Title

Counselling

Counselling Skills Certificate - J087

12 Quays Part Time Level 2 Duration 34 weeks
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The SEG Awards Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Skills qualification covers four topics looking at: CSL3U1 — Understanding the Context for the use of Counselling Skills — This unit is intended to deepen the learners' understanding of the significant differences between a person who uses counselling skills in another occupation and a fully trained and qualified counsellor. Learners will explore key legal and ethical issues based on an ethical framework for counselling and psychotherapy in a multi-cultural and diverse society. The need for and the importance of casework supervision will be highlighted. CSL3U2 — Understanding Counselling Theory — In this unit, learners will study one major therapeutic model of counselling in depth to empower the learner to reflect constructively on its value and use when working with people. They will also reflect on two other therapeutic models of counselling to raise awareness of other models. CSL3U3 — Using Counselling Skills — Through practice, learners will explore a range of skills used within the counselling profession. Additionally, they will understand that sessions in which counselling skills are used are professionally managed activities with a start, middle and end. Cultural differences are recognised, acknowledged and worked with. CSL3U4 — Personal Development for Users of Counselling Skills — In this unit, learners reflect on how the study of counselling theory, the use of counselling skills and feedback received can inform personal development and growth, in particular their understanding of self
Course Details

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Entry Guidelines

To study a Level 2 qualification, you will need:

A minimum of 4 GCSEs at grade 3, including English and Maths (or L1  Functional Skills in English and Maths)
                                     OR
A relevant Level 1 qualification with GCSE English and Maths at grade 3 or above (or L1 Functional Skills in English and Maths)

Satisfactory interview and/or assessment

If English is not your first language, you may need an assessment before enrolling on this course. To discuss further, please contact the ESOL department on 0151 551 7144.

Additional Information
85% attendance is required but 100% is expected due to the experiential nature of the course. Please be aware that if your long term goal is to work with vulnerable adults or any person under the age of 18, it will be necessary to undergo a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check at any required college work placement, or eventual place of work.
Where can I progress to?

Progression on to the Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Studies

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Starting 16th September 2024 - Ending - 30th June 2025

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