Level 2 Award in Introduction to Counselling Skills (ICSK-L2)

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At a glance information

Qualification Number 500/7762/4
Qualification Structure 1 mandatory unit:
H/600/6743 Introduction to Counselling Skills
Guided learning hours 30 (minimum)
Credit value 5
Minimum age 16 years


Once candidates have completed this qualification, those aged 16 or over may wish to progress to Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills.

The unit credit can also be used towards other relevant qualifications on the QCF.

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If you have no knowledge of counselling the Level 2 Award in Introduction to Counselling Skills will give you some insight into the nature of counselling work and help you to decide whether you want to proceed with further counselling skills training.

All CPCAB’s qualifications enhance your emotional and social skills, and help you to understand yourself and your relationships more clearly.

Entry requirements

No previous training or experience is required to undertake this qualification but please read section 5 of the Qualification Document for further information.


ICSK-L2 is eligible for limited funding support. Find out more by reading our funding guide for students.

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