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Title: Counselling Concepts Award Level 2
Weekly hours: 4 hours
Location: Canterbury College
Duration: 10 weeks

Counselling Concepts Award Level 2

This course is ideal for anyone who wants to start in counselling or to develop their personal and communication skills in the caring industry.

What will I learn?

Students will cover three units: An Appreciation of the Basics of Counselling, The Professional Context and Relationship, Introduction to the Skills Used as a Counsellor, and An Introduction to Personal Development. 

How will I be assessed?

This course is assessed through the writing of a journal each week (approximately 500 words) and three 1,500 word assignments (one for each unit taken).

What may it lead to?

Students can progress on to a Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Skills.

Entry requirements

There are no basic qualifications for entry, but all of our courses require an interview to ensure that you understand the nature of the course and are enrolled at the right level. People who have been addicted to alcohol or other substances or addictive activities should be clean for at least three years before commencing the course. Similarly, people who have had serious mental health issues and/or suicidal intentions should have been free of this distress for at least three years before commencing this training.

Additional information & other costs

Please note you must be at least 19 years of age before you start this course. There are no concessions and you will need to pay the full amount when you enrol. You are advised to purchase First Steps in Counselling by Peter Sanders as it is a core text. You will also be required to pay fees for registration, which will be discussed at interview.

Interested in this course?

Make an enquiry and register your interest.

Contact us

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New Dover Road
Canterbury, Kent

01227 811111