Certificate in Counselling Level 2
You will develop the skills and knowledge you need to work in counselling, with a comprehensive introduction to a range of skills on this part-time course.
Level: Level 2
Purpose: Personal and Professional Development
Guided Learning Hours: 75
Duration: 14 weeks, Tuesdays, 6.00pm – 9.00pm
Next Course: 7 September 2020 – 18 January 2021
What are the qualifications about?
You will consider theories of human development, self-awareness, supervision and issues of difference and diversity, look at the core theories and theorists that underpin counselling and address the nature of psychological problems and how they may be approached.
Who are they for?
You can apply the specialist skills and knowledge from this course to a range of working contexts as you will come away with a better understanding of approaches to counselling and supporting others. You will also be able to progress to a Level 3 Certificate in Counselling.
Why choose Ruskin College?
Ruskin is a friendly and inclusive college, with an ethos that puts you very much at the centre of the learning experience. It is the ideal environment to develop your counselling skills, especially if you are an adult returning to education.
What sorts of things do they cover?
You will study a Counselling: Skills Acquisition and Practice unit and choose from four optional units, including:
- Counselling Skills for the Workplace
- Communicating with Children and Young People
- Working with Grief and Loss
- Working with Trauma
How will I learn and be assessed?
Your assessment will be based on an exam, a journal, an essay and a role play.
How long do they take?
Guided learning hours
Guided learning hours are the hours you spend learning with your training provider or on your own. The guided learning hours for this qualification are:
- Level 2: 75 hours
Usual course length
Completing the Level 2 Certificate in Counselling usually takes:
- 14 weeks part time, Tuesdays, 6.00pm – 9.00pm
What jobs could they lead to?
This course prepares you for Level 3 study or could improve your career prospects within the counselling and related sectors.
What would it cost me?
We will help you access financial support if you are entitled to it: find out if you are eligible.