Start Date:Duration:Level:Study mode:Course location:Course Type:
13/01/202023 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.

Study levelCostAdditional fees
19+2108.61 *subject to changeAccess to a computer/laptop with a version of Microsoft Word and access to a printer id critical. Once you enrol, you are provided with login details to access the colleges IT facilities. You will also require a lever arch file and dividers x7 for your portfolio as well as basic writing materials-pen, paper and a notebook. Printing your work is a necessity which you will undertake at home at your expense (you would normally have access to the College printing facilities with your allocated photocopying credit however just not at present).

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.

Part Time - 4 hours per week for 12 weeks

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.

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