Course Type / Attendance

Short Course, Distance Learning

Subject Area

Health, Social Care and Childcare

Start Date

Starts throughout the year

Course Length

20 weeks


Adult, Distance Learning

Course Level


Home / Course / Counselling Skills Certificate Level 2

Who is this course for?

This course is for anyone interested in developing listening skills, gaining an understanding of the counselling process and developing personal insights and self-awareness.


What do you need to apply for the course?

You do not need any formal qualifications, simply an interest in Counselling. You will need to be 19 or over on the 1st of September.

Call our team on 0191 511 6478 to enrol.

What are the key things you'll learn?

You will learn the definition of Counselling, Counselling Settings, Attending Skills, Non-Verbal Communication, Active Listening Skills, Two theoretical approaches/ models and Endings.

Where could this course take you?

The course will enable you to apply for the Access to Higher Education Diploma (Combined Studies) – Counselling Pathway. You could also progress on to other short courses available at the college.