LEVEL 2 CERTIFICATE IN COUNSELLING SKILLS (CSK-L2)

CPCAB ACCREDITED

Designed for

This course is offered to candidates who have a willingness to explore self in order to become more congruent and learn to use counselling skills either in a voluntary or employed setting.  In addition we also offer an Intensive Programme, which is a 6 hour day time model.  This course will not qualify you as a counsellor, but it may assist you in deciding whether or not to continue training.  This qualification builds on the Level 2 Award in Listening Support Skills, however you do not need to complete the Listening Support Skills to apply for this course.

Learning Outcomes

  • Use counselling skills ethically and safely.
  • Establish and sustain the boundaries of the helping role.
  • Work empathically as a helper.
  • Focus on the helpee’s needs and concerns.
  • Use self awareness in helping work.
  • Use a range of counselling skills to facilitate the helping interaction.
  • Use feedback and reflection to enhance counselling skills.

Entry Requirements

Minimum age of entry is 18 years

No prior knowledge, attainment or experience is required, however, selection is based on the following criteria:

Submit, with your application, up to a 250-word statement on how you feel you meet the characteristics of the entry requirements detailed below.  If you are applying to join the Intensive Programme, you will also need to attend an interview.

  • Able to cope with the course content.
  • Ability to translate intra-personal experiences into language.
  • Able to benefit from self-development.
  • Be motivated towards developing as a helper.
  • Emotional stability.
  • Identify reasons for training beyond just personal development.
  • Be aware of the time resources required to meet demands of the course.
  • Show awareness of difference and diversity.

Dates & Times – REGULAR

COST OF TRAINING: £697.00
CPCAB EXAM YES
CPCAB REGISTRATION FEE: £163.00
DAY/TIME: Tuesday 6.00pm – 9.00pm
START DATES: 9th October 2018
FINISH DATES: 2nd July 2019
NUMBER OF SESSIONS: 30
NUMBER OF HOURS: 90
TUTORIALS: 1

Dates & Times – INTENSIVE

COST OF TRAINING: £697.00
CPCAB EXAM YES
CPCAB REGISTRATION FEE: £163.00
DAY/TIME: Saturday 10.00am – 4.00pm
START DATES: 8th September 2018
FINISH DATES: 12th January 2019
NUMBER OF SESSIONS: 15
NUMBER OF HOURS: 90 
TUTORIALS: 1

Location

Set in beautiful, historic Rochester at 135 High Street, Rochester Kent ME1 1EW.  Ample car parking and rail links close by.

Fees

The training course costs £697.00.  Training includes all tuition costs, course materials and tutorials. (Excludes textbooks).

In addition, CPCAB Candidate Registration fee is £163.00.

Fees can be paid in full prior to the commencement of the course.

A monthly payment plan is available.  A deposit is required.  For further details please contact Administration.

Payment can be made by  Credit or Debit Card, Cash or Standing Order.

Accreditation

This is a Counselling and Psychotherapy Central Awarding Body (CPCAB) course, which is accredited by the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual) into the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF). Qualification Number: 500/7938/4.

Application for this course

Please contact Administration  on 01634 843733  or email: admin@oceanconsultancyltd.co.uk for an application form and course information.

Progression Route

If wish to continue onto the Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Studies, then completion of the Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills is essential or Recognised Prior Learning (RPL)