Level 2 Award in Listening Support Skills (LSK-L2)

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Qualification Number 500/7793/4
Qualification Structure 1 mandatory unit:
Y/600/8263 Listening Support Skills
Guided learning hours 20 (minimum)
Credit value 4
Minimum age 14 years


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

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

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The Level 2 Award in Listening Support Skills will benefit students from 14 years to mature adults who are interested in understanding other people and improving their personal and working relationships.

Listening Support Skills will help you:

  • to support colleagues at work
  • to support the role of para-professionals and community volunteers
  • to enhance your work as a helping professional
  • in Peer Support work
  • to support service users
  • to work with helping relationships.

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.


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

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