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Certificate in Counselling Skills

This course is designed for those aged 19 and over who wish to develop their understanding of the sector.

Delivered in the workplace, you will be provided with learner supported materials that will give you the knowledge and understanding required, enabling you to undertake the end of unit assessments. The learning materials are flexible and can be completed at time convenient to you. You will also have the support of a knowledgeable assessor throughout the duration of the course who is available for advice and guidance.

Entry Requirements

You must be aged 19+ and have lived in the EU for at least the last 3 years.

Fees information

Free if funding criteria can be met.

What do I need to bring?

Pen, pencil & paper or notepad.

Assessment/Exam information

These courses are delivered to candidates with a dedicated assessor to support learning and conduct assessment. Candidates can be expected to complete the course within 3 - 6 months.

Other information

These courses offer distance learning and are ideal for those already working or volunteering in the care sector, who wish to increase their skills. You must be aged 19+ and be a resident in the EU for at least 3 years. There is an initial two-hour induction followed by ongoing assessor support until completion of the course. You can expect to complete this course within 3 to 6 months. Please note, these courses offer flexible start and finish times and can be started at any point throughout the year.

What can I do next?

Following this course you may wish to apply for courses in related subjects.

Qualification description

NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills

Course information & how to apply

Length Start Date End Date Course Fees Course Code
1 weeks 01 Aug 2017 31 Jul 2018 Tuition fee: £30.00
16-18 do not pay Tuition, Exams or Materials Fees
UCAS/UKPASS Code: Not Applicable
Study type: Part Time
Times: 09:00 - 17:00
Hours per week: 10.00
Study days: MOTUWETHFR

Any extra costs

How to apply

This is a work based study programme, please contact the Business First Team on 01793 498404 to arrange an appointment to discuss your training needs. Alternatively you can email us at