About the course
This part-time course is intended for candidates who want to learn how to use counselling skills within an ethical framework for providing helping, mentoring, care planning, teaching, pastoral and other forms of support work in either a voluntary or employed situation. You will be introduced to the Person Centred approach (Carl Rogers) to counselling and to the ‘Skilled Helper’ (Gerard Egan) integrative model. You will build on your knowledge and counselling skills practice with tutor guidance, peer feedback and evaluation.
Dates and times:
Part time September to February or February/March to July depending on venue. Day or evening times are available depending on venue as stated below. Progression to Level 3 follows on same day and time from September or February depending on sequence – refer to prospectus for further information.
Dates and times:
Part time day or evening, September to February or February/March to July courses available depending on venue. There are two options:
1. Day – 9.45am to 2.45pm
2. Evening – 5.30pm to 10.00pm
See table below:
Dates with breaks for w/c 22nd Oct & for 2 weeks at Christmas
Day or Evening options
|Hastings||21st March to 18th July 2018||Wednesday Evening – enrolling now|
|Angel, Islington, London||w/c 10th September 2018 to 4th February 2019||Monday Evening and possible 2nd group Thursday eve|
|Angel, Islington, London||12th September 2018 to 6th February 2019||Wednesday day|
|Bromley, SE London||10th September 2018 to 4th February 2019||Monday Evening|
|Twickenham, Middlesex||13th September 2018 to 7th February 2019||Thursday Evening|
|Brighton||10th September 2018 to 4th February 2019||Monday Day 9.30am to 2.30pm|
|Brighton||13th September 2018 to 7th February 2019||Thursday Evening|
|Reading||12th September 2018 to 6th February 2019||Wednesday Day 9.30am to 2.30pm|
|Reading||11th September 2018 to 5th February 2019||Tuesday Evening|
|Hastings||12th September 2018 to 6th February 2019||Wednesday eve|
|Faversham Canterbury||11th September 2018 to 5th February 2019||Tuesday Evening|
|Tunbridge Wells||14th September 2018 to 8th February 2019||Friday day|
|Oxford||11th September 2018 to 5th February 2019||Tuesday eve|
|For other locations or tailored workplace course delivery to staff teams – please enquire.
For further information on L2 options please refer to our prospectus.
Progression to Level 3 in September on same day and time
Most Level 2 course options tend to fully enrol, so apply early to avoid disappointment. Some options are subject to sufficient numbers for a viable group to start.
Candidates must have sufficient writing skills to undertake the written course work and assessment requirements of this course. GCE or GCSE English grade C, or at least Level 1 or preferably L2 English written and oral skills. We require a reference from an employer, tutor, or from a professional person to comment on your suitability for this type of course.
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