Career Prospects

Career options and national starting averages include:

  • Counsellor: £19,000

You could move on to be a:

  • Private Practice Counsellor £50 an hour


Do you want to gain the skills needed to help others overcome challenges in their lives, and the immense satisfaction this brings?

Start the challenging, but rewarding journey towards becoming a counsellor through increasing your self-awareness and drawing on your own life experiences.

Increased pressures are being felt by people from all walks of life, creating a demand for the treatment of conditions like anxiety, depression and stress. To address these needs the Government is raising the profile of psychological therapies offered by health services, relying on a pool of qualified counsellors.

Our range of courses attract people from various backgrounds and different levels of ability. The ABC Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills provides a comprehensive overview of the profession and allows for a more informed choice over further training options that are available. As you progress you will develop a range of counselling skills and greater theoretical knowledge, as well as interpersonal skills common to most approaches, within a variety of counselling situations.

We will also help you keep up-to-date with continued professional development through our regular workshops.

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