Focus Awards Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills (RQF)

Focus Awards Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills (RQF)

(QRN – 601/6339/2)

 

 

Qualification Overview

The Focus Awards Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills (RQF) is aimed at those who wish to develop their knowledge and skills in engaging in, and applying the use of counselling skills, to a helping relationship.
Learners will, on achieving this qualification have the knowledge, understanding and skills required to understand the theoretical approaches to counselling, how counselling skills can be applied in a helping relationship, the concepts of diversity and ethics, and reflective practice.
Learners must achieve 16 credits from the four mandatory units in order to complete this qualification. Details of all the units can be found in the qualification specification on the Focus Awards website.

 

 

Learner Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this qualification. The Focus Awards Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills is aimed at learners who are 16+.

 

 

Qualification Progression Routes

Upon successful completion of the Focus Awards Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills, you may choose to progress on to:

  • Level 3 Award in Counselling Skills and Theory
  • Level 3 Diploma in Counselling Skills.
  • Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for England
  • Level 3 Certificate for Working in the Health Sector
  • Other specialist qualifications reflecting the context in which they work

 

 

Geographical Coverage

This qualification is available in England and Northern Ireland.

Unit Title Unit Ref Credit Level GLH
Mandatory units
Using counselling skills K/502/6966 4 2 30
Introduction to counselling skills theories K/502/6630 4 2 30
Diversity and ethics in the use of counselling skills M/502/6631 4 2 30
Counselling skills and personal development T/502/6632 4 2 30