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What's Involved

This is a 12 week course for adults with continuous start dates throughout the year. With guidance and support you'll work online towards achieving a recognised Level 2 qualification, and receive your certificate on completion. Please apply or contact us for further information.

This qualification gives learners the opportunity to investigate the knowledge and skills needed to use counselling skills and engage in a helping interaction appropriately.

Course Content:

  • Describe how core counselling skills can be used in a counselling relationship and in other helping activities;
  • Describe how counselling theory underpins the use of counselling skills;
  • Describe how the ethical framework informs own use of counselling skills;
  • Describe how to develop skills and qualities in the future.

Entry Requirements

Eligibility criteria:

  • Age 19+
  • Lived in the EU for 3 years.

Where will it take me?

Learner Benefits:

  • Achieve a nationally recognised Level 2 qualification;
  • Furthers personal and professional development;
  • No need to formally attend a college;
  • Receive a set of high-quality learner support materials;
  • Receive support from a dedicated team.

Business Benefits:

  • Gives assurance that employees are well-trained;
  • Creates a more motivated and engaged workforce;
  • Gives employees a high standard of learning;
  • Furthers personal and professional development.

Course Assessment Method

You will learn:

  • Unit 1 - Diversity and Ethics in the Use of Counselling Skills;
  • Unit 2 - Introduction to Counselling Skills Theories;
  • Unit 3 - Counselling Skills and Personal Development;
  • Unit 4 - Using Counselling Skills.

As part of your registration process for online learning you will have to attend a short induction to provide evidence of your eligibility. You will not have to attend an interview.

Where and When

Counselling Skills Certificate (Qcf)

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Fee Information

Course Code Study Mode Start Date Under 16 16-18 19+ International
XHHGEAT-17 Flexible Flexible N/A N/A Free N/A

Notes About Fees

Fees shown are per year, they are estimated at this stage and will be confirmed at enrolment.

Find out more by speaking to Admissions:

  • For full-time further education courses call 01708 462833
  • For part-time further education courses call 01708 462801
  • For higher education courses, or if you’re an overseas student, call 01708 462801


  • To find out if you’re entitled to support call Student Services for advice on 01708 462718 ext 2718
  • You don’t have to pay tuition or admin fees if you’re 16-18 and studying a further education funded course.
  • You need to pay higher education course fees each academic year.

Disclaimer: Whilst every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the details, no responsibility is accepted by the College for any errors or omissions. The formation and continuation of classes will depend on sufficient enrolment and maintenance of satisfactory minimum attendance. Where the minimum number is not reached in three consecutive weeks the class will have to close or amalgamate with another group. The College reserves the right to change course details if necessary. The information at enrolment will contain the appropriate details.

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