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The College Easter break is Monday 30 March - Monday 13 April. During this time, college staff will be on leave and email accounts may not be monitored. Staff return to work on Tuesday 14th April. Depending on circumstances at that time, staff may not always be on college premises but may be working from home remotely.

Course Mode
Part-time
Level
2
Start Date
Enquire
Start / End Time
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Duration
15 Weeks
End Date
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Health & Social Care

It is clear that the UK’s health and social care system is lacking and with an increasingly ageing population, there is a significant demand for more people to enter the industry. In fact, around two million new workers will need to be trained and recruited by 2022.

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Course Overview

The NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills (QCF) is designed to:

- Provide education and training for those who may use counselling skills when working
with others.

- Enable learners to gain a nationally-recognised, vocationally-specific qualification to assist in entering employment in fields working with people.

- Provide an introduction to counselling skills and develop learners knowledge and understanding.

- Provide opportunities for learners to develop a range of skills and techniques, personal qualities and attributes essential for successful performance in working life.

The units are:
Unit 1: Using Counselling Skills
Unit 2: Introduction to Counselling Skills Theories
Unit 3: Diversity and Ethics in the Use of Counselling Skills
Unit 4: Counselling Skills and Personal Development


All units within this qualification are internally assessed. The qualifications are criterion referenced, based on the achievement of all the specified learning outcomes.

Entry Requirements

Whilst there are no formal entry requirements, it would be valuable to be in an environment where you may use the skills you gain and have a strong interest in Counselling.

After Your Course

With this qualification you can progress to further vocational qualifications such as the Edexcel BTEC Level 3 Certificate or Diploma in Counselling Skills.

Fees

£499.00

Course fees are per year. There may also be additional costs associated with the course (please see the course overview).

Student Finance
Whether you qualify for student finance depends on specific criteria. The main student finance package for full-time students includes a tuition fee loan and maintenance loan for living costs. Part-time students can access a tuition fee loan to pay for your course.

Generally, you will only get student finance if you’re doing your first degree-level qualification. This is true even if your previous course was self-funded.

For further information please see www.gov.uk/student-finance

Access to Learning Fund
The Access to Learning Fund is a non-repayable discretionary fund that gives students facing hardship extra financial support to access and remain in higher education. This can is accessed via the college. Contact Student Services for more information: hello@kendal.ac.uk / 01539 814700

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Open Evening

21 April 2020 4.30pm - 7pm