CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills


Enrolment Requirements

You must also enrol on Introduction to Counselling Skills which will provide you with advice and guidance, an introduction and an overview of the Level 2 Certificate, as well as preparing you for your studies.

What will I learn on this course?

    The course aims to introduce learners to the everyday use of counselling skills in life and at work and some of the approaches that underpin the use of these skills.
    The units of study are:
     Using counselling skills
     Introduction to counselling skills theories
     Diversity and ethics in the use of counselling skills
     Counselling skills and personal development.

Assessment and Awarding Body: CACHE

Your portfolio of work is the only assessment requirement of the course. Your tutor will guide you when setting tasks and short assignments, and asking you to compile case studies.


It is a requirement that you attend 90% of the taught sessions to ensure you have the best chance of achieving the accreditation. Please think carefully before enrolling on this course if you have work commitments that may interfere with this attendance.

What else do I need to know?

You should expect to do an additional two hours a week home study and research.

What could I do next?

You could progress on to the Diploma in Counselling Skills and Theory Level 3. To become a fully qualified counsellor you must gain a HE Diploma in Counselling Level 5, after which you may seek British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) accreditation.

Course Start Date(s)

Various - please see prospectus for further details.

Course Length

25 weeks

Course Price

Full Fee

Discounted Fee

Full Concession

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