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Level 2 Award in Counselling Skills for Working with Children

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8 days (once a week), 9.30am to 4.30pm                                   
Various locations

  • Place2Be's Level 2 Award will equip you with basic counselling and therapeutic play skills for working with or caring for children and young people. The course also prepares you to go on to higher level counselling training.

 

What it covers:

  • Introduction to core counselling skills and theory
  • Skills and techniques to help you improve your communication and increase your self-awareness when working with children
  • An understanding of relationship building and its connection with attachment theory
  • A range of creative strategies to support the children you work with
  • A progression route onto our Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Skills for Working with Children (Foundation) and further counselling training

 

Useful for those who:

  • Wish to gain basic counselling skills to support their work or everyday life with children
  • Are starting out on a counselling career path and wish to specialise in working with children

 

Entry requirements:

  • Before booking the Level 2 Award, you must have already attended a Place2Be Taster Day (within 12 months of starting a Level 2 course). 

 

Course Requirements:

  • 100% attendance is the expectation. Please note that if you miss more than one session then you will not have met the attendance requirements needed to complete the course successfully.  Please do not sign up for a course if you know in advance that you are not able to make all of the dates.  Click here to view our full terms and conditions.
  • Course content is provided online through our Moodle platform (as both Word and PDF documents). Assignments will also need to be submitted online through Moodle. You will need to be able to regularly access our online platform as a result during the course.  

 

Accreditation:

  • The Level 2 Award is accredited by the Counselling and Psychotherapy Central Awarding Body (CPCAB). You will receive a total of 68 guided learning hours upon completion - this equates to 7 credits at Level 2.


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Dates and Costs

The Level 2 Award runs 1 day a week for 8 weeks (excluding school holidays). Our evening course runs 1 evening a week for 15 evenings (excluding school holidays). 

 

Applications are now open for the Autumn Term (2019/2020). Additional dates will be made available on an ongoing basis throughout the academic year.  

 

London  (£875)  

  • Date: 30 September - 2 December 2019 (download calendar
  • Venue: 175 St John Street, Clerkenwell, EC1V 4LW 
  • Bookings open: 16 May 2019
  • Bookings close: 16 September 2019

 

  • Date: 12 October - 14 December 2019 (download calendar
  • Venue: 175 St John Street, Clerkenwell, EC1V 4LW 
  • Bookings open: 3 June 2019
  • Bookings close: 21 September 2019

 

  • Date: 12 November - 28 January 2020 (download calendar
  • Venue: 175 St John Street, Clerkenwell, EC1V 4LW 
  • Bookings open: 12 August 2019
  • Bookings close: 29 October 2019

 

  • Date: 22 November - 07 February 2020 (download calendar
  • Venue: 175 St John Street, Clerkenwell, EC1V 4LW 
  • Bookings open: 23 August 2019
  • Bookings close: 8 November 2019

 

  • Date: 15 January – 18 March 2020 (download calendar
  • Venue: 175 St John Street, Clerkenwell, EC1V 4LW 
  • Bookings open: 25 September 2019
  • Bookings close: 1 January 2020

 

  • Date: 1 February – 4 April 2020 (download calendar
  • Venue: 175 St John Street, Clerkenwell, EC1V 4LW 
  • Bookings open: 4 October 2019
  • Bookings close: 17 January 2020

 

  • Date: 27 February – 9 July 2020 (download calendar
  • Evening Course: 5:30pm to 8:30pm
  • Venue: 175 St John Street, Clerkenwell, EC1V 4LW 
  • Bookings open: 31 October 2019
  • Bookings close: 13 February 2020

 

Manchester (£875)

 

  • Date: 12 November 2019 - 28 January 2020 (download calendar)
  • Venue: Citywise, 6 Oxford Place, Manchester, M14 5RZ
  • Bookings open: 7 June 2019
  • Bookings close: 29 October 2019

 

Kent (£875

  • Date: 12 November 2019 - 21 January 2020 (download calendar)
  • Venue - Singleton Environment Centre, Wesley School Road, Singleton, Ashford, Kent, TN23 5LW
  • Bookings open: 18 July 2019
  • Bookings close: 29 October 2019 

 

  • Date: 8 May 2020 - 10 July 2020 (download calendar)
  • Venue - Singleton Environment Centre, Wesley School Road, Singleton, Ashford, Kent, TN23 5LW
  • Bookings open: 6 January 2020
  • Bookings close: 24 April 2020 

 

Cardiff (£875)

  • Date: 17 January 2020 - 20 March 2020 (download calendar)
  • Venue - Llandaff North & Gabalfa Hub, Gabalfa Avenue, Cardiff, CF14 2HU
  • Bookings open: 28 June 2019
  • Bookings close: 3 January 2020

 

  • Date: 1 May 2020 - 10 July 2020 (download calendar)
  • Venue - Llandaff North & Gabalfa Hub, Gabalfa Avenue, Cardiff, CF14 2HU
  • Bookings open: 2 September 2019
  • Bookings close: 17 April 2020

 

How to apply

  1. Before booking the Level 2 Award, you need to have already attended a Place2Be Taster Day (within 12 months of starting a Level 2 course). 
  2. Once you have completed the Taster Day, select your course in the box above right and complete the booking form and payment information.

Find out more

If you are interested in finding out more about this course, or have any questions, we are always happy to help. 

You can complete our enquiries form or give us a call on 020 7923 5558.

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