NCFE Cache Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills (RQF) Name

Course Content

Course Content

This qualification is designed to give you the underpinning knowledge, skills and competencies to use counselling skills ethically and safely in a variety of contexts and roles. This qualification is for those starting the first level of training as a professional counsellor, those who want to learn counselling skills in other professional or helping roles and for those who wish to improve their professional and personal relationships as part of personal development.

To be eligible for funding for courses you must be over 19 years of age as at 31st August 2022 and a resident of North Yorkshire.

You will be required to undergo an interview to ensure suitability for this qualification. It is important to note that this qualification is only suitable for those who are looking to gain counselling skills and not for individuals looking to gain counselling.

As this course will be delivered online, you will require basic knowledge and skills in IT and have access to a suitable electronic device such as a tablet or laptop and Wi-Fi. If you do not have access to these, please contact us where we can support or signpost you to the relevant help.

You will be set assignments throughout the course and take part with interactive activities within the class. You will be given developmental feedback by your teacher and will be required to take part in an examination to gain the qualification.

NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills (RQF)

This qualification could lead to employment or increase employability for those whose role is to support others in e.g. Health and Social Care work, teaching and learning, advocacy and mediation, support and project work and other helping roles. Successful candidates may also progress to the Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Studies.
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If your income is less than £18,525 you may be entitled to study the course for free. Please contact us for further details.

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