Level 5 CPCAB Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling
|Mode of study||HE Part-time|
|Campus||London Road Campus|
|Start date||4 November 2023 Please note that day of week is just an indication at this stage and could be subject to change|
|Course code||PLR5DPS001 (2324)|
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Who is it for?
The qualification is an ideal opportunity to gain a higher-level qualification, recognised by professional bodies, that will develop your practical skills and knowledge in your chosen specialist area, and builds on the CPCAB Level 4 Diploma. The qualification is a way of gaining vital knowledge that can prepare you for a range of counselling roles and the quality tuition and guidance that is provided throughout the course will steer you in the right direction.
Learners must be aged 19 or over.
CPCAB Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling (TC-L4) or the recognised prior learning (RPL) equivalent which equates to 420 guided learning hours, in addition to the appropriate pre-TC-L4 training.
What does the course involve?
This qualification is designed to give learners the knowledge, skills and competencies to work as self-employed counsellors in independent practice. It also equips learners to take on a senior counselling role in an organisational context where client assessment, referral and routine evaluation are part of the role.
How is the course assessed?
Students must be proficient in both internal and external assessment and meet the qualification requirements including the placement hours to achieve the qualification.
Internal assessment will be through the following:
- A learning review
- 2 written assignments (3000-3500 words)
- Supervision record
- Client record (60 hour)
- Review of 15-minute transcript of clinical work
- Therapy record (40 hours)
- 1 Tutor-observed counselling practice session
- 1 case presentation
- 1 Supervisor’s report
- Peer feedback
- A structured case review (3000-3500 words) which is sent to CPCAB for assessment.
The course will run on the following weekends:
- October 1st/2nd 2022
- November 5th/6th 2022
- December 3rd/4th 2022
- January 7th/8th 2023
- January 21st/22nd 2023
- February 4th/5th 2023
- March 4th/5th 2023
- March 25th/26th 2023
- April 22nd/23rd 2023
- May 6th/7th 2023
- June 17th/18th 2023
- July 1st/2nd 2023