Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling
Starts September 2019
The Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling is a part time, 2 year course which will benefit learners who want to train to become a counsellor working within an agency setting. The manner of learning is face to face teaching for 1 day a week, in groups of no more than 12 individuals. This principle of small classes means that our students are able to explore important issues in a safe and confidential environment.
The Level 4 Diploma provides:
a coherent vocational and professional counselling training using an integrative model of Person Centred, Gestalt and Transactional Analysis theoretical perspectives within a containing framework of the Therapeutic Relationship.
a competence based training which highlights the development of skilled practice via experiential learning
specific training for the role of counsellor in an agency setting
the opportunity to learn about a wide range of counselling specialisms and techniques
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 450 over 2 years
Credit value 120
Minimum age 25 years
Successful candidates may progress on to:
Working as a counsellor within an agency setting.
Level 5 Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling
Level 6 Certificate in Therapeutic Counselling Supervision
Open University Foundation Degree in Counselling
You must have both Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills and Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Studies, or their equivalent. Find out more by following this link to the CPCAB website.
Course days and timings for 2019/20
Fees - £2575
Tuesdays 9.30am - 16.30pm or Thursdays 14.30pm - 21.30pm
Commencing Tuesday 24th and Thursday 26th September 2019
Fees - £2575
Fees are inclusive of CPCAB registration fees, external assessment fees, and 2 fully catered residential weekends.
Fees are not inclusive of text books, personal therapy or supervision. You will be required to complete 40 hours of personal therapy in addition to your training.
If you wish to apply for this course, click here to download an application form and return it 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
For those experiencing financial constraints, the Banbury Counselling Academy is on the Career Development Loan Provider Register. For more information regarding this alternative please go to the Student Financing page