This course is validated by the CPCAB (Counselling and Psychotherapy Central Awarding Body). It provides training in the use of counselling skills at intermediate level.
This qualification is designed to give you the underpinning knowledge, skills and competencies to use counselling skills ethically and safely in a variety of contexts and roles.
This qualification is intended for candidates who:
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This course is validated by the CPCAB (Counselling and Psychotherapy Central Awarding Body). It provides training in the use of counselling skills at intermediate level and is divided into 7 units:
1.Use counselling skills ethically & safely
2.Establish and sustain a helping role
3.Work empathically as a helper
4.Focus on the helpee’s needs and concerns
5.Use self-awareness in the helping role
6.Use a range of counselling skills to facilitate the helping interaction
7.Use feedback and self-reflection to enhance counselling skills
Trainees will be responsible for developing a portfolio as evidence of their learning achievements and a Candidate Learning Record. Evidence will include: written assignments, class presentations, peer and tutor feedback, self-evaluation and review, case studies, witness testimony, audio tapes and external assessment, experiential group.
Students need to be aware that this level of training can cause personal and inter-relational stress and that during the course they might be encouraged by their tutor to seek counselling support.
Successful candidates may progress onto CPCAB’s Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Studies (CST‑3)
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 and is likely to lead to increased opportunities for promotion and advancement.
You will have completed the Level 2 Introduction course or similar*.
To enrol on this course, you will be expected to:
*This training must be from a recognised counselling training provider: recognised by the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) or UK Counsel for Psychotherapy (UKCP). You will need to evidence that you have undertaken skills practice and personal development within this certification / qualification.
Exceptions: We DO NOT accept certificates from on-line / distant learning suppliers.