Fees

There are no fees for this course as the College has secured funding and has agreed to waive all fees. Therefore, there is no charge to either you (the employer) or you (the student).

Please note that when a student enrols on this course, they will be expected to complete the programme of study within the allocated timescales. Should a student not complete the course in full, they will be required to pay a fee to cover registration, administration fees and learning material costs. 

Course Overview

The CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills will introduce you to the use of counselling skills in everyday life and work and some of the approaches that underpin the use of these skills. The objectives of this qualification are to help you to develop counselling skills, understand the different approaches involved in the use of counselling skills and appreciate the importance of self-development. 

This course is available paper-based.

Course Structure

The course consists of two assessments covering four Units as detailed below:

Assessment A:

  • Unit 1 - Using counselling skills
  • Unit 2 - Introduction to counselling skills theories.

Assessment B:

  • Unit 3 - Diversity and ethics in the use of counselling skills
  • Unit 4 - Counselling skills and personal development.

Please note - You will be required to provide evidence which demonstrates achievement of all learning outcomes and assessment criteria associated with each Unit.

Witness observation: You can be observed by an appropriate witness who has experience and knowledge in relation to counselling skills, such as a counsellor, manager or mentor. The witness will observe you demonstrating these skills before completing the witness statement in the assessment booklet.

Video recording: If you do not have access to an appropriate witness, you can record a video of themselves demonstrating particular counselling skills in a helping relationship. You will then need to watch the video back and reflect on your performance in order to answer. If you select this option, you will need to send your video recording to the office via email or USB via recorded delivery.

 

Entry Requirements

You can apply to undertake this course by registering your interest with your employer (eg your line manager, training and development or personnel department). Employers can then register you by completing a standard Booking Form (terms and conditions apply), which can be provided on request. You can register as an individual and are asked to email us. Induction onto the course can be done in groups, on request, at your place of employment or via post or email. Once enrolled on the course, paper-based students will receive their course material in the post via recorded delivery (unless these have already been received at a group induction).

Contact us:

Telephone:

01274 088652

01274 088529

01274 088371

Email us: [email protected]

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Visit us: www.bradfordcollege.ac.uk/study/distance-learning

How Will I Learn?

You must complete all assessments in the agreed timescales and submit these for marking by our team of qualified tutors. If your course is paper-based these are sent to us in the post or can be typed up and emailed. If you are studying online these are submitted electronically direct to your tutor.  Your tutor will then provide you with feedback along with advice and guidance to help you successfully complete the course.  There is also support available from the office team.  Upon successful completion of two assessments you will be awarded the CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills.

Please note - You will required to provide evidence which demonstrates achievement of all learning outcomes and assessment criteria associated with each unit.

Witness observation: You can be observed by an appropriate witness who has experience and knowledge in relation to counselling skills, such as a counsellor, manager or mentor. The witness will observe you demonstrating these skills before completing the witness statement in the assessment booklet.

Video recording: If you do not have access to an appropriate witness, you can record a video of yourself demonstrating particular counselling skills in a helping relationship. You will then need to watch the video back and reflect on your performance in order to answer. If you select this option you will need to send your video recording to your learner support advisor via email.

Benefits

Benefits to you:

  • A clear understanding of responsibilities
  • Development of new skills
  • Recognition of existing skills
  • Opportunities to improve current service
  • Helps to progress your career
  • You will gain a nationally recognised qualification.

Advantages to your employer:

  • Staff feel more confident in their role
  • Staff are kept up to date with current policies, procedures and legislation
  • Staff gain a nationally recognised qualification.

Information, Advice and Support

Careers Guidance

Help with choosing the right course and with thinking about where this might take you in the future.
Email: [email protected]

Student Finance

Money matters - you may be entitled to financial support whilst you study.
Tel: 01274 088214.
Email: [email protected]

Learning Support

Support for applicants with a learning difficulty, disability, illness or other learning need.
Tel: 01274 088344
Email: [email protected]

For all other queries call 01274 088088

Tuition Fees

If you are aged 19+ and studying a Further Education Course at Bradford College, you may have to pay course fees. Course fees are dependent on the number of hours and which course is being taken. Actual costs can be obtained from our team.
Tel: 01274 088214
Email: [email protected].
https://www.bradfordcollege.ac.uk/study/adult-students/fees