Course overviewCounselling Level 2 City of Bristol College
Learn the basics of counselling skills and theory on this part-time, 16-week course for people aged 19+.
On this course you will:
- develop counselling skills
- understand the different approaches involved in the use of counselling skills
- appreciate the importance of self-development.
Dates and applications
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|Course Code||Dates||Duration||Days||Hours per week||Start Time||Location||Fee|
|LMP0229D01-1||15/09/2023 - 26/01/2024||17 weeks||Fri||5.00||09:30||SBSA and Construction Centre||Enquire Apply|
|LMP0229D01-2||02/02/2024 - 21/06/2024||17 weeks||Fri||5.00||09:30||SBSA and Construction Centre||Enquire Apply|
|LBP0229D01-1||12/09/2023 - 23/01/2024||17 weeks||Tues||5.00||09:30||Ashley Down Centre||Enquire|
|LBP0229D01-2||30/01/2024 - 18/06/2024||17 weeks||Tues||5.00||09:30||Ashley Down Centre||Enquire|
|LBP0229D01-3||13/09/2023 - 24/01/2024||17 weeks||Weds||5.00||09:30||Ashley Down Centre||Enquire|
|LBP0229D01-4||31/01/2024 - 19/06/2024||17 weeks||Weds||5.00||09:30||Ashley Down Centre||Enquire|
|LBP0229D01-5||21/09/2023 - 01/02/2024||17 weeks||Thurs||5.00||09:30||Ashley Down Centre||Enquire|
|LBP0229D01-6||01/02/2024 - 27/06/2024||17 weeks||Thurs||5.00||09:30||Ashley Down Centre||Enquire|
Who is this course for?
The qualification would be useful for anyone who would like to develop their counselling skills for use in either work or in a personal capacity. You may want to study this course as a foundation from which to progress to higher-level qualifications, or to complement other study programmes such as health and social care, children’s care or learning and development.
What you'll learn
- Using counselling skills
- Introduction to counselling skills theories
- Diversity and ethics in the use of counselling skills
- Counselling skills and personal development
Course entry requirements
You will need good communication skills including the ability to write at Level 2 standard, and to successfully complete an interview.
To join this course, you will learn skills and theories which will reflect upon your own life. The work can feel personal and revealing so we look for someone who is reasonably emotionally robust.
How is the course delivered and assessed?
You will be assessed through a range of different assessment methods, creating a portfolio of evidence. You will be asked to write a short, weekly personal journal linked to your experience on the course.
Future career and study opportunities
After completing this course, you could progress to Counselling Level 3.
As a City of Bristol College student, you may incur additional costs to attend your course. For example, it is likely you may need to pay for travel and stationery.
If you are on a limited income, you may be able to receive Financial Support.
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