Level 2 Counselling Skills with Substance Misuse Awareness

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You can enrol today from as little as £9.99 and not pay any course fees until . What’s more you’ll be able to access your course materials straight away!

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Counselling Skills (RQF) Level 2 plus Substance Misuse Awareness

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Counselling Skills (RQF) Level 2 plus Substance Misuse Awareness

This NCFE qualification can help you if you want to gain employment, improve your career prospects, or continue to study for further qualifications.

learndirect distance learning courses are flexible and easily accessible. This course in substance misuse awareness and counselling is no different. It will provide accurate and up-to-date knowledge of substance misuse as well as counselling skills theories.

What will you study on this Substance Misuse Awareness and Counselling course?

You’ll be expected to develop an awareness of substance misuse. The online NCFE qualification will provide you with the following to learn:

  • Know what substances are commonly misused and why
  • Recognise possible signs of substance misuse
  • Be aware of the social and personal effects of substance misuse
  • Be aware of perceptions of and responses to substance misuse

This is a dual online learning course, which means it also covers another topic – counselling skills.

You’ll learn all about core counselling skills and how to establish helping relationships. Counselling theories and their significance, are also explored on the online course. Diversity and ethics in the use of counselling skills is covered. Finally, the counselling skills and personal development unit will give you the opportunity to reflect on your own personal and future development. This can help you to see how personal qualities are relevant to helping roles.

Who can enrol on our Substance Misuse Awareness course?

This learndirect home study course has been designed for a wide range of learners. No prior learning knowledge or experience is required to take this course.  It’s openly available to anyone wishing to learn more at home. You’ll be able to learn and gain a qualification in your own time and at your own pace.

What qualification will you get?

You’ll be awarded the NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills (RQF) Qualification (600/0728/X) qualification after you’ve successfully finished on the distance learning course. It’s a nationally recognised qualification.

One of the benefits of the course qualification and other RQF courses that we offer is that learners can transfer credit from one qualification to another. Learners who’ve already achieved one or more of the units (in these RQF qualifications) can transfer the credit already achieved.

For the Substance Misuse Awareness element of your course you will receive a learndirect Certificate of Completion.

What courses can you progress onto on completion of the Substance Misuse Awareness and Counselling (RQF)

We hope that you’ll want to continue your distance learning studies with us. After successfully completing this qualification you could progress onto the Diploma in Counselling Skills QCF Level 3. This has been designed to provide you with an in-depth knowledge and competence of counselling skills.

 

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UNIT 1: USING COUNSELLING SKILLS (K/502/6966)

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • 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

UNIT 2: INTRODUCTION TO COUNSELLING SKILLS THEORIES (K/502/6630)

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Know elements of counselling theories
  • Know the significance of counselling theory

UNIT 3: DIVERSITY AND ETHICS IN THE USE OF COUNSELLING SKILLS (M/502/6631)

The learning outcomes for this unit are:               

  • Know how an ethical framework relates to the use of counselling skills
  • Know what discrimination means
  • Understand about anti-discriminatory practice

UNIT 4: COUNSELLING SKILLS AND PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT (T/502/6632)

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • 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

UNIT 5: DEVELOP AN AWARENESS OF SUBSTANCE MISUSE (Y/601/2359)

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Know what substances are commonly misused and why
  • Recognise possible signs of substance misuse
  • Be aware of the social and personal effects of substance misuse
  • Be aware of perceptions of and responses to substance misuse

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

Please note: You must be at least 16 years of age to join this course.

NCFE

NCFE logo

What qualification will you get?

You’ll be awarded the NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills (RQF) Qualification (600/0728/X) qualification after you’ve successfully finished on the distance learning course. It’s a nationally recognised qualification.

One of the benefits of the course qualification and other RQF courses that we offer is that learners can transfer credit from one qualification to another. Learners who’ve already achieved one or more of the units (in these RQF qualifications) can transfer the credit already achieved.

For the Substance Misuse Awareness element of your course you will receive a learndirect Certificate of Completion.

NCFE is a national Awarding Organisation, passionate about designing, developing and certificating diverse, nationally recognised qualifications and awards. These qualifications contribute to the success of millions of learners at all levels, bringing them closer to fulfilling their personal goals. Last year alone, over 340,000 learners from over 2,000 colleges, schools and training organisations chose NCFE as the Awarding Organisation to help them move their careers forward.

NCFE is a registered educational charity and has a strong heritage in learning, going back over 150 years. With a buzz that sets it apart, NCFE is proud to be recognised for its exceptional customer service and friendly approach. We're a values based company and our values are at the heart of everything we do.

NCFE’s extensive product catalogue includes a wide range of general and vocationally related qualifications in a variety of subject areas, as well as Competence Based qualifications/NVQs, and Functional Skills qualifications.

NCFE is recognised as an Awarding Organisation by the qualification regulators ('regulators') for England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The regulators are the Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulator (Ofqual) in England, the Welsh Government in Wales and the Council for Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment (CCEA Regulation) in Northern Ireland.

