Level 2 award in counselling concepts
If you are thinking of becoming a professional counsellor, this course is the first step and will help you decide whether you wish to undertake the subsequent two courses you would need to complete. It would also be a beneficial and rewarding course for anyone who works or volunteers in professions where listening skills are invaluable, such as teachers, social workers or health care.
What is involved in the course?
The course will provide a basic understanding of:
- What counselling is.
- Different counselling theories.
- The environment in which counselling takes place.
- Ethical issues relating to counselling.
- Personal qualities relevant to counsellors and helping role professionals.
- Personal development and self-understanding.
- Counselling skills including listening and communication skills.
The ten-week programme plus a compulsory induction day.
You will also need to allow time for reading and assignments.
Induction: Saturday 2nd February 9.30am-12.30pm (compulsory for all trainees).
Course dates: All days will be on a Saturday 9.30am–12.30pm.
9th February, 16th February, 2nd March, 9th March, 16th March, 30th March, 6th April, 13th April, 27th April and 4th May.
You will be assessed using various means including written assignments, a weekly reflective journal and observed practice.
£320 for the ten weeks, including registration fees. This can be paid in full or by means of a £120 deposit and a further two monthly payments of £100 by standing order.
All candidates will need to attend a personal interview.
On successful completion of this course, trainees can progress onto the level 3 certificate in counselling skills.
How to apply
For an application form please contact us on 01227 634 004, or by email email@example.com.
Herne Bay Counsellor Training are pleased and proud to be linked to Herne Bay Counselling Service which is a charity committed to offering affordable counselling sessions for everyone.
We also have links with Sheppey Counselling Service in Sheerness which is where we will be running this course from.