Level 2

NCFE/CACHE Counselling Skills


6 weeks


Rush Green Campus




Adult 19+

Are you interested in supporting people to improve their personal well-being?

Many people find it helpful to seek counselling at some point in their lives, and a counsellor can provide support for people in all sorts of situations.

On this course you'll learn about core counselling skills and how to use them in a counselling relationship.

This course is delivered entirely online and can be studied at a pace that suits you. You could complete in as little as 6 weeks dependent on the time you can commit.

On this course you'll learn how:

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

This Level 2 course is free if you:

  • currently live in England
  • are aged 19+
  • have been a resident in the UK/EU for 3+ years
  • are not be on an apprenticeship

On successful completion of this course, you’ll have earned a NCFE CACHE Level 2 certificate which could also help you progress your career, or enter a new sector.

We offer a range of online courses for adult learners. See the full range of courses here.

Where it can lead to

There are number of routes you can take following successful completion of a course. Further study can include Higher Education courses or a Higher Apprenticeship where you will expand your skills through study whilst earning a wage. Or you may choose to move directly into employment.

Contact our careers team for further guidance.