Health and Social Care

Overview

The Certificate in Counselling Skills (CSK-L2) is a CPCAB (Counselling and Psychotherapy Central Awarding Body) award, which is assessed both internally and externally. Please see www.cpcab.co.uk for more information.

Aims of the course

Designed to give learners the underpinning knowledge, skills and competencies to use counselling skills ethically and safely in a variety of contexts and roles.

Unit Breakdown

Use counselling skills ethically and safely, Establish and sustain the boundaries of the helping role .Work empathically as a helper , Focus on the helpee's needs and concerns. Etc.

Assessment Method

Assessed both internally and externally.

Progression Opportunities

Having successfully completed this qualification, you may wish to begin training to become a counsellor, in which case the next step is taking the CPCAB's Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Studies.

Career Options

Cert in counselling L3

What can I earn in the health and social care industry?

When you're deciding what to study post-16, it's important to think about where your course will lead. If you study for a vocational qualification in health and social care, you'll be starting on a career path with lots of opportunity for progression ? and a good salary in your sights. For example:

Care workers start on around £13,000 a year and can earn £17,000 with 3-5 years' experience

Social workers start on around £24,000 a year and can earn £39,000 with 3-5 years' experience

Nurses start on around £26,000 a year and can earn £31,000 with 3-5 years' experience

If you're interested in a career in the health and social care industry, we offer a diverse range of vocational courses that will help you get where you want to go. Our tiered qualifications are industry-accepted and government-recognised, and many include valuable work experience, giving you the confidence and skills you need to succeed in this sector.

To find out more go to https://www.lscollege.ac.uk/courses/health-and-social-care or contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Entry Requirements

Four GSCEs (any subjects) at grades D-E (one of which must be a related subject) - or successful completion of a Level 1 substantial qualification in a related subject - plus an initial assessment that indicates an appropriate level of English and mathematical ability, a satisfactory reference, and a substantial qualification in a related subject.

Facilities

Classrooms and learning centre.

Process for Application

To apply please select your chosen start date and location below.


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Details

Venue Lewisham Way
Day/Eve Evening
Study Mode Part Time
Duration 18 weeks
Start Date 11/09/2017
End Date 02/02/2018

Fees and Finance

16-18 £0 p/ year
19-24 £362 p/ year
24+ £362 p/ year
International £1,800 p/ year

Funding

For up-to-date information about tuition fees, living costs and financial support, visit Fees and Finance.

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