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.Apply for this course
Course information last updated: Monday 20th January 2020 @ 8.30am (22 hours ago)