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This two year Counselling Practitioner course is intended for those who want to train as professional Counsellors in an agency setting. Successful completion will enable learners to provide a therapeutic counselling service within an agency framework and also progress to independent practice after further training and/or practice.
On completion candidates will:
Acquire a comprehensive ability in both Counselling skills and theory
Be able to apply their comprehensive knowledge of theory to Counselling skills practice
Pursue further career development in their own professional field
Achieve a Level 4 Qualification in counselling
Counselling skills learnt at Level 3 will be further developed including: self-awareness, knowledge and understanding of the skills necessary for further training at Level 5.
Units covered include:
The reflective practitioner
Deeper understanding of the Integrative Model using the Clarkson Five Relational Model. Theories will include Person Centred, Psychodynamic, Existential, and TA Transactional Analysis
During the course students will be required to:
attend clinical supervision on a monthly basis for at least 1½ hours as recommended good practice by the BACP
undertake personal therapy - attending a minimum of 60 one-hour counselling sessions
Counselling (60 hrs over two years) between £35.00 and £50.00 per session
BACP Registration between £40 and £80 per year
Public Liability Between £30.00 and £80.00 per year
Supervision (if not provided within the agency) between £50 and £80 per hour
Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Skills
Tutor reference required
All applicants will be interviewed
Assignments will need to be typed so applicants must be IT literate
The course covers 420 hours of study over the two years, please be sure that you can commit to this amount of time.
onto Level 5 Counselling qualification
Potential employment as a counsellor
within an agency
To enrol on this course, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with the course you are interested in to arrange an interview with the course tutor and/or Course Director. Following a successful
interview, you will then be provided with an enrolment code in order to
complete your enrolment online.