Course overviewCounselling Level 2 City of Bristol College
Learn counselling skills and theory on this part-time, 19-week course for people aged 18+.
You will practice a range of counselling skills and study the three main approaches to counselling theory.
Who is this course for?
This course is for adults aged 18 and over. This award is for people who wish to develop the use of counselling skills.
You will not gain a professional qualification to practice as a counsellor. However, the course will prepare you for higher-level courses, if your goal is to become a professional counsellor.
What you'll learn
During this course, you will cover two units which cover areas including:
- understanding of what counselling is
- the three main approaches to counselling theory
- learning and practising counselling skills with role plays
- considering the impact of loss and grief with reference to theory.
Course entry requirements
You will need good communication skills including the ability to write at Level 2 standard.
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. You will be asked to write a short, weekly personal journal linked to your experience on the course.
You will also write about the different course criteria and undertake a practical assessment as well as a professional discussion. The exam will take place at a different venue during the day time on a different day to the course. You will need to book a day off work in preparation for the exam. You will be given the date at the beginning of the course.
Future career and study opportunities
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.
To keep everyone safe, we’ve reduced the number of people in our buildings at one time. Most of our courses are online for the time being.
Fees and applications
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|Course Code||Dates||Duration||Days||Hours per week||Start Time||Location||Fee|
|LBP0282A01-4||24/02/2021 - 29/07/2021||19 weeks||Weds||3.75||09:00||Ashley Down Centre||Enquire|
|LBP0282A01-5||22/02/2021 - 12/07/2021||17 weeks||Mon||3.75||09:30||Ashley Down Centre||Enquire|