Counselling Skills, Certificate | Weston College

Counselling Skills, Certificate

This course will provide you with knowledge of the use of counselling skills and is essential if you are looking to pursue a career in counselling.

You will benefit from being taught by our highly trained staff who have years of experience within the sector, and bring their experience into their teaching and delivery.

This course will refine your experience. The course is aimed at those who have had a range of life experiences who now wish to channel these experiences into supporting others.

You will develop professional and inter-personal skills. The course encourages you to develop greater self-awareness skills to enable you to support others through a patient centred approach.

This course covers:

  • using counselling skills
  • active listening
  • legislations
  • diversity and ethics
  • key theories
  • practical application of skills

The course is assessed through assignment work (completed at home). You will need to complete between 30 and 40 hours as independent study.

Successful completion of this course will enable you to progress to a Level 3 qualification in counselling or a foundation degree.

At Weston College you will be in a group with like-minded people, learning at one of the top-performing colleges in the country.

Apply now to guarantee yourself a place on our course. It takes a few minutes to apply online, just click the button below and follow the steps. Alternatively, you can fill out an application form at our reception.

Additional costs

There are no additional costs.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course

Course Level

Level 2

Category & Subject Area

Counselling Courses for adults

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Financial Information

Most people qualify for FREE tuition and material fees due to discounts we offer. Click on the icon(s) below to find out what you’ll need to pay.


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