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Counselling & CBT Diploma Level 4

1 year
525 GBP excl. VAT
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Counselling & CBT Diploma Level 4

Our online Counselling course will help you learn the important counselling skills required to become a counsellor. If you are interested in helping others and enjoy listening, this is the course for you. Become a self-employed counsellor on completion of this course, as you will be able to gain insurance and open your own business.

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Suitability - Who should attend?

It is recommend to have completed the Level 3 Counselling Diploma to understand the basic concepts of Counselling before proceeding with this course. It is not however a requirement and if you feel confident you can start straight away on the higher level.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive certification from Training Qualifications UK (TQUK) and a Learner Unit Summary (which details of all the units you have completed).This course has been designed to meet the requirements of specific learners or employers. It is endorsed by Training Qualifications UK, meaning the course has undergone external quality checks to ensure that they are maintained and delivered to an excellent standard.

Training Qualifications UK are a national certificating organisation. Endorsement of our courses ensures learners have access to high quality materials that cover all learning outcomes, helping them to achieve their potential.

Course Benefits

This course will:

  • Help you to understand approaches to Counselling
  • Increase your knowledge relating to Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) and Psychodrama
  • Explain the different types of communication

Training Course Content

  • Unit 1: Approaches – Jung, Freud and Adlerian
  • Unit 2: Psychotherapy Specialities
  • Unit 3: Client Centred Counselling
  • Unit 4: Approaches and Models of Helping
  • Unit 5: Cognitive Behavioural and Reality Therapy
  • Unit 6: Post Traumatic Stress Counselling
  • Unit 7: Practitioner Strategies
  • Unit 8: Counselling and the Law

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Course delivery details

For online based courses, you will study your course and submit work online. Paper based courses are the same as online, but with additional printed study packs sent to you.

Our advanced level 4 Counselling course is for those who have an existing level of understanding relating to counselling.

Become a self employed advanced counsellor on completion of this course, as you will be able to gain insurance and open your own business!

  • FREE Business Start Up Course worth £95 included.

Study from the comfort of your own home, to learn skills, methods of counselling and qualities required to become an advanced counsellor.

In this Counselling course you will:

  • Begin by developing good practise in a counselling setting, whilst learning how to build a relationship between counsellor and client
  • Examine the ethics and moral issues with the counselling process
  • Understand the important of self-development, reflecting on sessions and being self-aware as a counsellor.

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Average rating 4.9

Based on 11 reviews.
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05 May 2023
This course is better than a lot of courses that are online

I've done a few online courses before, and they weren't as good as this one. I like the feedback on the assignments, it was very detailed and went into specifics on things you'd...

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Emmanuel O.
28 Mar 2023
Dreams in fulfillment

I have just registered my interest to study my age long desired course with the Association of Learning. The course fee was okay and with the promise to refund same after the co...

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Henrietta O.
27 Feb 2023
Prompt response to emails

Prompt response to emails and good study materials online. They also offer discounts on courses. Feedback on course work submitted are great and encouraging.

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