|Qualification Number||TCSU-L6 is accredited by the Office of the Qualifications & Examinations Regulator (Ofqual) into the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF). The qualification number for TCSU-L6 is 500/8222/X.|
|Qualification structure||1 mandatory unit:
Working as a Therapeutic Counselling Supervisor (F/601/0010)
This qualification is for experienced counsellors who want to learn the
|Guided learning hours||90 (minimum)|
|Minimum age||19 years2|
Candidates must have completed either:
Or must have completed:
Also see candidate entry requirements in section 5 of the Qualification Document.
There is currently no further progression route within CPCAB’s qualifications.
See section 6 of the Qualification Document for details of the CPCAB progression route.
Tutor assessment of candidate portfolio evidencing minimum assessment requirements.
|Additional assessment requirements||Externally assessed case review (3,000 –3,500 words).3|
|Personal counselling or therapy (for trainee)||None required.|
|Supervision requirements||A minimum of 15 hours of supervision work.|
|Requirements for supervisory supervision||
A minimum of 5 hours supervisory supervision hours with a senior/experienced clinical supervisor. This can be either one-to-one or in a group4.
There should also be regular supervision of supervision groups as part of the training course
|Staffing and other resources||
At least two tutor-assessors must be involved in all aspects of internal candidate assessment.
See section 4 of the Qualification Document for details of required tutor-assessor qualifications and experience.
|Internal Moderation and Verification||Centres are required to have robust internal moderation and verification processes that are verified by CPCAB.|
|Candidate Registration Fee||£249|
|Centre application for CPCAB approval to offer the qualification||
Centre application fee: £249 (one-off fee).
Centres can design their own training programmes5 or use approved course material written to CPCAB specifications.6
1See the TCSU-L6 Tutor Guide for a description of these (and other) service levels.
2This age requirement is linked to Ofqual’s system for categorising qualifications.
3Candidates must be Proficient in both internal and external assessment to receive the qualification.
4Group supervision time should be calculated using standard BACP guidance.
5All centre designed courses must be submitted to CPCAB for approval before candidates can be registered. Although the delivery of courses may differ from centre to centre, all delivery must enable the candidates to achieve the learning outcomes specified in the units.
6Please contact CSCT on 0121 321 1396 or visit www.counsellingtraining.com for further details.