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This qualification is for counsellors who have acquired the CPCAB Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling or its equivalent. Practitioners will develop their knowledge and skills of counselling and psychotherapeutic counselling. This course is also for practitioners who want to establish and maintain an appropriate framework for independent practice, practice as a senior counsellor within an agency, and carrying out client assessments (including identifying and referring clients with severe and complex mental health needs). This course will help prepare practitioners working toward accreditation with BACP, NCS, UKCP or other professional bodies.

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Qualification Level Level 5
Study Mode Higher Education Course
Start Date January
Duration (over 9 month period) 9 Weeks
Course Code PPSY1L5DP-1
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Counselling Information Events

 We are offering two virtual events covering our Counselling courses in detail for prospective and continuing students, looking to start in September 2021.  These sessions will be led by course tutors and will provide an opportunity for viewers to find out much more on our CPCAB counselling routes available at our Aylesbury Campus. The Level 1 event is ideal for those with no formal qualifications in Counselling, looking to start their learning. The Level 4 event is more advanced students who will be completing Level 3 this year or have completed in the past.

Register for the Level 1 Counselling event - Tuesday 11th May at 7pm

Register for the Level 4 Counselling event - Monday 10th May at 6pm

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