Health Sciences and Social Care

Level 2 CPCAB in Introduction to Counselling Skills
Course Title
Level 2 CPCAB in Introduction to Counselling Skills
Course Code
Mode of Study
Entry Requirements
There are no prior entry requirements. However, this qualification is not suitable for those who are currently in a state of severe emotional difficulty and/or severe psychological confusion. Students need to be aware that there is an IT aspect to the course thus you will be required to have basic IT skills such as using Microsoft Word. Support is available.
Leads on to
This qualification does not lead directly to an employed role, however, it could enhance an existing voluntary or paid role or increase the general employability of those seeking to enter the job market.
Number of Weeks
Develop introductory counselling skills which can be used in everyday life as well as listening and responding skills. This course provides an insight into what counselling is about and what practitioner training involves. While the course is open to all, you will be expected to take part in small group as well as class activities. This is designed to encourage self-awareness and self development, allowing you to better appreciate how your own sense of self can impact the helping interaction. You will be able to use these skills at higher level study or in a voluntary or employed role.