Level 4

Therapeutic Counselling


1 year


Rush Green


Sep 2021


Adult 19+
Higher Education



Train to become a Counsellor by achieving our advanced CPCAB counselling qualification.

Learn how to advise and support people experiencing emotional difficulties or challenges.

Over the course of this 2-year programme you'll learn all the skills required to work as a Therapeutic Counsellor for an agency.

You will need to build an evidence-based portfolio throughout this course.

You will study 6 hours per week, plus 5 Saturday workshops covering various topics relevant to your qualification.

You'll need to have gained the Level 3 Certificate in Counselling to join this course.

You'll also need to source your own placement for the 2nd year of the programme.

Our staff all have recent industry experience, and many of them continue to work in care alongside their teaching.

Your placement will give you further work experience and contact with employers.

Successfully completing the course means you can progress to Level 5 & 6 care qualifications, or study a degree-level course.

Where it can lead to

There are number of routes you can take following successful completion of a course. Further study can include Higher Education courses or a Higher Apprenticeship where you will expand your skills through study whilst earning a wage. Or you may choose to move directly into employment.

Contact our careers team for further guidance.