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Skills and Education group – Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling Level 4

  • LEVEL 4

Course Overview

When combined with a Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Skills, this course meets the training requirement for recognition as a qualified counsellor and also contains supervised placement hours.

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Fri, 03 Jul 2026

Entry Requirements

Applicants must have the Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Skills (or equivalent). An interview will also be required, as well as a skills practice ass...

Course information

Learners will complete this qualification 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

2 years – 1 day per week


This is a 2 year programme and students are expected to find a suitable placement where they are able to conduct 100 hours of supervised counselling. Students will learn from one another and the tutor to develop their understanding

Level 4 ABC Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling

Many learners progress towards national accreditation status with professional lead bodies.

Level 4

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