Are you curious to learn about different types of counselling? Our Certificate in Counselling Skills Course covers a wide range of counselling methods, so you can choose the one that’s right for you. You will also learn how to apply these methods in a practical setting.

About The Certificate in Counselling Skills

The Certificate in Counselling Skills course is ideal for anyone who wants to learn how to help others. It is a great starting point for those who are curious about a career in counselling. This course is for those who want to develop their skills in personal development or other helping roles.

You can learn at your own pace and balance it with your other commitments. Our flexible learning options and supportive instructors are here to help. If you’re looking to begin a career in counselling or improve your current skills, our Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Abilities is perfect for you. Don’t wait any longer – enrol now and start your journey towards a fulfilling career helping others.

Benefits of the Certificate in Counselling Skills

  • Develop your counselling skills: You will learn a variety of counselling skills, such as active listening, empathy, challenging, and reflecting. These skills can be used in a variety of settings, such as in the workplace, in your personal life, or a counselling practice.
  • Increase your self-awareness: The course will help you to develop your self-awareness, which is essential for useful counselling. You will learn about your thoughts, feelings, and behaviours, and how they impact your dealings with others.
  • Gain confidence: Completing the course will give you the confidence to use your counselling skills to help others. You will have the chance to practice your skills in a safe and supportive climate, and you will receive feedback from your tutor.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, learners will be able to:

  • Know what core counselling skills are.
  • Know how to establish a helping relationship
  • Be able to use core counselling skills in a helping relationship.
  • Know how to conclude a helping interaction. 
  • Know elements of counselling theories.
  • Know the significance of counselling theory.
  • Know how an ethical framework relates to the use of counselling skills. 
  • Know what discrimination means. 
  • Understand about anti-discriminatory practice.
  • Know how to develop self-understanding.
  • Know personal qualities relevant to the helping roles.
  • Know how to meet own support needs.
  • Know how self-reflection contributes to personal development.

Who is this Certificate in Counselling Skills for?

 The course can be taken by anyone who is curious to learn more about counselling, regardless of their age, gender, or background. Here are some specific examples of people who might enjoy this course:

  • Healthcare professionals
  • Teachers
  • Managers
  • Parents

Why Choose The Certificate in Counselling Skills From School Of Health Care?

  • Self-paced flexibility: Learn at your own pace, from anywhere you prefer.
  • Quality assurance: One of the best Counselling Skills courses in the UK.
  • Comprehensive study materials: Easily grasp the content with high-quality resources.
  • Expert-developed curriculum: Gain insights from industry professionals who crafted the course.
  • Assess your knowledge: Evaluate your progress through module-based multiple-choice quizzes.
  • Immediate assessment results: Receive automated feedback and results instantly.
  • 24/7 support: Get assistance via live chat, phone, or email whenever needed.
  • Recognise your achievement: Obtain a free PDF certificate upon course completion.

Certificate in Counselling Skills Requirements

No specific credentials or background are required to join our Course. However, to ensure a successful and engaging experience, we do have a few requirements that we ask students to meet:

  • English language proficiency: You will need to interact with the course content and instructions. Thus, you can actively participate in discussions when you have a solid command of the English language.
  • Enthusiasm and self-motivation: Passion and desire are required for effective learning. Bring your excitement and a determined mentality to delve into the course content. Discover new concepts, and apply what you have learned in real-world circumstances.
  • Basic computer knowledge: In today’s digital age, having basic computer skills is essential. Thus, a fundamental understanding of computers and internet usage will benefit your learning journey.
  • Age requirement: Students of all ages are welcome to apply for this program. However, a minimum age of 16 is required to establish an adequate learning environment for everyone.

Assessment Method

After completing each module, you will get MCQ quizzes to assess your learning. You will move through the later modules upon successful completion (60% correct answer at least) of the quiz test. This process continues till the end of the course. Apart from this, you do not need to sit for other assessments.


After completing the course, you can download your certificate for FREE without any delay. The hard copy of the certification will be on your doorstep via post, which will cost £13.99 (if claimed by the learner). We usually review courses to ensure their quality and to deliver up-to-date training content for your chosen subject. It is worth noting that while certificates do not expire. But, we recommend reviewing or renewing them on an annual basis.

Course Curriculum

Module 01: Using Counselling Skills
Using Counselling Skills 00:35:00
Module 01 Final Quiz Exam – Using Counselling Skills 00:10:00
Module 02: Introduction to Counselling Skills Theories
Introduction to Counselling Skills Theories 00:30:00
Module 02 Final Quiz Exam – Introduction to Counselling Skills Theories 00:10:00
Module 03: Diversity and Ethics in the Use of Counselling Skills
Diversity and Ethics in the Use of Counselling Skills 00:28:00
Module 03 Final Quiz Exam – Diversity and Ethics in the Use of Counselling Skills 00:10:00
Module 04: Counselling Skills and Personal Development
Counselling Skills and Personal Development 00:47:00
Module 04 Final Quiz Exam – Counselling Skills and Personal Development 00:10:00

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