Successful candidates will achieve an AIM Awards Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling (QCF) 601/2106/3
Choose this advanced course if you wish to become a professional counsellor/psychotherapist and wish to gain, through qualification, a route onto an Accredited Voluntary Register approved by the Professional Standards Authority. Since its launch in 2012, the AVR scheme is the benchmark for counsellors and therapists and can provide public confidence in your services.
This is our recommended course as it fully meets current professional requirements and is the most cost-efficient way to enter our profession. You’ll be able to offer concrete help and appropriate solutions to clients, taking an active role in assisting them heal and reach their full potential.
* subject to terms and conditions
Applicants with Level 3 Counselling Skills or similar can complete this course in 2 years by starting at year 2.
Years One & Two: Previous Modules as per Chrysalis Level 4 Diploma in Counselling Skills & Theory
Year Three: Over 10 weekends, you’ll study the following six units:
Study Methods: Practical classroom work; Practice Groups; Homework assignments; Reflective Journal; Formally Supervised Case Studies or Placement; Focus on practical work with no final exam.
Supervision/Placements: This course requires formally supervised client work/case studies which may be undertaken in the form of an external placement. There will be small additional supervision charges applicable in year 3 of this course