CPCAB Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling

Key Facts

Level: 3

Mode of Study: Full time

Campus: Orpington

2016/17 Course Fees:
Advanced Learning Loan

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About this course:

The Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling will benefit learners who want to train to become a counsellor working in a counselling agency. Successful completion of this course will enable you to provide a therapeutic counselling service within the context of an agency's service framework. The Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling provides: coherent vocational and professional counselling training a competence based training which highlights the development of skilled practice via experiential learning specific training for the role of counsellor in an agency the opportunity to learn a wide range of counselling theories and approaches a pathway onto the Open University Foundation Degree in Counselling.

What you will study:

This is a vocational qualification combining workplace learning and academic study and is designed to meet the requirements of employers in developing counselling, psychological knowledge and skills applicable to the workplace. Learners develop professionally as counselling practitioners, increasing their knowledge and skills in the study and application of a variety of counselling and Psychological models.

To participate in a work placement, learners have to apply for suitable placement during their first year and provide counselling under clinical supervision. 125 supervised counselling hours are required.

Course content:

  • Theory Integrative – Psychodynamic and Humanistic, person centred
  • Therapeutic counselling skills
  • Professional development
  • Practitioner workshops and supervision
  • Personal development: sessions of personal therapy/ counselling over the 2 years (30 sessions in year 1 and 30 sessions in year 2)

Entry requirements:

To join this course you must be 19 years of age or over.

Two stage interview process - One-to-one and Group

CPCAB Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Studies

Additional costs:

There will be an additional registration fee.


  • Degree
  • Employment

More information:

For more information, please email Julie Egan-Wyer on: julie.egan-wyer@bromley.ac.uk.

Dates and times:

This course begins in September 2016. The duration of this course is two years.

At Bromley College we strive to ensure that all information presented is accurate at the time of publishing. We reserve the right to vary our programme of courses, qualification titles, course content and entry requirements, the range of services we provide and the fee policies stated.

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