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Certificate in Counselling Skills

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.

Units covered in this programme include:
– Using counselling skills ethically and safely
– Establishing and sustaining the boundaries of the helping role
– Working empathically as a helper
– Focusing on the helpee’s needs and concerns
– Using self-awareness in helping work
– Using a range of counselling skills to facilitate the helping interaction
– Using feedback and reflection to enhance counselling skills

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Sep 2024 : North Devon : Part-time
Course Code : PTB445
Level : Level 2
Duration : 30 Weeks

Cost : * Total Fee £587

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Course details


Internal Assessment: Tutor assessment of your portfolio evidencing the minimum assessment requirements and verified by the award body (CPCAB).

External Assessment: You will also be required to undertake an externally-assessed written paper.

You must pass both the internal and external assessments to achieve the qualification.

Entry Requirements

You must have achieved the CPCAB Award – Introduction to Counselling Skills. You must also be able to use Word, Email and have access to a printer.


Once you have completed this course you can progress on to a Certificate in Counselling Studies Level 3, subject to a competitive interview.


Q: Is there any funding available to help pay for my course?

A: Many of our courses are free to attend (subject to eligibility). We will carry out a fee assessment when you enrolment to establish if you meet this criteria.

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Starting Date : 09/09/2024
Course Code : PTB445 North Devon Campus Apply

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