Kent Wellbeing Hub CIC 

Holistic Therapies, Healing, Counselling and CPCAB Training Centre.

Farthing Corner, Medway. ME8 8PQ - 01634 917110

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We are an approved training centre with the Counselling & Psychotherapy Central Awarding Body (CPCAB) currently delivering courses in 

Level 2 MHFA & Essential Listening Skills

Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills

Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Studies 

Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling 


With a small team of experienced tutors, we deliver training in a professional, but relaxed atmosphere. Our training methods focus on the experiential, allowing trainees to develop their own unique skills via self-awareness and personal growth.


We also provide 

Supervision & Group Supervision

Low-Cost Counselling Rooms for Hire


Enrolment enquiry 

Level 2 Award in Effective Listening Skills 

CPCAB Approved

This qualification is designed for candidates who wish to develop their listening skills for use in a variety of personal and professional and competencies to use counselling skills ethically and safely in a variety of contexts and roles


This qualification is for:


 Anyone wanting to explore themselves for personal development. 

- improve communication

- improve work relationships

- enhance personal relationships

- promote better community relations.


This qualification does not lead directly to an employed role. However, it could enhance an existing voluntary or paid role or increase the general employability of those seeking to enter the job market.



Entry requirements

No previous training or experience is required to undertake this qualification. (from age 14 onwards.)

Summary

Qualification Number 500/7794/6

Guided Learning Hours 15 hours (minimum)

Total Qualification Time 30 hours

Credit value 3

Minimum age 14 years

Progression

Once candidates have completed this qualification, those aged 16 or over may wish to progress to Level 2 Award in Introduction to Counselling Skills. And you do not require to be interviewed for eligibility. 


Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills 

CPCAB Approved

This qualification is designed to give learners the underpinning knowledge, skills and competencies to use counselling skills ethically and safely in a variety of contexts and roles.



This qualification is for:


Those starting the first level of training as a professional counsellor

Those who want to learn counselling skills in other professional or helping roles

Those who want to improve their professional and personal relationships as part of personal development.


This qualification could lead to employment or increase employability for those whose role is to support others in e.g. health and social care work, teaching and learning, advocacy and mediation, support and project work, other helping roles.

It provides additional skills for those already in employment likely to lead to increased opportunities for promotion and advancement.

Entry requirements

No previous training or experience is required to undertake this qualification, however, you will be interviewed for eligibility.

Summary

Qualification Number 500/7938/4

Guided Learning Hours 90 hours (minimum)

Total Qualification Time 170 hours

Credit value 17

Minimum age 18 years

Progression

Successful candidates may progress onto the Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Studies.


Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Studies 

CPCAB Approved 

Purpose

This qualification is intended for candidates who have already acquired a recognised qualification in counselling skills and want to:

take the next step in training to become a counsellor

learn more about counselling theory, ethics and mental health

be prepared for work as a professional counsellor in an agency setting

This qualification does not lead to employment. It is designed as a pre-practitioner training for professional counselling qualifications but it could also lead to employment in a related field.


Entry requirements

You must have undertaken counselling skills training, e.g. our Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills or equivalent units/qualifications of at least 75 Guided Learning Hours.


Summary

Qualification Number 600/5104/8

Guided Learning Hours 90 hours (minimum)

Total Qualification Time 196 hours

Credit value20

Minimum age 19 years

Progression

Successful learners may progress onto the Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling.



Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling

CPCAB Approved 

Purpose

This two year part-time qualification gives learners the knowledge, skills and competencies to work as a therapeutic counsellor in an agency context in both health care and non-medical settings.

Successful completion of this course means you will be able to provide a therapeutic counselling service – initially within the context of an agency’s service framework but later (with experience and support from the supervisor, or by completing PC-L5 or its equivalent) may progress to independent practice.


Entry requirements

You must have obtained both our Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills and our Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Studies, or their equivalent.



Summary

7 mandatory units:

Working ethically, safely and professionally as a counsellor (R/600/9346)

Working within a counselling relationship (T/600/9355)

Working with client diversity in counselling work (J/600/9358)

Working within a user-centred approach to counselling (F/600/9472)

Working with self-awareness in the counselling process (H/600/9478)

Working within a coherent framework of counselling theory and skills (K/600/9482)

Working self-reflectively as a counsellor (F/600/9486)

Guided Learning Hours

420 hours (minimum)

Total Qualification Time

1204 hours

Credit value

120

Minimum age

19 years

Progression

Successful candidates may progress onto:

Level 5 Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling

Level 5 Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapeutic Skills & Theory

Level 5 Diploma in Counselling Children and Young People

Level 6 Certificate in Therapeutic Counselling Supervision

Open University Foundation Degree in Counselling





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