Introduction to Counselling Skills ICSK L2


Our Level 2 Qualifications begin with:–
Introduction to Counselling Skills ICSK L2

Who is this qualification suited for?
This qualification is intended for candidates who:

1) Would like to find out more about counselling (this course won’t teach you to be a counsellor, but may help you decide whether or not you want to train as one).
2) Want to learn initial counselling skills to help others –– either in a voluntary or an employment setting….

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Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills


Our Level 2 CPCAB Qualifications include:-
Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills

Who is this qualification for?
This course is intended for candidates who:

1) Want to take the first step in training to be a counsellor (this course won’t teach you to be a counsellor but will prepare you for the next level of practitioner training).
2) Want to become competent in the use of counselling skills to help others – either in a voluntary or an employed situation…

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Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Studies


Who is this qualification for?
This course is intended for candidates who:

1) have already acquired a recognised qualification in Counselling Skills and want to take the second step in training to be a counsellor (this course won’t teach you to be a counsellor but will prepare you for the next level of practitioner training).
2) wish to learn more about the relationship between Counselling theory, ethics and mental health.
3) would like to prepare for work as a professional counsellor in an agency setting…

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Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling and Open University Foundation Degree


Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling

Who is this qualification for?
This course is intended for candidates who:

1) Want to develop the knowledge, skills and competencies to work in an agency setting as an employee or volunteer. You may progress onto independent practise with experience and support from your supervisor or by completing PC-L5.
2) Professionals such as teachers, nurses, mental health workers, personnel officers, managers who want to become competent in the use of counselling skills to enhance their working practises…

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Level 5 Diploma


The Tara Centre may offer a level 5 Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling or Cognitive Behavioural Therapeutic Skills and Theory depending on a sufficient number of applicants.

Level 5 Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapeutic Skills and Theory (CBT-L5)

This qualification is intended for candidates who want to develop CBT skills and theory as an integral part of their professional counselling work. It is designed to enhance the employability of counsellors in organisational settings and as independent practitioners by giving them a solid grounding in CBT skills and theory.

Level 5 Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling (PC-L5)

This qualification is designed to give learners the knowledge, skills and competencies to work as self-employed counsellors in independent practice. It also equips learners to take on a senior counselling role in an organisational context where client assessment, referral and routine evaluation are part of the role…

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Mindfulness for Health and Wellbeing


What is Mindfulness?
Mindfulness involves learning to notice what is going on in our hearts, minds and bodies in the present moment in an accepting and non-judgemental way. It helps us to move away from our habitual patterns of dwelling in the past and future, which often creates stress and anxiety, enabling us to become more present in the moment. A wide range of research studies has demonstrated this to have a beneficial impact upon both cognitive and embodied processing.

The course helps to develop practises which transform negative and reactive mind states, in order to reduce suffering…

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