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Therapeutic Counselling [Pending CPCAB Approval] (Level 4 Diploma)

Care & Health

Course Overview

This two-year part-time qualification gives learners the knowledge, skills and competencies to work as a therapeutic counsellor in an agency context in both health care and non-medical setting. Those who wish may wish to work privately are advised to take additional training of CPCAB Level 5 in Psychotherapeutic Counselling.Candidates who successfully complete an approved TC-L4 diploma will have the Certificate of Proficency facilitated directly for them by NWRC and will be able to apply directly for Individual Registration with BACP. Candidates can also be reassured that their qualification has already been approved by BACP. [PLease note this pending approval].
  • Start Date
    14 Sep 2022
  • Study Mode
  • Duration
    34 Weeks
  • Campus

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
    Start Date
  • Course: BACP Approved Practitioner Qualification - CPCAB Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling [Pending CPCAB Approval] Ref S007
    Campus: Strabane
    Type: Part Time
    Start Date: 14/09/2022
    (Wed:9:00AM-6:00PM /)
    Full £500.00
    Concession £200.00
    Examination £366.00
    Materials: £1000.00

Course Offering

  • Site location Strabane
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Entry Requirements

UK Requirements

CPCAB Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills &CPCAB Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Theory or equivalentGCSE English or Literacy L2 or be able to demonstrate the ability to write clearly and coherently.Access NI Check.An interview is required to determine suitability and readiness for this professional training course.This qualification is not suitable for those who are currently in a state of severe emotional difficulty and/or severe psychological distress. The course involves experiential elements that will involve some personal disclosure and associated personal developmental activities.

Additional Information

In addition to college attendance the following are also required. Personal counselling – a minimum of 10 hours face to face personal therapy during the course (to accommodate a range of theoretical approaches). Client work – a minimum of 100 hours formally-contracted counselling (one- to-one) with at least 5 different clients in an agency setting. Cancellations and non-attends do not count towards this total. Clinical Supervision – Candidates require clinical supervision for their agency client work. In addition, candidates require 30-50 hours group training supervision as part of the course. Please note the additional costs associated with professional training in Counselling. Supervision costs can be £30-40 every 8 clients hours = approx £500 Personal Therapy can be £30-40 x 10 sessions = approx. £400 Counselling Insurance = approx. £80 Registration with Professional Body = approx. £80


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