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Psychotherapeutic Counselling (Level 5 Diploma)

CPCAB
Care & Health

Course Overview

This qualification is designed to build upon the Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling to give learners the knowledge, skills and competencies to work as self-employed counsellors in independent practice. It also equips learners to take on a senior counselling role in an organisational context where client assessment, referral and routine evaluation are part of the role. Students will undertake client work which is formally contracted counselling on a one-to-one basis; thus, providing valuable counselling experience. This qualification equips counsellors to work in private practice and to work in an agency in a senior counselling role which involves client assessment, referral and evaluation.
  • Study Mode
    Part-Time
  • Duration
    1 Year
  • Campus
    Strand Road

Important Message

Fees must be paid at the time of enrolment, or arrangements should be put in place to pay by instalments. The full fee includes tuition, registration and examination fees (where relevant). Depending on your circumstances you may be entitled to a reduced (concessionary) fee. Reduced fees are applied to the cost of tuition only. Failure to enrol before the Awarding Body deadline may result in you incurring a late fee.

Available Sessions

  • Course
    Campus
    Type
    Start Date
    Fees
  • Course: CPCAB level 5 Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling Ref D054
    Campus: Strand Road
    Type: Part Time
    Start Date: 02/02/2023
    Fees:
    Full £500.00
    Concession £200.00
    Examination £346.00
  • Course: CPCAB level 5 Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling
    Campus: Strand Road
    Type: Part Time
    Start Date: 29/08/2022
    Fees:
    -

Course Offering

  • Site location Strand Road
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Entry Requirements

UK Requirements

CPCAB Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling (TC-L4) or the RPL (recognised prior learning) equivalent (minimum 420 Guided Learning Hours), in addition to appropriate pre-TC-L4 (or equivalent) training.Interview and Access NI check required.

ROI Requirements

CPCAB Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling (TC-L4) or the RPL (recognised prior learning) equivalent (minimum 420 Guided Learning Hours), in addition to appropriate pre-TC-L4 (or equivalent) training. Interview and Access NI check required.

Work Placement

Students must undertake client work: a minimum of 60 hours formally contracted counselling (one-to-one), including client assessment. Clinical Supervision: either group or one-to-one supervision – as per the supervision ratio requirements of their chosen ethical framework or professional membership association.

What's Next?

Further Study

Open University Foundation Degree in Counselling. CPCAB Level 6 Certificate in Therapeutic Counselling Supervision (TCSU-L6) plus a recommended minimum 450 supervised practice hours.

Career Prospects

This qualification equips counsellors to work in private practice and to work in an agency in a senior counselling role which involves client assessment, referral and evaluation.

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