Start Date:Duration:Level:Study mode:Course location:Course Type:
25/01/202023 Weeks3Part-Time - DayAshington Main CampusSkills & Qualifications
25/01/202023 Weeks3Part-Time - DayAshington Main CampusSkills & Qualifications

You must hold the NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills or an equivalent certificate from an alternative awarding body. Learners require a good level of oral and written English to participate in the course, ideally level 2 (GCSE) which is required to read handouts, write assignments and produce a portfolio of work. You will also be expected to produce assignments in a word-processed format.

The delivery models can vary. It consists of a participative approach using tutor input, role plays, discussions, independent research, group and paired work and a case study backed up with handouts to reinforce learning. This includes skills practice which will be assessed through observation and reflection. Personal commitment, ability to meet deadlines and regular attendance is essential.

Each candidate is required to complete a portfolio of evidence which demonstrates the achievement of all learning outcomes and assessment criteria associated with each unit. Evidence within the portfolio could include: journal reflections, peer feedback; assignments and a case study (contextual study), class discussion task sheets. The portfolio is submitted twice during the course for Internal and External Awarding Board Moderation purposes.

Learners require a good level of oral and written English to participate in the course, ideally level 2 (GCSE) which is required to read handouts, write assignments and produce a portfolio of work. You will also be expected to produce assignments in a word-processed format.

Delivery models vary usually Thursday eve 6-9pm for 25 weeks (term time only). Or a day time class may on occassions be advertised (again this would be 3 hours per week for 25 weeks).

Part Time - Thursday 6-9pm (3 hours per week for 25 weeks)

Learners who wish to progress towards further qualifications, or learners who wish to study this programme in order to complement other programmes (eg health and social care; children’s care, learning and development; voluntary and community work). This course is the entry requirement for the Foundation Degree in Counselling. It is not suitable for people looking for psychological assistance to deal with personal issues. Note: with the fast track programme, as opposed to our usual 25 week delivery, there is an increased requirement of independent research and study each week.

The course consists of five units:
1. Developing Counselling Skills
2. Theoretical Approaches in the use of Counselling Skills
3. Working ethically with Counselling Skills
4. Counselling Skills and Diversity
5. Counselling Skills and Personal Development.
In order to complete the course, you must successfully complete all five units.

NCFE CACHE

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