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Counselling Children & Young People CPCAB Level 2 Certificate

This is a CPD (Continuing Professional Development) course that will enable you to explore the challenges of working with children and young people and the issues you will face ethically, professionally and personally when supporting and and working with young people.

What Counselling qualification is right for me?

CPCAB

Entry requirements

This course is suitable for you if you are working with children aged between 5-16 years, in a role as a teaching assistant or a lunchtime supervisor, or you are involved in extended school services. To begin the course you must have experience of working with children.

Course content

During the course you will cover topics including:

  • Using counselling skills ethically and safely
  • Managing and helping interaction
  • Communicating empathic understanding
  • Managing an active listening space
  • Using self awareness to facilitate helping work
  • Use counselling skills coherently

This is an intensive course and you will be expected to partake in private study on a daily basis.

Assessment methods

Assessment will be through practical exercises.

Additional information

Schools who would like to deliver this in-house over a shorter period could be considered.

Funding information

This course could be FREE! You could be eligible for free study if you are unemployed and on a qualifying benefit. Find out more at www.bedford.ac.uk/concessions


Course information & how to book

Select the 'Enrol' button to book on to this course online. Please note: after registering you will be taken to the payment page where you will need to pay for your course.

LengthStart DateDay(s)Time(s)FeesLocationCourse Code
5 days 24/07/2017 Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 9.30 am - 4.00 pm £350 Cauldwell Street K1106S3 Enrol

Part-time course already started?

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Additional Learning Support
If you have a specific learning difficulty or disability, problems with English and Maths, are deaf or hearing impaired, or missing the essential skills needed to complete your course, our Additional Learning Support team are on hand to give you assistance whenever you need it.  Find out more.

Autism & Asperger’s Syndrome Support
At Bedford College, we are committed to developing the provision for students on the autistic spectrum, including Asperger’s Syndrome.  Find out more.

Accessibility
We have access arrangements in place to help students with disabilities or any other particular needs. Call us on 01234 291000 for more information.

Additional formats
Course information sheets are also available in large print and audio formats. Call us on
01234 291000 to order your copy.

If you are unemployed and receiving benefits then you could learn for FREE

You could be eligible for free study if you are unemployed and on one of the following benefits:

  • Employment & Support Allowance (work-related activity group)
  • Jobseekers Allowance
  • Working Tax Credit (subject to income)
  • Income support

Please note: you will need to be able to produce evidence of the benefit in your name when you come to enrol.

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For more information please ring Enquiries & Guidance on 01234 291000 or email us.           

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