NCFE Counselling Skills Level 2: Online

Gain the understanding, knowledge, and skills to support people to improve their personal well-being.

  • Study Mode

    Part-time

  • Duration

    24 Weeks

  • Location

    Online

Study this course FREE, with no course fees!

This is a fully online, self-directed, independent study course with assessor support and guidance. Students must have use of a laptop to complete this course and must be aged 19+ at the beginning of the academic year (31 August). 

This 24-week course has a flexible start date and will run until 31 July 2024

Many people find it helpful to seek counselling at some point in their lives. A counsellor can provide support for people in all sorts of situations.

This online course provides the theory element of Counselling Skills Level 2.

Eligibility Criteria – this course is FREE if you:

  • are aged 19+
  • live in England, not within a non-funded postcode region 
  • have been in the EU for three years for purposes other than study (and able to provide documentation)
  • are not currently enrolled on an apprenticeship
  • have not completed any part of the course before

Please note: If aged 19-23 you must have a Level 2 qualification.

Disclaimer: This course will not enable you to progress to a face-to-face Level 3 programme. If you wish to become a practising counsellor, please apply to one of our face-to-face level 2 programmes.

On this programme, you will learn about core counselling skills and how to use them in a counselling relationship. You will also be taught about counselling theory and the ethical framework that informs how counsellors use their skills.

This course will cover:

  • Diversity and Ethics in the Use of Counselling Skills
  • Introduction to Counselling Skills Theories
  • Counselling Skills and Personal Development
  • Using Counselling Skills

 

By taking this course you will:

  • achieve a nationally recognised Level 2 qualification
  • further your personal and professional development
  • learn at a time that suits you without the need to attend college

You could progress to: Counselling Skills Level 3 Diploma: Online 

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  • NCFE Principles of Dementia Care Level 2: Online
  • NCFE Understanding Autism Level 2: Online
  • NCFE Understanding Safe Handling of Medication Level 2: Online
  • NCFE Children and Young People’s Mental Health Level 2: Online
  • NCFE Awareness of Mental Health Problems Level 2: Online
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  • NCFE Understanding Safeguarding and Prevent Level 2: Online
  • NCFE Understanding Behaviour that Challenges Level 2: Online
  • NCFE Understanding Nutrition and Health Level 2: Online
  • NCFE Principles of Business Administration Level 2: Online
  • NCFE Counselling Skills Level 2: Online
  • NCFE Personal Care Needs Level 2: Online

Why Bracknell and Wokingham College?

  • Clear routes of progression with qualifications ranging from foundation level to degree level!
  • Industry experienced teaching staff give you the responsibility and independence you need to take charge of your own future.
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