Register Your Interest: Diploma In Therapeutic Counselling – CPCAB Level 4
This course continues on from the Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Studies and enables you to become a fully qualified counsellor working within an agency setting. You will continue to enhance your knowledge and understanding of the counselling role and shape yourself as an effective and competent counsellor. The Diploma is underpinned by the Person-Centred Approach and all aspects of the learning will be embedded by the person centred approach to understanding human behaviour and change. You will benefit personally and professionally from the insights gained from the 7 learning outcomes set by the awarding body (CPCAB) and your capacity to reflect on your own counselling practice will be supported and enhanced.

Prosp User 3
Those working in a helping/counselling role who wish to enhance and finely tune existing skills, and those wishing to gain recognised qualified counsellor status. Knowledge of counselling skills and theory is essential and candidates must hold a L2 & L 3 Certificate in Counselling or equivalent to apply.

Prosp User 4
You will need to have access to a device that enables you to access Zoom and Google Classroom so that you can attend the sessions and build an electronic portfolio of study. You will also need a notebook and a pen(s) and a willingness to participate in group discussion.

Prosp User 5
To attain the full qualification you are required to produce a comprehensive portfolio of written work in year 1 and year 2 and pass an external assessment (set in May of year 2). You are required to attend taught sessions and engage in approximately 6-8 hours of private study per week. Also required: 100 hours (minimum) of formally contracted and clinically supervised counselling sessions with at least five different clients in an agency setting. This placement must be approved by the centre and offer candidates the opportunity to meet the qualification specifications. Candidates must have secured a placement in order to progress to Year 2 of the diploma. The course tutors will offer support and guidance in finding and securing appropriate placements in spring term of year 1. Also required: 20 hours (minimum) of personal therapy by the end of year 2. A commitment to participating in group experiential learning and peer discussion is essential. To enrol, you must have successfully completed a Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Studies or equivalent. An interview with the course leader is an essential requirement of the application process. Also essential - GCSE English at A-C or equivalent, good computer skills and computer and internet access.

Please note there will be no classes during the school holidays.

Prosp User 6

COVID classroom safety

COVID classroom safety
When attending a face to face course, learners and staff will be expected to conform with the COVID-19 guidance in place at each venue. When attending a face to face course, learners and staff will be expected to conform with the COVID-19 guidance in place at each venue.
This may include using face coverings, cleaning your own work area and bringing your own refreshments etc. and will reflect the national COVID-19 guidance at the time. This may include using face coverings, cleaning your own work area and bringing your own refreshments etc. and will reflect the national COVID-19 guidance at the time.
We ask that you please bring your own hand sanitiser and sanitiser wipes to each session for your own personal space. We ask that you please bring your own hand sanitiser and sanitiser wipes to each session for your own personal space.
We would ask all learners and staff to take a Lateral Flow Test prior to attending each session of a course. Please note, we cannot enforce testing and it cannot be assumed that all learners will have complied with this request. We would ask all learners and staff to take a Lateral Flow Test prior to attending each session of a course. Please note, we cannot enforce testing and it cannot be assumed that all learners will have complied with this request.
Click here to view more information about testing options on the CYC website: Symptom-free coronavirus testing – City of York Council. Click here to view more information about testing options on the CYC website: Symptom-free coronavirus testing – City of York Council.
In the same way, we would recommend that staff and learners take up the offer of their vaccine, but we are unable to enforce this and it cannot be assumed that all learners or staff will have accepted the offer. In the same way, we would recommend that staff and learners take up the offer of their vaccine, but we are unable to enforce this and it cannot be assumed that all learners or staff will have accepted the offer.
Face-to-face delivery may need to switch to online delivery if COVID-19 guidelines change at short notice. Please note that refunds cannot be given if this situation occurs. Face-to-face delivery may need to switch to online delivery if COVID-19 guidelines change at short notice. Please note that refunds cannot be given if this situation occurs.

Learners who live in devolved authorities

Learners who live in devolved authorities
York Learning receives government funding which allows us to offer courses at a lower cost. The guidelines relating to devolution means that we cannot apply this funding to learners who live in devolved areas such as the West Yorkshire Combined Authority. York Learning receives government funding which allows us to offer courses at a lower cost. The guidelines relating to devolution means that we cannot apply this funding to learners who live in devolved areas such as the West Yorkshire Combined Authority.
If you live in one of these areas we would recommend that , before committing to a course with York Learning, you explore options to study the course in your local area. If you live in one of these areas we would recommend that , before committing to a course with York Learning, you explore options to study the course in your local area.
If you would prefer to continue your learning with York Learning please note that the price of the course could be double the advertised cost. If you would prefer to continue your learning with York Learning please note that the price of the course could be double the advertised cost.
In this case, please contact us on 01904 554277 to complete your enrolment. In this case, please contact us on 01904 554277 to complete your enrolment.
HT1/BB3
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Tuesday
7.00 hrs per wk
30 weeks
Anna-Marie Gillman
4770.00
Installment and student loan options available.