This accredited course is a stepping stone if you are considering further counselling training. It will also give you useful listening skills to use in all walks of life. All candidates will be expected to sign a declaration to state their suitability to join a course and attend an interview.Candidates will need a pre-course interview and assessment which will take place online. Please click here to book this ""
This accredited course is a stepping stone if you are considering further counselling training. All candidates will be expected to sign a declaration to state their suitability to join a course and attend an interview. You will also need to provide a reference and a CV. You will learn initial counselling/listening skills to help others in a voluntary or employed situation. By finding out more about this field, this course will help you decide if they want to train as a counsellor. You will need to complete a full portfolio of evidence to achieve the qualification which includes writing weekly reflective journals.
Can I join late?
Learners may join up to week 3 but they may not miss any other sessions.
Who is the course for?
This course is for anyone who has an interest in learning initial counselling skills to help others in a voluntary or employed situation.
Do I need prior knowledge or experience?
How will I learn?
A mixture of whole group, small group and 1-1 tuition.
How will my progress be assessed?
You will be assessed informally by your tutor, as part of normal classroom activities. There will be plenty of opportunities to discuss your progress with your tutor.
Is there an external qualification?
Yes, assessment is by portfolio, you will need to complete the full portfolio to the required standard in order to pass the course and gain the qualification. There is also an 80 percent attendance requirement.
What can I do next?
Learners can progress to CPCAB Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills.
What do I need to bring?
Folder, paper and pen.
Are there any extra costs?
No but learners may want to acquire recommended books.
Is there work between sessions?
Yes, there will be regular homework and assignments to complete between sessions. You will need to complete weekly journals and feedback sheets.
For further information, please contact:
The Kentwood Centre on 020 8659 7976 or the Poverest Centre on 01689 822886 or email email@example.com
Time and duration
Start Date: 24 February 2022
Start Time: 10:00
Day: Thursday Morning
End Time: 12:30
Total Weeks: 14