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Counselling Children & Young People 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.

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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. There is an additional cost of £20 for a textbook.

Pay by instalments

The College offers an instalment plan for Further Education and Higher Education courses to students where the total amount payable at the point of enrolment is £200 or more. Within the scheme there is an ability to pay up to 7 instalments, depending on the length of the courses and the final payment must be paid at least a month before the end of the course.

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 Apply

We are currently reviewing our courses to determine how we can adapt them during the pandemic to ensure we provide an outstanding student experience. Our course information is coming soon; register you interest to be the first to apply for this course in July!

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LengthStart DateDay(s)Time(s)FeesLocationCourse Code
5 days 27/07/2020 Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 9.30 am - 4.00 pm £350 Cauldwell Street K1106S3

 

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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.
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