Our accredited counselling courses are delivered by highly qualified trainers who have extensive experience in delivering one-to-one client services within our therapeutic services department. We have established an excellent track-record of supporting students to succeed, in both their academic and personal journey.


Our counselling courses are proving very popular and we receive excellent feedback from students.

“I am now better able to listen and show empathy to others which has helped in building better relationships”(Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills)


Alongside our courses, we can also help you gain volunteering experience and arrange counselling placements in a respected wellbeing charity. Our Training Academy is the ideal place to begin your learning journey in a relaxed, friendly, and supportive environment.


The 2021 costs for the Level 2 course is £780 (including CPCAB registration fee) and the cost of the Level 3 is currently under review.


Upcoming Course Dates:

  • Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Studies: Tuesday September 15th (1-8pm) until Tuesday 19th January 2021

  • Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills: 9th March 2021 until 6th July 2021

For all enquiries and to register on one of our courses, please call 0161 330 9223 or email trudijackson [at] togmind.org (subject: Counselling%20Courses%20Enquiry) .


CPCAB Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills

Applications for Counselling Skills Level 2 (CSK-L2)

The first round of applications for the CSK-L2 course has opened. Applicants to be interviewed before the Christmas holiday period are to return applications by 12:00 noon on 7th December 2020.


Dates for this course are have now been confirmed as 9th March to 6th July 2021. (These dates are later than had been previously publicised.) 


The course is delivered through live virtual sessions, taking place on Tuesday afternoons / evenings (1pm - 8pm)


Next Steps:

For more details on this course, please call 0161 330 9223 or email trudijackson [at] togmind.org (subject: Level%202%20Certificate%20in%20Counselling%20Skills%20Enquiry) .

CPCAB Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Studies

The CPCAB Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Studies is designed as pre-practitioner training for professional counselling qualifications. Learners who have completed this qualification will have the knowledge and skills required to begin training within a counselling organisation.

  • Learn about counselling theory and how it informs counselling practice
  • Understand ethical and safe practice within counselling agencies
  • Prepare for work as a professional counsellor in an agency setting


Is this suitable for me?

This course is for those who have completed a level 2 qualification in counselling skills and who are ready to take the next step in their training as a professional counsellor.


What do I get out of it?

  • Experience self-growth through personal development exercises
  • Understand the commitment required to qualify as a counsellor
  • Find out about the role of research within counselling practice



The course is accredited by the Counselling and Psychotherapy Central Awarding Body (CPCAB), a nationally recognised awarding body, specialising in the field of counselling.

The course is assessed through a mixture of workshops, an essay, and an exam.


Duration & Cost

15 weeks beginning by online delivery and when safer to do so, at our premises in Ashton-under-Lyne. This course will cost: £900 (including VAT). Payments may be made by instalments.


Upcoming Course Dates:

Level 3 – 15th September 2020 to 19th January 2021.


Next Steps:

For more details on this course, please call 0161 330 9223 or email trudijackson [at] togmind.org (subject: Level%203%20Certificate%20in%20Counselling%20Studies%20Enquiry) .

The deadline for applications for the Level 3 course has been extended to be received by 5pm on 26th August 2020.

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