The certificate in Counselling Studies programme is a part-time course where you will learn about counselling theory, ethics and mental health, learn more about the counselling relationship and practise counselling skills. The course is highly interactive, combining formal teaching with individual, small group and whole group activities. This qualification could lead to employment in a related field.
This qualification could lead to employment or increase employ-ability for those whose role is to support others in e.g. health and social care work, teaching and learning, advocacy and mediation, support and project work, other helping roles.
This qualification is for:
This qualification is for candidates who want to:
- Take the next step in training to become a counsellor
- Learn more about counselling theory, ethics and mental health
- Be prepared to work as a volunteer in a helping role
This qualification does not lead to employment. It is designed as a pre-practitioner training for professional counsellor qualifications, but it could also lead to employment in a related field.
4 Marlow Road, Maidenhead, SL6 7YR
Visit the CPCAB website for further details about this course.
Course code: 600/5104/8
Successful learners may progress onto the Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling (TC-L4).
You must have undertaken counselling skills training e.g. the CPCAB Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills or equivalent units/qualifications of at least 75 Guided Learning Hours.
All prospective candidates will be interviewed.
The minimum age is 19 years old.
How to Apply
You can apply for this programme online. Complete the form and follow the steps below:
You need to provide us with your contact details and if you require any extra support (for example, because of a disability, medical condition, learning or language support needs).
Your application will generate an email to us and we will respond to you by email.