Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills

Many people find it helpful to seek the support of counselling at some point in their lives. People in any situation could benefit from counselling, those with the correct understanding, knowledge and skills can provide them with support to improve personal well-being. .

What are the benefits of doing this course?

As well as attaining a nationally recognised qualification to evidence competency to employers, candidates will further their personal and professional development through improving their understanding of how counselling skills work.

What will I learn?

The Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills includes the following units that are presented in two concise modular online workbooks:
• Diversity and Ethics in the Use of Counselling Skills
• Introduction to Counselling Skills Theories
• Counselling Skills and Personal Development
• Using Counselling Skills

Please note that this qualification does not qualify learners to practice as a counsellor; however, it can support progression within a range of employment roles due to the transferable nature of counselling skills.

Course delivery and assessment

This is a Distance Learning programme.  On enrolment you will be issued with all the relevant online learning materials required to complete the qualification via our eLearning platform. These digital materials have been officially endorsed by the Awarding Organisation, NCFE CACHE. The learning materials comprise a set of high-quality digital knowledge workbooks alongside online assessment questions that allow learners to complete a portfolio of evidence and demonstrate their achievement of all the learning outcomes associated with each unit.  Learners are also assigned an assessor whom they can speak to should they require advice at any stage.

Entry Requirements

To enrol for Telford College Distance Learning you must be aged 19+ as of the 31/08/21, be a resident of England and have lived in the EU for the last three years.  You cannot be currently studying on any other course with us or another provider.

Progression opportunities

By undertaking this programme, learners will be able to further their own continuous professional development, which may improve their career prospects. Learners may then wish to progress on to further qualifications.

Click here to download qualification factsheet.

To find out more information or to enrol on a course please call the Distance Learning team on 01952 642335 or email us at DistanceLearning@telfordcollege.ac.uk and we will be happy to help.