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L4 Therapeutic Counselling Level 4 | Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling (RQF)

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Our Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling will benefit learners who want to train to become a counsellor working in a counselling agency. Successful completion of this course will enable you to provide a therapeutic counselling service within the context of an agency's service framework. The Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling provides: • Coherent vocational and professional counselling training • Competence-based training which highlights the development of skilled practice via experiential learning • Specific training for the role of counsellor in an agency • The opportunity to learn a wide range of counselling theories and approaches • A pathway onto the Open University foundation degree in Counselling Are there any extra costs? There may be supervision, own counselling and travel to placement costs. The qualification you will gain is a CPCAB Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling.

What do I need to join?

You must have obtained both a Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills and a Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Studies, or their equivalent.

How will I know how I am doing?

This is a highly interactive course full of discussion, skills practice, taught sessions with activities and group space. The course is divided into the following 7 units: • Working ethically, safely and professionally as a counsellor • Working within a counselling relationship • Working with client diversity in counselling work • Working with a user-centred approach to counselling • Working with self-awareness in the counselling profession • Working within a coherent framework of counselling theory and skills • Working self-reflectively as a counsellor You will have weekly verbal and/or written feedback from tutors and peers.

What can I do next?

Successful completion of this course means that the candidates will be able to provide a therapeutic counselling service, initially within the context of an agency's service framework, but later (with experience and support from the supervisor, or by completing PC-L5 or its equivalent) they may progress into independent practice.

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Course information last updated: Thursday 2nd April 2020 @ 7.30am (16 hours ago)

Part-time Prospectus

January 2020

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AvailabilityCourses start at various times throughout the year. If you can't see a suitable date, please contact our
Customer experience team 0800 0567 253.

17th Sep 2019 - 14th Jun 2022
17th Sep 2019 - 14th Jun 2022
Filton CampusTuesday, 9:30am - 5:00pm
9:30am - 5:00pm
Filton Campus
20th Sep 2019 - 17th Jun 2022
20th Sep 2019 - 17th Jun 2022
Stroud CampusFriday, 9:30am - 5:00pm
9:30am - 5:00pm
Stroud Campus

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