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
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.
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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Why Petroc should be your first choice
Petroc offers high quality education and training across North and Mid Devon. We provide outstanding learning, excellent facilities, strong connections to employers and a supportive environment to help you fulfil your education goals and set you on your path to the career of your dreams.
We offer a supportive and inclusive environment where you can flourish and feel a valued member of the college and wider community.
Our teaching spaces and facilities are some of the best in the region, providing stimulating and true-to-life learning environments.
We’ll provide you with the experiences you need to be ready for employment or the next step on your educational journey.