At a glance information
1 mandatory unit:
A/600/8448 Counselling skills
|Guided learning hours||90 (minimum)|
|Minimum age||18 years|
Successful candidates may progress onto the Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Studies.
The unit credit can also be used towards other relevant qualifications on the QCF.
If you want to become a counsellor the Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills forms the foundation of professional counselling practice as well as providing the essential listening and communications skills used by helping professionals.
It is the first compulsory qualification on our progression route to becoming a counsellor.
No previous training or experience is required to undertake this qualification but please read section 5 of the Qualification Document for further information.
Where to study
Use our centre finder to find a Level 2 Award in Counselling Skills course near you.