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Intro Skills - Level 2
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Intro Skills - Level 2

To find out more information or to enrol simply call our training centre on 01895 254660 and one of our staff will guide you through the process.

Introduction to Counselling Skills Course

Fees Including Registration £395.00

Next Course Planed for - TBA

Qualification Number

ICSK-L2 is accredited by the Office of the Qualifications & Examinations Regulator (Ofqual) into the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF). The qualification number for ICSK-L2 is 500/7762/4.
Qualification structure 1 mandatory unit:
H/600/6743 Introduction to Counselling Skills
Target candidates

This qualification is intended for candidates who:

  • want to learn initial counselling skills to help others – either in a voluntary or an employed situation
  • want to find out more about this field – this course won’t teach them to be a counsellor, but may help them decide whether or not they want to train as one.
Level 2
Guided learning
30 (minimum)
Credit value 5
Minimum age 16 years*
Entry requirements

No previous training or experience required



Once candidates have completed this qualification, those aged 16 or over may wish to progress to CPCAB’s Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills (CSK-L2)
The unit credit can also be used towards other relevant qualifications on the QCF.


Tutor assessment of candidate portfolio evidencing minimum assessment requirements.xternal verification by CPCAB.

assessment requirements
Grading system Pass
Personal counselling or therapy (for trainee) None required.
Work-place experience (for trainee) None required.


*This age requirement is linked to Ofqual’s system for categorising qualifications.


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