Course overview

Counselling 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.

Additional information

Who is it 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.

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

After successfully completing this course, you may be progress onto:

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.

Blended learning

To keep our students and staff safe, we’re reducing the number of people in our buildings at one time.

To achieve this, most of our courses will include sessions taught at the college supported by online learning to help you reach your full potential.

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Fees and applications

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Counselling Level 2 Ashley Down Centre
Bristol
Course Code
LBP0282A01-3
Dates
16/09/2020 - 10/02/2021
Duration
19 weeks
Days
Weds
Hours per week
3.75
Start Time
09:30
Location
Ashley Down Centre
Fee
This course costs £250. 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
Counselling Level 2 Ashley Down Centre
Bristol
Course Code
LBP0282A01-2
Dates
14/09/2020 - 22/02/2021
Duration
19 weeks
Days
Mon
Hours per week
4.00
Start Time
09:30
Location
Ashley Down Centre
Fee
This course costs £250. 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
Counselling Level 2 Ashley Down Centre
Bristol
Course Code
LBP0282A01-4
Dates
24/02/2021 - 28/07/2021
Duration
19 weeks
Days
Weds
Hours per week
4.00
Start Time
09:30
Location
Ashley Down Centre
Fee
This course costs £250. 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
Counselling Level 2 Ashley Down Centre
Bristol
Course Code
LBP0282A01-5
Dates
26/02/2021 - 30/07/2021
Duration
19 weeks
Days
Fri
Hours per week
2.25
Start Time
09:30
Location
Ashley Down Centre
Fee
This course costs £250. 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
LBP0282A01-3 16/09/2020 - 10/02/2021 19 weeks Weds 3.75 09:30 Ashley Down Centre
This course costs £250. 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
LBP0282A01-2 14/09/2020 - 22/02/2021 19 weeks Mon 4.00 09:30 Ashley Down Centre
This course costs £250. 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
LBP0282A01-4 24/02/2021 - 28/07/2021 19 weeks Weds 4.00 09:30 Ashley Down Centre
This course costs £250. 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
LBP0282A01-5 26/02/2021 - 30/07/2021 19 weeks Fri 2.25 09:30 Ashley Down Centre
This course costs £250. 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