Do you want to become a Counsellor?

In early 2020, we are going to be providing the Level 4 Diploma (CBT) in Therapeutic Counselling Course in conjunction with the Shropshire Training and Counselling Practice (STCP).

For more information, please call 0330 123 3359 or email courseprovider@beaumarisgroup.co.uk

Introduction:

This course is designed for those who are seeking to be professionally qualified counsellors

The course is made up of credit rated units developed in association with Skills for Health, the Sector Skills Council for the Health and Social Care Sector. When combined with the ABC Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Skills, it meets the basic training requirement for recognition as a qualified counsellor to a professional level of competency. It also contains supervised placement hours.

Trainees will complete this course with a comprehensive and full understanding of the following:

•Ethical frameworks, including the importance of setting, supervision and casework management in counselling

•The impact diverse culture and heritage can have on the client/counsellor relationship in a multicultural society

•One major therapeutic model

•How to conduct a counselling session with a client in an ethical, effective and safe way

•How to increase self-awareness

•The purpose and importance of Research in counselling

•Along with a deep knowledge of CBT, as a core model, in conjunction with Psychodynamic (Attachment) and Humanistic (Existentialism) models

Course details:

This Level 4 Diploma is concerned with the training of counsellors to a professional level of competency.

As a pre-requisite for admission to the Diploma course trainees must possess a Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Skills or the equivalent obtained elsewhere.

Trainees will further develop the knowledge, skills and self-development from their Level 3 experience. It is anticipated that learners will be involved in placement with rigorous and qualified casework supervision. This should enable an interchange of experiences between the placements and the classroom work on a constant basis.

Awarding body ABC Awards. Become a professional qualified Counsellor over a 2 year part time course.

Summary:

  •   This level 4 Diploma is concerned with the training of counsellors to a professional level of competency.
  •    Learners will develop the knowledge, skills and self-development from their level 3 experience.
  •   They would also develop a deep knowledge of CBT, as a core model, in conjunction with Psychodynamic (Attachment)) and Humanistic (Existentialism) models.
Course length 450 hours total over 2 years.
Course structure Seven qualification units.
Internal assessment Evidence-based portfolio. Case studies. Assignments. Self- and learning reviews. Counselling practice sessions. Case presentations. Client record. Supervision record. Therapy record. Supervisor & agency feedback. Tutor/peer feedback. Tutorial record.
External assessment Placement Unit Submission Obligatory in 2nd year
Entry requirements Level 3 Certificate in Counselling or equivalent qualifications. APL. Interview.
Client hours 120 hours minimum with adult clients.
Course fee £ 2,200 per year  (This includes Registration + Tuition fee + Course material + Awarding Body Fee) Fee instalments available.

Please note this is a self funding course and the Advanced Learner Loan is not available. For people seeking loans, please enquire with an appropriate loan provider on a personal loan.

Other information Start date                               Early 2020

Venue                      Beaumaris Wellbeing Centre, Newport, Shropshire,  TF10 7BW

Day                            Wednesday Evening 5.30 to 9.30 PM

4 Full day Saturdays                  TBC

Placement                         Ideally before joining the course

Personal Therapy                   20 hours

Attendance                              90% minimum

For more information, please call 0330 123 3359 or email courseprovider@beaumarisgroup.co.uk