We have created a slideshow presentation (in Powerpoint format) about CPCAB’s Level 2 Award in Introduction to Counselling Skills (ICSK-L2). It includes two short videos and aims to help prospective students:
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|Qualification Number||ICSK-L2 is accredited by the Office of the Qualifications & Examinations Regulator (Ofqual) into the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF). The qualification number for ICSK-L2 is 500/7762/4.|
|Qualification structure||1 mandatory unit:
H/600/6743 Introduction to Counselling Skills
This qualification is intended for candidates who:
|Guided learning hours||30 (minimum)|
|Minimum age||16 years*|
No previous training or experience required
See section 5 of the Qualification Document
Once candidates have completed this qualification, those aged 16 or over may wish to progress to CPCAB’s Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills (CSK-L2) – see section 6 of the Qualification Document for details.
The unit credit can also be used towards other relevant qualifications on the QCF.
Tutor assessment of candidate portfolio evidencing minimum assessment requirements.
External verification by CPCAB.
|Additional assessment requirements||None|
|Personal counselling or therapy (for trainee)||None required.|
|Work-place experience (for trainee)||None required.|
|Staffing and other resources||
Only one trainer-assessor is needed for internal assessment.
See section 4 of the Qualification Document for details of required trainer-assessor qualifications and
|Internal Moderation and Verification||Centres are required to have robust internal moderation and verification processes that are verified by CPCAB.|
|Candidate Registration Fee||£46|
|Centre application for CPCAB approval to offer the qualification||
Centre application fee: £129 (one-off fee).
Centres can design their own training programmes** or use approved course material written to CPCAB specifications***.
A tutor support pack DVD - including a DVD with video clips and
*This age requirement is linked to Ofqual’s system for categorising qualifications.
**All centre designed courses must be submitted to CPCAB for approval before candidates can be registered. Although the delivery of courses may differ from centre to centre, all delivery must enable the candidates to achieve the learning outcomes specified in the unit.
***Please contact CSCT on 0121 321 1396 or visit www.counsellingtraining.com for further details.