Counselling Skills Introduction CPCAB Level 2 Award
Validated by CPCAB (Counselling & Psychotherapy Central Awarding Body) this course provides you with the opportunity to learn some basic counselling skills and experience counselling skills training.
This exciting course is suitable for vocational students and returners to education, and provides a foundation for progressive counselling courses.
No previous qualifications are required to start.
Students between the ages of 16-18 years of age cannot enrol on this course.
During the course you will cover topics including:
- Why people come to counselling
- What counselling is
- Theories of counselling
- Counselling skills
- Active listening
- Role play involving counsellor, client and observer
Tutor delivery of course material, tutor role modelling, peer feedback and self reflection. You will be assessed throughout the course through a written learning record and skills observation. This will include an internal assessment and an external self-review assessment.
Further study and career options
On successful completion of the Introduction to Counselling Course you may progress onto the CPCAB Level 2 Counselling Skills Course. The Introductory course enhances your' listening ability and thus lays a firm foundation for the following course.
This is a part-time course delivered over 10 weeks.