CPCAB Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling

Code Duration Start Day Time Tutor Fee Venue Concessions
VSCSX500A 32 weeks 17th Sep 2019 Tuesday 2:30pm - 8:30pm Lee Boyer £3000 Varndean College No

Course Information

Who Is This For?
For those who wish to train to become a counsellor working in a counselling agency. You must have obtained both the CPCAB Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills and the Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Studies, or their equivalent to enter this course.
What Will I Learn?
To provide a therapeutic counselling service within the context of an agency's service framework.
Content of the Course
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 and deepen your knowledge of a wide range of counselling theories and approaches - a pathway onto the Open University Foundation Degree in Counselling. A student handbook with further information is available on our website or from Adult Education on 01273 546602.
Assessment Details
External Assessment in the form of a written exam in year two of the course and Internal Assessment in the form of a portfolio.
Teaching Methods
The teaching methodology on this course includes whole group work and discussion, small group work, triad work, work with your peers and individual work.
What's Next?
Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling Year 2. Please note that the cost for this course is £3000 per year which can be paid for through a 19+ loan or through instalments if you wish. Please contact the Adult Education office on 01273 546602 for further information and for a copy of the student handbook.

Financial Information

If your course costs more than £200 you may apply to pay in three instalments.

You must complete and sign an instalment form. The first payment will be taken on application, followed by a further payment at the start of the course and a final payment 2 months later. Please note that a handling charge of 10% of the course fee (up to a maximum of £30) is added to all instalment payments. You will still be liable for the full cost of the course if you leave the course prior to all instalments being paid. Please contact the Registry Department on 01273 546604 for further information.

No refunds are given once a course has started. If a course is cancelled by the college you will receive a full refund of all fees paid. If you decide to cancel your enrolment before the class starts your payment will be refunded less a 20% administration charge (up to a maximum of £50). If you decide to cancel your enrolment for a Saturday workshop less than 72 hours before the class your payment will be refunded less an 80% administration charge.


Please ring the Adult Education office on 01273 546602 for further information.