Compass is committed to counselling training and development,
having been at the forefront for 40 years.
We offer training for counsellors from introductory level onwards.

Call us today on 0151 237 3993 for more information about our services.

Compass training ranges from one off, half day training through to longer term professional qualifications. The training is highly rated, professional and relevant.

Compass is committed to offering training to enable individuals to develop their listening and supporting skills. We offer the following range of courses:

CPCAB Level 2 Award in Introduction to Counselling Skills

An introduction to some of the knowledge, attitudes and skills related to counselling.


CPCAB Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills

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.


CPCAB Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Studies

This qualification is to allow those with a recognised qualification in counselling skills to take the next step in becoming a counsellor and learning about counselling theory, ethics and mental health.


CPD Workshops for Counsellors

We are happy to discuss and put together potential options for anyone looking to commission training for groups or teams relating to counselling and mental wellbeing.


I would thoroughly recommend this course to anyone working in the voluntary section in a helping / advice-giving role.

P.W. 2019

Sound basis for counselling skills. This has improved my practice in my current job.

A.P. 2019

"I have gained more self-awareness and more confidence (when being in a role as a helper). I have also gained more of an understanding of the impact of language....I found it all relevant and helpful."


"[I have] a much better understanding of what it takes to be a counsellor. I have learnt and reinforced the skill of truly listening. I've learned I could develop the skills to be a counsellor....Very good, hard work, its good it pushed me to think"


"[Tutor] was brilliant. Showed how to encourage an open, honest client situation whilst also keeping a sense of humour."


"Extremely detailed, a lot learned in a short space of time. Great structure, fun course, excellent tutor."