The course is aimed at people who wish to develop counselling skills to work with others in a voluntary or employed capacity.
Take the first steps to becoming a counsellor.
Improve their ability to communicate effectively with others
Enhance ability to work with others in a helping role
Recognise barriers to your own listening.
Develop an awareness of self in relation to others
Listening to others on a deeper level
The course is a L2
Credit value: 17
There is no previous experience required, however candidates will be required to undertake an assessment to assess their suitability.
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
Candidates who complete this unit may wish to progress to the CPCAB L3 in Counselling Studies. (CST-L3)
Trainer assessed completed portfolio, which is externally verified by the CPCAB and a written assessment which externally assessed.