Higher Education and AIM Awards Level 5 Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling (QCF) 2017

The Psychotherapeutic Counselling Diploma Programme starts September 2017

BA Part-time Humanities Degree and Prepare for Higher Education Brochure

The Psychotherapeutic Counselling Diploma Programme is offered on a part-time basis over two academic years, one day a week (10am-3pm) in Swansea.

Students study a range of modules, for example: Counselling Practicum (1) & (2), Working with Grief and Loss, Counselling Supervision, Ethical and Legal Issues Cognitive Behavioural Theory, Reflective Practice, Research in Counselling and Working with Anxiety.

As part of the course, students will undergo a supervised counselling placement (before being offered a place on the Course, students will need to have obtained a firm offer of a placement).

On successful completion of the Course, students will be eligible for a Swansea University Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling (Level 5) and AIM Awards Diploma (Level 5). AIM Awards is a national awarding body for Counselling Qualifications. Successful students will be fully-qualified psychotherapeutic counselling practitioners, eligible to work towards British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists (BACP) Accreditation and for inclusion on BACP’s Register.

Course Fees and additional costs:
£1,500 per year. The HE Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling fees are inclusive of the registration and examination fees for the AIM Award level 5 Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling.

Supervisor and personal therapist costs start from £25.00 up to £45.00 per hour.

DBS Check - £18

Financial support is available to eligible students  - see page of 30 of the brochure link above.

Application Process:
Applicants will be required to have a Higher Education Certificate in Counselling Skills (Level 4), or an equivalent qualification.

Applicants must complete and submit an application form (see page 57 of the brochure link above) by Friday 8th September 2017.

You will be invited to attend an information event to determine your suitability for the course and to clarify expectations. You will also be required to complete a written assessment and attend an interview.

For more information, please contact Janet Reeves: j.e.reeves@swansea.ac.uk  or Rachel Brimble: r.e.brimble@swansea.ac.uk 01792 602211/602534.