Helping Skills Award Level 2
This qualification aims to introduce you to the use of helping skills in everyday life and work.
This qualification is designed for anyone who uses, or would like to use, helping skills at work or in a personal capacity. This may include anyone who wishes to progress towards further qualifications, or to study this programme in order to complement other programmes (eg health and social care, children’s care, learning and development, voluntary and community work).
To be awarded the Level 2 Award in Helping Skills, you are required to successfully complete 3 mandatory units:
Unit 01 Developing self-awareness for the helping relationship
Unit 02 Developing listening and communication skills for the helping relationship
Unit 03 Managing the helping relationship
To achieve the Level 2 Award in Helping Skills, you must successfully demonstrate your achievement of all learning outcomes and assessment criteria of those three mandatory units.
- You must be aged 19 or over at the start of the course. There are no specific recommended prior learning requirements for this qualification. However, you may find it helpful if you have already achieved a Level 1 qualification.
Develop self-understanding and reflect on the importance of equality and diversity
The personal qualities relevant to the helping role and the role of the ‘core‘ conditions within helping relationships
The use of different types of communication skills
The issues that can be related to the helping relationship
How to structure a helping relationship
The purpose and process of referral when required
Please choose your preferred study option below (subject to change).
This course costs: £
If the amount shown is more than £0.00 and you are aged 19 and over at the start of the course, you may have options to help fund your studies with us. The funding you can receive depends on your personal circumstances, and could mean you are entitled to fully subsidised or reduced tuition fees.
This course is fully funded for 16-18 year olds (if applicable to the course).
You may also be entitled to support with travel, childcare and equipment.
To find out exactly what you could receive, contact our Helpzone team on 08000 380 123 for a free, impartial appointment, with no commitment necessary.
“I’ve been a veterinary nurse for 17 years and have managed 2 surgeries, working in Paignton and Bristol as well as in Cape Town, South Africa. I love watching learners grow in confidence, and there’s no greater pleasure than seeing a student develop into an experienced professional with an exciting future ahead of them.”Donna Fowler