Skills and Education Group

Herne Bay Counsellor Training is a recognised centre for providing counselling courses by the Skills and Education Group.  SEG, approve and moderate all of our courses.

hERNE BAY COUNSELLOR TRAINING

Caring for Young minds

Help us to provide low cost counselling for the children and young people within our community

Herne Bay Counselling Service

Help us to provide low cost counselling for our local community.

Level 2 Award in Counselling Concepts

If you are thinking of becoming a professional counsellor, this course is the first step and will help you decide whether you wish to undertake the subsequent two courses you would need to complete.  It would also be a beneficial and rewarding course for anyone who works or volunteers in professions where listening skills are invaluable, such as teachers, social workers or health care.

What is involved in the course?
The course will provide a basic understanding of


  • What counselling is
  • Different counselling theories
  • The environment in which counselling takes place
  • Ethical issues relating to counselling
  • Personal qualities relevant to counsellors and helping role professionals
  • Personal development and self-understanding
  • Counselling skills including listening and communication skills


This is a 11-week programme, for 3 hours per week.
You will also need to allow time for reading and assignments.

Assessments:
You will be assessed using various means including written assignments, a weekly reflective journal, and observed practice.

Cost: 
£375 for the ten weeks, including registration fees. This can be paid in full or by means of a £175 deposit and a further 2 monthly payments of £100 by standing order.

Starts 10th November 2022

Times:  9.30am to 12.30pm

Entry requirements: 
All candidates will need to attend either a group or individual interview.

​Progression:
On successful completion of this course, trainees can progress onto the Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Skills

How to Apply:
For an application form please contact us on 01227 638585, or by email info@hbcounsellortraining.com.