Counselling Skills Level 2

If you’re interested in supporting people to improve their well-being, this Counselling Skills Level 2 course will provide you with the correct understanding, knowledge and skills to do that. Pay nothing. Enrol today. Fully Funded. Check your eligibility below.


Many people find it helpful to seek the support of counselling at some point in their lives. People in any situation could benefit from counselling, those with the correct understanding, knowledge and skills can provide them with support to improve personal well-being.

Throughout this Counselling Skills Level 2 OFQUAL Regulated qualification, you will also be taught about counselling theory and the ethical framework that informs how counsellors use their skills.

Many people find it helpful to seek counselling at some point in their lives, and counsellors help with a wide range of issues. Learn about the core skills in counselling during this course.

Whether you’re involved in working with young children or just have a keen interest in the subject, it’s crucial to acknowledge the skills and qualities of a professional Counsellor in future. This Counselling Skills Level 2 qualification provides an excellent foundation into Counselling and mental health.


You will get:

  • Accredited qualification awarded by NCFE CACHE 
  • Gain a Level 2 qualification
  • Offers an adjustable foundation that can lead to different career options depending on the career path you have chosen.
  • CV Review and Professional LinkedIn Profile. (Showcase your new qualifications and unique skills).
  • Can be fast tracked to complete in 7 weeks

Course Units

The Counselling Skills Level 2 course is made up of four units:

  • How core counselling skills can be used in a counselling relationship and in other helping activities.
  • How counselling theory underpins the use of counselling skills.
  • How the ethical framework informs your own use of counselling skills.
  • How to develop skills and qualities in the future.

This online course is delivered at an introductory level and is designed to provide a foundation level of knowledge in counselling skills. Further study would be required to practice as a qualified counsellor.

Awarding Body

NCFE CACHE is regulated by OFQUAL in England, and recognised by Qualifications Wales and the Council for the Curriculum, Examinations & Assessment in Northern Ireland.


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NCFE (formerly the Northern Council for Further Education) is an awarding organisation and registered educational charity providing qualifications in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Working in vocational and technical learning, NCFE is responsible for the design, development and certification of a broad range of qualifications and awards that are nationally recognised.

Qualification Number

You can check this is a real qualification on the OFQUAL Qualification Checker / Register here: QAN: 600/0728/X

Course Assessment

Your tutor will provide you with feedback on your work and let you know what needs to be changed in order to finish that unit.

You will receive text reminders when your work is due. Your work will be marked by the course Tutor and returned within 7 days.

Course Outcome

Upon successful completion of this course, Learners will achieve an NCFE CACHE Counselling Skills Level 2 qualification. Your certificate will be posted out to your home address.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course. It is highly recommended that you possess a proficient command of the English language to successfully finish the course.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Aged over 19+ years
  • Lived in UK for 3+ years
  • Not on any Apprenticeship
  • Have valid ID


7 weeks. The Counselling Skills Level 2 course is designed to be flexible and fit around your work, family or home life and commitments. All deadlines for your course will be shown in your online course platform once you are enrolled to help keep you on track.

What Next?

Once the NCFE CACHE Counselling Skills Level 2 course is successfully completed, you could progress onto a Level 3 course. Alternatively, check out our other fully funded courses.

You can also apply for jobs. Above all, this vocational qualification is important to careers in a variety of settings and industries including:

    • Counsellor (salary £23,654 – £45,838)
    • Youth Worker (salary £18,000 – £33,000)
    • Psychotherapist (salary £40,056 – £53,218)


In addition to a qualified Tutor you get an Upskill Online UK Personal Mentor and an Accountability Coach to keep you motivated and on track to successfully complete the course. Secondly, guidance and support is offered to help plan the next steps in your personal, academic or professional journey. Finally, you will be provided with a Consultation and a tailored roadmap to success. All in all, you get the complete package in one place at Upskill Online UK, where learning is earning for life.

To speak with us about this course, simply complete the enquiry form and we will contact you shortly. Alternatively you can call us on: 02475 314022.


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