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CPCAB Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills

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    30 weeks, 3 hours per week

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CPCAB Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills

Part-time Courses

Please contact us for further information about applying for this course.

Course Description

This qualification is designed to give learners the underpinning knowledge, skills and competencies to use counselling skills ethically and safely in a variety of contexts and roles.

This qualification is for:

  • Those starting the first level of training as a professional counsellor

  • Those who want to learn counselling skills in other professional or helping roles

  • Those who want to improve their professional and personal relationships as part of personal development

This qualification could lead to employment or increase employability for those whose role is to support others in e.g. health and social care work, teaching and learning, advocacy and mediation, support and project work, other helping roles.

It provides additional skills for those already in employment likely to lead to increased opportunities for promotion and advancement.

For more information about this course call 01492 546 666 ext. 1729 or email

Course Fee for 2024/25 - £679

Entry Criteria

Minimum age 18.


The overall course content is designed to be participative and the teaching style will reflect this process, in that it will demonstrate a link between counselling theory and practical skills.

The taught sessions will offer a variety of learning activities, with a mixture of:

  • Lectures

  • Discussions

  • Small group work

  • Workshops

  • Tutorials

Start Date



Internal assessment: tutor assessment of candidate portfolio.

External assessment: Proficient (Pass)/Not Proficient (Fail) - candidates must be Proficient in both internal and external assessment to achieve the qualification.


Level 3 and 4 in Counselling

Other details

Course type: Part-time Courses

Level: 2

Programme Area:

  • Counselling


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