This qualification is designed to lead to an employed or voluntary role in a counselling agency in both health care and non-medical settings.
Applicants must be over 19 years of age and have completed both CPCAB’s Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills (CSK L2) and CPCAB’s Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Studies (CST L3) or their RPL (recognised prior learning) equivalent.
Students undertake supervised training placements within approved counselling agencies (100 hours minimum plus time allocated for supervision ) and must also undertake a minimum of 20 hours personal counselling.
To achieve the qualification candidates must meet both internal and external standards of proficiency. Assessment methods include a portfolio observed counselling practice and exam.
420 hours over 2 years.
Applicants must be over 19 years of age and have completed both CPCAB’s Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills (CSK L2) and CPCAB’s Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Studies (CST L3) or their equivalent.
For any queries please email (including your tel no.) to course tutor:
Available timetables for this course
Please make a note of the course Ref for the course you are interested in.
|Course Ref||Hours per week||Days(s)||Time||Course Dates||Costs|
|F347||7||Thursday||9:30am – 4:30pm||6 Oct 2016 to 16 Jul 2018 (90 weeks)||Full rate £4795.00 (funder_code:F)|
|S348||19||Thursday||2am – 9pm||27 Sep 2018 to 16 Jul 2020 (90 weeks)||Full rate £4550.00 (funder_code:S)|
Swarthmore provides a variety of courses some of which are subsidised by public funding.
Courses with course codes pre-fixed by a letter ‘F’, ‘L’ or ‘N’ are subsidised and have age restrictions.
- ‘F’: courses are accredited and are funded by the ‘Skills Funding Agency’ for those aged 16 and over.
- ‘L’ & ‘N’ courses for those aged 19 and over.
- ‘L’ courses are supported by Leeds City Council for Leeds Metropolitan area residents, priority given to those living in disadvantaged areas, people not in employment and/or in receipt of benefits, those with low skills, no qualifications, disadvantaged groups or individuals with specific needs e.g. lone parents, BAME groups, adults with LDD.
For information funding and eligibility see the ‘costs’ page.
Unless stated otherwise - all courses take place at Swarthmore Education Centre Leeds
To enrol in a course complete the enrolment form on the download page using the correct course reference (Course Ref) from above.