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Certificate in Counselling Skills (CSKL2)

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Course overview

This course is suitable for candidates who have some experience in listening to others and would like to expand on their skills and knowledge. If you have been told you are a good listener or would make a good counsellor, this course will give you an overview of how to put your skills into practice safely.

You will learn in more detail how to:

Use counselling skills ethically and safely

Establish and sustain the boundaries of the helping role

Work empathically as a helper

Focus on the helpee's needs and concerns

Use self awareness in helping work

Use a range of counselling skills to facilitate the helping interaction

Use feedback and reflection to enhance counselling skills

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Entry requirement

You do not need a formal prior qualification, although you may have taken the introduction course which will give you a head start in building your portfolio. Entry by application form - this helps us to make sure this is the right course for you and to plan for your learning.

Awarding body

Counselling & Psychotherapy Central Awarding Body

Course dates:

15 week Level 2 course:

All courses run from 10.00 - 16.30.  Costing £950 including CPCAB registration fee of £179 and starting:


Tuesday 10/09/2024 In-person

Thursday 12/09/2024 In-person

Saturday 14/09/2024 Online via Zoom

Fast track Level 2 and 3 courses (can be completed within one year)

Applications can be made by sending the below, completed, application form to


Application form CSKL2

Course Information CSKL2

Information sheet CSKL2               


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