ABC Counselling Concepts Award (Level 2)

ABC Counselling Concepts Award (Level 2)

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ABC Counselling Concepts Award (Level 2)

The ABC Level 2 Award in Counselling Concepts is a qualification designed as a basic generic introduction to counselling for those who have had no previous experience of, or training in, the field of counselling.

The versatility of this course appeals to a wide range of potential learners and the target market includes those who are considering embarking on formal counselling training as an intended career change or as an additional skill to enhance their existing job. 


Duration Deacon House (12 weeks); Rothwell Centre (10 weeks)
Study mode Part Time
Start date Various
Campus Deacon House, Rothwell Centre
Course code Campus Specific
Fee £168 (Various evenings and days)

What you learn

Undertaking this course, you will: 

  • Enhance and improve your verbal communication skills, specifically empathy, the ability to listen and respect silence
  • Enhance and improve your written communication skills
  • Gain a basic understanding of what counselling is about and enable you to compare and contrast counselling with other forms of helping activities
  • Develop your understanding of what counselling training entails, allowing you to make a more informed choice as to your suitability to undertake vocational counselling training as opposed to other types of training
  • Undertake experiential learning processes that will include a high element of personal growth work, developing further self-confidence and self-esteem
  • Be prepared to progress onto appropriate further qualifications 

Benefits/ Skills you will develop

You will develop your communication skill as well as listening and giving feedback.

How will you be assessed?

You will produce a portfolio of work which will be submitted to the awarding body for approval.

Where is this course delivered?

Classroom based in Deacon House and Rothwell Centre

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements.

What's next?

After successful completion of this course you may wish to progress onto our Level 3 Counselling course.

Campus Locations

Rothwell Centre

14-16 Marsh Street
West Yorkshire
LS26 0AG
0113 386 1997
Nearest train station

Deacon House Centre

Seacroft Avenue
West Yorkshire
LS14 6JD
0113 3861997
Nearest train station
Cross Gates Station, 1.3 MilesWebsite