Counselling Skills (RQF) Level 2 plus Substance Misuse Awareness

This NCFE qualification can help you if you want to gain employment, improve your career prospects, or continue to study for further qualifications.

learndirect distance learning courses are flexible and easily accessible. This course in substance misuse awareness and counselling is no different. It will provide accurate and up-to-date knowledge of substance misuse as well as counselling skills theories.

What will you study on this Substance Misuse Awareness and Counselling course?

You’ll be expected to develop an awareness of substance misuse. The online NCFE qualification will provide you with the following to learn:

  • Know what substances are commonly misused and why
  • Recognise possible signs of substance misuse
  • Be aware of the social and personal effects of substance misuse
  • Be aware of perceptions of and responses to substance misuse

This is a dual online learning course, which means it also covers another topic – counselling skills.

You’ll learn all about core counselling skills and how to establish helping relationships. Counselling theories and their significance, are also explored on the online course. Diversity and ethics in the use of counselling skills is covered. Finally, the counselling skills and personal development unit will give you the opportunity to reflect on your own personal and future development. This can help you to see how personal qualities are relevant to helping roles.

Who can enrol on our Substance Misuse Awareness course?

This learndirect home study course has been designed for a wide range of learners. No prior learning knowledge or experience is required to take this course.  It’s openly available to anyone wishing to learn more at home. You’ll be able to learn and gain a qualification in your own time and at your own pace.

What qualification will you get?

You’ll be awarded the NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills (RQF) Qualification (600/0728/X) qualification after you’ve successfully finished on the distance learning course. It’s a nationally recognised qualification.

One of the benefits of the course qualification and other RQF courses that we offer is that learners can transfer credit from one qualification to another. Learners who’ve already achieved one or more of the units (in these RQF qualifications) can transfer the credit already achieved.

For the Substance Misuse Awareness element of your course you will receive a learndirect Certificate of Completion.

What courses can you progress onto on completion of the Substance Misuse Awareness and Counselling (RQF)

We hope that you’ll want to continue your distance learning studies with us. After successfully completing this qualification you could progress onto the Diploma in Counselling Skills QCF Level 3. This has been designed to provide you with an in-depth knowledge and competence of counselling skills.

 

Modules

UNIT 1: USING COUNSELLING SKILLS (K/502/6966)

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • 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

UNIT 2: INTRODUCTION TO COUNSELLING SKILLS THEORIES (K/502/6630)

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Know elements of counselling theories
  • Know the significance of counselling theory

UNIT 3: DIVERSITY AND ETHICS IN THE USE OF COUNSELLING SKILLS (M/502/6631)

The learning outcomes for this unit are:               

  • Know how an ethical framework relates to the use of counselling skills
  • Know what discrimination means
  • Understand about anti-discriminatory practice

UNIT 4: COUNSELLING SKILLS AND PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT (T/502/6632)

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • 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

UNIT 5: DEVELOP AN AWARENESS OF SUBSTANCE MISUSE (Y/601/2359)

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Know what substances are commonly misused and why
  • Recognise possible signs of substance misuse
  • Be aware of the social and personal effects of substance misuse
  • Be aware of perceptions of and responses to substance misuse

Requirements

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

Please note: You must be at least 16 years of age to join this course.

Qualifications

NCFE

NCFE logo

What qualification will you get?

You’ll be awarded the NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills (RQF) Qualification (600/0728/X) qualification after you’ve successfully finished on the distance learning course. It’s a nationally recognised qualification.

One of the benefits of the course qualification and other RQF courses that we offer is that learners can transfer credit from one qualification to another. Learners who’ve already achieved one or more of the units (in these RQF qualifications) can transfer the credit already achieved.

For the Substance Misuse Awareness element of your course you will receive a learndirect Certificate of Completion.

NCFE is a national Awarding Organisation, passionate about designing, developing and certificating diverse, nationally recognised qualifications and awards. These qualifications contribute to the success of millions of learners at all levels, bringing them closer to fulfilling their personal goals. Last year alone, over 340,000 learners from over 2,000 colleges, schools and training organisations chose NCFE as the Awarding Organisation to help them move their careers forward.

NCFE is a registered educational charity and has a strong heritage in learning, going back over 150 years. With a buzz that sets it apart, NCFE is proud to be recognised for its exceptional customer service and friendly approach. We're a values based company and our values are at the heart of everything we do.

NCFE’s extensive product catalogue includes a wide range of general and vocationally related qualifications in a variety of subject areas, as well as Competence Based qualifications/NVQs, and Functional Skills qualifications.

NCFE is recognised as an Awarding Organisation by the qualification regulators ('regulators') for England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The regulators are the Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulator (Ofqual) in England, the Welsh Government in Wales and the Council for Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment (CCEA Regulation) in Northern Ireland.

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