Who is it suitable for?

The Certificate in Counselling Skills is suitable for anyone who is over the age of 18 and uses personal interactions in their work, church or other settings. You will learn how to be an effective listener and also when you might need to refer someone on to a more skilled helper. It is an essential component of the progression route to becoming a qualified Counsellor.


Entry Requirements for the Certificate in Counselling Skills (CSK-L2)

  • Able to cope with course content
  • Able to translate intra-personal experience into language
  • Able to benefit from self-development
  • Motivated towards developing as a helper
  • Demonstrating emotional stability
  • Able to identify reasons for training beyond personal development
  • Showing awareness of difference and diversity
  • Suitable references
  • For further information please refer to the CPCAB website


When does it take place?

The Certificate in Counselling Skills (CSK-L2) is offered on Thursdays from 8.30am till 4.30pm between mid-September and end of January.

How much does it cost?

You can find a breakdown of current fees by course type here.

A deposit of £350  is payable when accepting an offer.


How do I apply?

You can apply by completing an online application form using the link below.

The closing date for applications is the 24 August


Please contact the admissions department for more information.

Email: admissions@spurgeons.ac.uk

Telephone: 07425 716696