and supervision to support counselling studies

The awarding organisation for this course is NCFE. Learn more about Level 2 specifications.

  • Sessions take place each Tuesday from 5.30-8.30pm.
  • Classes are structured with a tutor-led element followed by a skills element, where you will put into practice what you’ve learnt.
  • You will receive one-to-one feedback from your tutor at key points during the course to help you develop your skills and assess areas for development.

Time commitment and independent study

Homework will take approximately two hours per week, however this will increase at key points during the course, such as when producing the two required assignments.

The course has two formal assessment elements and candidates need to be proficient in both to pass the course:

  • portfolio of evidence, which will involve a variety of documents including two assignments.
  • reviews of your learning and feedback.

 

There are no formal entry requirements however, following application to the course candidates will be contacted by a member of the counselling team to ensure that those joining are able to meet the academic and emotional demands of the course.

After qualifying at Level 2, you can apply for the NCFE Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Studies (part-time and intensive options available). The intensive Level 3 will follow on directly from the Intensive Level 2 course. Learn more about Level 3 specifications.

This qualification does not lead to employment. It is designed as pre-practitioner training for professional counselling qualifications, but it could also lead to employment in a related field.

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