Level 2 Award in Counselling Concepts – Rothwell Centre

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Course Information

This is a great course for anyone interested in exploring interpersonal
skills. The 30 hour course will help you to build confidence in communicating
with others within a supportive group atmosphere. You will Learn about
communication skills such as active listening and as an introduction into

The course is based on the person-centred counselling approach and requires
some experiential participation to learn communication skills. In addition to
this approach two other models of counselling will be discussed. This is an
enjoyable course which promotes lively discussion and fun!

Quarry Hill – Mondays or Thursdays 5.30 – 8.30 pm

Rothwell – Tuesdays 9.30 – 12.30 pm


Who is this course for?

For those learners interested in exploring what counselling training entails, this qualification offers a practical introduction. Learners will develop communication skills and gain important industry insight to help make informed career decisions.

Units / Modules

  • The professional context of counselling
  • Communication skills in helping relationships
  • An introduction to personal development

Benefits / Skills

You will develop communication and listen skills which will enhance both personal and professional relationships. You will develop self-awareness and confidence, which will lead to higher self-esteem. You will gain knowledge of three main counselling modals, which will prepare for progression to the level 3 Certificate in Counselling.

Entry Requirements

Level 2 English or equivalent

Career Progression

You can progress to the Level 3 Certificate in Counselling skills.

Skills and knowledge gained can be applied to a variety of supportive roles and/or any career where communication and listening skills are a desired requirement.

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Course Details


10 weeks

Study Type

Part time

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Course Facts

Extra Curriculum

You will learn the person-centred concepts in counselling

Trips and Opportunities

You will learn about the application of counselling skills in a professional setting


You will develop interpersonal skills, personal qualities and self-awareness

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