Our amazing Therapeutic Diploma Graduates 2017

Our amazing Therapeutic Diploma Graduates 2017

Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling

 Starts September 2017

The Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling will benefit learners who want to train to become a counsellor working within an agency setting.

The Level 4 Diploma provides:

  • coherent vocational and professional counselling training using an integrative model
  • a 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.

At a glance

  • Awarding Body - CPCAB
  • Qualification Number 500/8088/
  • Qualification Structure 7 mandatory units:
  • Working ethically, safely and professionally as a counsellor
  • Working within a counselling relationship
  • Working with client diversity in counselling work
  • Working within a user-centred approach to counselling
  • Working with self-awareness in the counselling process
  • Working within a coherent framework of counselling theory and skills
  • Working self-reflectively as a counsellor
  • Guided learning hours 428 over 2 years
  • Credit value 120
  • Minimum age 25 years

Successful candidates may progress on to:

Level 5 Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling
Level 5 Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapeutic Skills & Theory
Level 6 Certificate in Therapeutic Counselling Supervision
Open University Foundation Degree in Counselling

Entry Requirements

You must have both Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills and Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Studies, or their equivalent.  Find out more at


Course Dates

Year 1

Fees - £2295 - Bursary fee for those on low incomes - £1525

Group 1 - Tuesdays 9.30am - 4.30pm

Group 2 - Thursdays 9.30am - 4.30pm

Year 2

Same day as year 1.

Fees - £2295 - Bursary fee for those on low incomes - £1000

All Fees are inclusive of CPCAB registration fees and 2 residential weekends

If you wish to apply for this course, fill in this application form and return to The Banbury Counselling Academy, 69 Oxford Road, Banbury OX169AJ.  If you have difficulty downloading the application form please contact reception on 01295 231320 or email info@banburytherapycentre.com

Personalised payment plans can be arranged on request.