This course is designed for 19+ Adults

This qualification will allow you to

  • Learn basic counselling skills (listening and responding skills) in helping roles

  • Find out more about counselling (this qualification wont teach you to be a counsellor, but may help them decide whether or not they want to train as one);

  • Improve professional and personal relationships

The entry requirements for this course is:

No previous training or experience is required to undertake this qualification.

You will be required to attend an informal interview which may include completing an assessment based on your prior qualifications.

This course consists of different topics such as:


  • Work within the limitations of the helping role

  • Communicate empathic understanding

You will be assessed via:

Internally completed assessments

This course will lead to

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

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