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Counselling – Interpersonal Skills Level 1 Award

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Select Status Course Code Date Duration Time Location Costs
Available for applications L100005A/1 Thu 5 Oct 2023 10 Weeks 17:30 - 20:30
Aireville Campus £ 125*
Exam: £25

* Fee remission may be available for this course, visit Fees and Funding for further information

Improve your communication and listening skills, prepare for the Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills which is the second part of this offering.

Do you enjoy communicating or have you enjoyed the Introduction course and want a formal qualification?

This course introduces interpersonal skills for use in work, learning or for personal developmentWe will consider a range of ways we communicate both verbally and non-verballyYou will also have opportunity to consider your own self-awareness of communicationThis course will help you gain skills and confidence to then transition on the the NCFE Cache Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills in the same academic year. 

There are three mandatory units to complete in order to achieve this course. 

  • Unit 1 – Understand the use of interpersonal skills 
  • Unit 2 – Demonstrate interpersonal skills 
  • Unit 3 – Understanding assertiveness and self-esteem. 

Entry Requirements

As this course is the lead into the Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills you will need to have an informal chat with the course tutor to ensure you understand how this course fits in with the Level 2 certificate that follows on from this.

Further Study

  • You could move on to the NCFE Cache Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills
  • From the Level 2 you can then move onto the Level 3 Diploma in Counselling Skills which is the course that leads you into counselling training



You can use the Level 1 and Level 2 courses in your work roles, personal life or any volunteering roles. It will enhance your roles if you are working with other people in any role.

Part-time courses are term-time only.
See our term dates for further information.

Did you know that some of our courses are free if you earn less than £20,319 (£21,255 if you live in West Yorkshire, difference in qualifying earning amounts is due to local authority funding regulations). Call 01756 693 309 for further information.

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