Course overview

Counselling Level 2 City of Bristol College

Learn the basics of counselling skills and theory on this part-time, 16-week course for people aged 18+.

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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Counselling Level 2 SBSA and Construction Centre
Bristol
Course Code
LMP0229D01-2
Dates
03/02/2023 - 16/06/2023
Duration
17 weeks
Days
Fri
Hours per week
4.75
Start Time
09:30
Location
SBSA and Construction Centre
Fee
This course costs £362. If you are aged 19 or over, you may be eligible to study for free. Please contact us to discuss your options or visit our Financial Support page.
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Counselling Level 2 Ashley Down Centre
Bristol
Course Code
LBP0229D01-4
Dates
01/02/2023 - 14/06/2023
Duration
17 weeks
Days
Weds
Hours per week
4.75
Start Time
09:30
Location
Ashley Down Centre
Fee
This course costs £362. If you are aged 19 or over, you may be eligible to study for free. Please contact us to discuss your options or visit our Financial Support page.
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Counselling Level 2 Ashley Down Centre
Bristol
Course Code
LBP0229D01-2
Dates
07/02/2023 - 20/06/2023
Duration
17 weeks
Days
Tues
Hours per week
4.75
Start Time
09:30
Location
Ashley Down Centre
Fee
This course costs £362. If you are aged 19 or over, you may be eligible to study for free. Please contact us to discuss your options or visit our Financial Support page.
Enquire
Course Code Dates Duration Days Hours per week Start Time Location Fee
LMP0229D01-2 03/02/2023 - 16/06/2023 17 weeks Fri 4.75 09:30 SBSA and Construction Centre
This course costs £362. If you are aged 19 or over, you may be eligible to study for free. Please contact us to discuss your options or visit our Financial Support page.
Enquire
LBP0229D01-4 01/02/2023 - 14/06/2023 17 weeks Weds 4.75 09:30 Ashley Down Centre
This course costs £362. If you are aged 19 or over, you may be eligible to study for free. Please contact us to discuss your options or visit our Financial Support page.
Enquire
LBP0229D01-2 07/02/2023 - 20/06/2023 17 weeks Tues 4.75 09:30 Ashley Down Centre
This course costs £362. If you are aged 19 or over, you may be eligible to study for free. Please contact us to discuss your options or visit our Financial Support page.
Enquire

Additional information

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.

Additional costs

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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