Counselling Skills - CPCAB Level 2 Certificate


About the course

Are you interested in people and the relationships that they have? This course will develop your understanding of how you and other people relate to those around you, including the importance of communication.

  • No formal qualifications are required, but a 30-minute interview and a 500-word statement form part of the application process.
  • You should have a keen interest in working with others and a commitment to helping people develop personally and professionally.

You will develop your listening and communication skills for use in everyday life and at work. This will include participating in a range of activities such as group discussions and triad role-plays. You will also develop your self-awareness, learning about yourself and yourself in relation to others.

You will keep a weekly journal and write 2 short assignments.

You will be required to produce a portfolio of coursework and undertake external assessment set by CPCAB (Counselling and Psychology Central Awarding Body).

On successful completion of this course, you will achieve the CPCAB Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills, awarded by the Counselling and Psychology Central Awarding Body.

The course leads on to the CPCAB Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Skills or the CPCAB Level 3 Certificate in Life Coaching Studies.

Further Information 1

This course is part-time and runs on a Wednesday evening 5-9pm there are also 5 Saturdays which are 10-4.30 at the Finsbury park campus.

Concessions are available.

The College have been like a family to me ever since I walked in the door

Tracy Callaghan

Tracy Callaghan

Studied: Diploma in Counselling

Destination: Now works as a clinical supervisor working to rehabilitate substance misusers

At a very low point in her life, while trying to overcome a serious assault, Tracy could no longer carry on her job due to her injuries. She came to the College to work out her options.

“I was so nervous as I’m dyslexic, did not have any GCSEs, and had been out of education for a long time but the careers team were brilliant. Bit by bit I built up my skills and experience from studying counselling theory to therapeutic and psycho therapeutic diplomas.

“I now own my own counselling service and manage volunteers supporting substance misusers. I am a creative clinical supervisor and council and use hypnotherapy with clients across the world on Skype. I also teach at the College who have been like a family to me ever since I walked in the door.”

Course information

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19 September 2018

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Level 2
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