The nature of this level of counselling involves a high degree of self-awareness and personal development. It is important that you consider that you may not be ready for this course if you have undergone any significant life change or loss in the last 12 months.
The Diploma in Counselling is an appropriate qualification for a wide variety of professionals, from teachers to nurses and managers. It is also ideal if you are considering a career change or simply want to become more self-aware.
An aim of the course is to provide you with professional training in counselling, which will enable you to gain both a sound theoretical framework and the practitioner skills required to work safely and effectively as a counsellor.
Readiness for placement will be need to be approved by tutors and course leader.
There will be continual assessment throughout the qualification. Year 2 is not a natural progression and achieving the qualification is not automatic after enrolling.
After applying you will need to post or email:
At interview, if applicants have not completed Level 3 with Halesowen College then they will need to successfully complete a Counselling Competency assessment, to assess suitability for this level of course
Deadline for complete applications - end of August
Duration 2 years part-time (480 Guided Learning Hours)
Please note: We cannot guarantee that this course will run on the same evenings for year 2 as year 1. Fees and course leaflet available from our Booking Centre on 0121 602 7799.
For more information about the course, contact Sue Harvey (email@example.com).
Fees (2018-9) £4,298
This fee includes the registration fee and covers both years.
A loan for £2,882 of the fee is available, subject to suitability. If the loan is approved the amount left to pay will be £1,416.
Apply online or call Admissions on 0121 602 7888
You will need to show evidence of successful counselling training to certificate level 3, which has involved a minimum of 120 hours of tuition
In addition you will be asked to submit a written piece of written work of 500 words as to why you wish to be considered for a place.
You need to provide two written references:
You should hold and be able to provide proof of a grade C or above in English Language.
At interview, if applicants have not completed Level 3 with Halesowen College, they will need to successfully complete a Counselling Competency assessment, to assess suitability for this level of course.
Deadline for complete applications (Parts 1 and 2) - 1st August
Interviews will start week commencing 12th June
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