NCFE Counselling Skills Level 2 – Online

Course overview

Study this course FREE, with no course fees!

This is a fully online, self-directed, independent study course with assessor support and guidance. Students must have use of a laptop to complete this course and must be aged 19+ at the beginning of the academic year (31 August). 

Many people find it helpful to seek counselling at some point in their lives. A counsellor can provide support for people in all sorts of situations.

This online course provides the theory element of Counselling Skills Level 2. There is the potential to progress to our class-based level 3 course when you have completed it and the mandatory face-to-face guided learning hours of our two-day workshop (bridge course).

Counselling Level 2 to Level 3 bridge course

The bridging course will take place the weekend of 24 and 25 June 2023 at our Merrist Wood campus.

Eligibility Criteria – this course is FREE if you:

  • are aged 19+
  • live in England, not within a non-funded postcode region 
  • have been in the EU for three years for purposes other than study (and able to provide documentation)
  • are not currently enrolled on an apprenticeship
  • have not completed any part of the course before

Please note: If aged 19-23 you must have a Level 2 qualification.

On this programme, you will learn about core counselling skills and how to use them in a counselling relationship. You will also be taught about counselling theory and the ethical framework that informs how counsellors use their skills.

This course will cover:

  • Diversity and Ethics in the Use of Counselling Skills
  • Introduction to Counselling Skills Theories
  • Counselling Skills and Personal Development
  • Using Counselling Skills

 

By taking this course you will:

  • achieve a nationally recognised Level 2 qualification
  • further your personal and professional development
  • learn at a time that suits you without the need to attend college

You could progress to one of the following courses:

Counselling Level 2 to Level 3 bridge course

The bridging course will take place the weekend of 24 and 25 June 2023 at our Merrist Wood campus.

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  • NCFE Understanding Autism Level 2: Online
  • NCFE Understanding Safe Handling of Medication Level 2: Online
  • NCFE Children and Young People’s Mental Health Level 2: Online
  • NCFE Awareness of Mental Health Problems Level 2: Online
  • NCFE Understanding Climate Change and Environmental Awareness Level 2: Online
  • NCFE Certificate in the Principles of the Prevention and Control of Infection in Health Care Settings Level 2: Online
  • NCFE Understanding Safeguarding and Prevent Level 2: Online
  • NCFE Understanding Behaviour that Challenges Level 2: Online
  • NCFE Understanding Nutrition and Health Level 2: Online
  • NCFE Principles of Business Administration Level 2: Online
  • NCFE Counselling Skills Level 2: Online
  • NCFE Personal Care Needs Level 2: Online
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  • Flexible start - 28 July 2023
  • 24 Weeks
    • Free

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