At a glance information
7 mandatory units:
|Guided Learning Hours||420 hours (minimum)|
|Total Qualification Time||1204 hours|
|Minimum age||19 years|
Successful candidates may progress onto:
This two year part-time qualification gives learners the knowledge, skills and competencies to work as a therapeutic counsellor in an agency context.
This qualification is designed to lead to an employed or voluntary role in a counselling agency in both health care and non-medical settings. Successful completion of this course means you will be able to provide a therapeutic counselling service – initially within the context of an agency’s service framework but later (with experience and support from the supervisor, or by completing PC-L5 or its equivalent) may progress to independent practice.
Read section 5 of the Specification for further information.
The qualification is eligible in England for Advanced Learner Loans (19+).
Candidates in England may also be able to access funding according to individual entitlement criteria (e.g. related to age and/or employment status and/or prior qualifications).
For more detailed see funding information.
Where to study
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