Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills

Date:14/01/2021DayThursday + one Saturday
Time6.15pm -9.15pmDuration:20 weeks
Qualification:Level 2 Certificate in Counselling SkillsAwarding Body:ABC Awards

About the course

This qualification provides an initial qualification in counselling which can provide a progression route to becoming a qualified counsellor. It enhances and improves written communication skills, promotes personal growth and provides basic industry knowledge.

Modules studied included:

Counselling skills and personal development
Using counselling skills
Introduction to Counselling skills theories
Diversity and ethics in the use of Counselling Skills


Entry requirements

Students should have previously attended an Introduction to Counselling, either at Collyer’s or elsewhere and have a Certificate of Participation.


You will build a portfolio during the course. The course assessments include written questions and practical elements. They are assessed through a range of methods including observation and a reflective log or journal. You should expect to complete an average of 3 hours of homework per week in addition to class attendance.


Please bring paper and pen.


Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Skills (subject to interview to assess suitability)

How to apply

You can apply online here and we will contact you to arrange an interview. For information, advice and guidance please call us on 01403 216597.


This course is co-funded by the Government meaning that all students benefit from reduced fees.

Full funding may be available for learners who are unemployed, are employed and earn less than £16,009.50 per annum or who are aged 19-23 and don’t hold a first full Level 2 qualification. Contact us to find out more

A £150 non-refundable deposit is payable at the point of booking