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Counselling (Vocationally related qualification in Counsselling(Level 2)) at Virgo Fidelis Convent Senior School

Course description

An intorduction to counsselling - 20 guided learning hours.

Course content

Unit 1 (VQO IC)

An introduction to counselling - 20 guided learning hours

Element 1 : Define Counselling and Counselling Skills

Element 2 : identify and practice initial Counselling Skills

Unit 2 (VQO 2)

First steps in the theory of counselling - 10 guided learning hours

Full qualification 30 guided learning hours

Entry requirements

Students must have 6 GCSE Grades A* to C


Candidates must achieve a 'P' grade for every assessment unit or combination of units, and also pass both units (VQO IC) and (VQO2) together with a AQA written test to quality for a full award.

Future opportunities

The basic nature of this award makes it an ideal vehicle for the first stages of personal development and the understanding of basic counselling skills.

Further information

To find out more about this qualification, contact us, ask your Connexions Personal Adviser or school/college careers staff

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Virgo Fidelis Convent Senior School directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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Contact details

    • Contact name:
    • Virgo Fidelis Convent Senior School
    • Contact telephone number:
    • 02086559089