While they may feel a long way away, A-Level exam season will be upon us before you know it! To...
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.
Counselling & CBT Diploma Level 4
Flexible study options
Choose a study format
Choose a way to pay
About This Course
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.
Split into 8 units, every element of this course seeks to expand your understanding of Counselling, so you can achieve the theoretical knowledge you need to apply these skills within real and practical settings.
From understanding the industry to understanding relationships, theoretical approaches, confidentiality, transference, crisis and ego psychology; by the end of this course you’ll feel confident in your ability to work with your clients to improve their situation.
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
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
This course is assessed using a series of written assignments that are designed to test your knowledge of the course materials. These will need to be sent to your personal tutor for marking, whereupon they will supply you with helpful tips and feedback. No external examinations are required.
No previous knowledge is required to enrol onto this course.
Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive certification from Training Qualifications UK (TQUK). 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.
From the guidance of our personal tutors whose industry experience within counselling can help to support and mentor your studies, to our comprehensive study guide and course materials; from day one we will go above and beyond to help you succeed in your studies.
You too can take advantage of the extensive knowledge base of our personal tutors and use their experiences to get all of your questions answered. Similarly, our student support team are readily available to lend you their advice and guidance as they help you to decipher your course materials and answer your questions.
Only one click away, you can trust that help will be there when you need it…
Frequently Asked Questions
Yes, you will be able to practise as a Counsellor and gain insurance to ensure that you are covered when providing your service.
This is a question that our team are often asked, there are many reasons but here are the main reasons to choose Association of Learning:
- No hidden charges, the price you see includes everything, from VAT, tutoring to certification
- Our average tutor marking time is 3 working days (most providers are 10+)
- We are rated 5/5 for our service on Trustpilot!
- Our courses are up to date. Many providers create course content and fail to keep it up to date.
- We are open later than any other home learning provider
- As many submissions as you need to complete, many providers cap how many times you can submit work
- All courses are fully endorsed Ofqual regulated awarding bodies
- 14 day money back guarantee or course switch.
If you need any more reasons to choose Association of Learning, contact our team!
You have 12 months to complete your course, however you can complete at a faster pace without any additional costs. Some of our students have managed to complete in as little as 3 months!
There are two payment options, pay in full for your course or monthly. Our monthly payment option allows you to spread the cost of your course over a 10 month period.
If you choose to pay using a payment plan, to apply you must be able to answer yes to the following:
- Your billing address is based in the UK
- You have a UK based bank account
- Bill payer must be 18 or above.
No, this course is assignment based, which means you will not have to complete any exams. If your assignment doesn’t pass first time, you can retry as many times as you need within your 12 months support period.
No, all of our courses are distance learning which means your tutor will mark your work and send it back to you via email or by using our online portal.
Unlike other providers, Association of Learning use a fast-track system to get your certificate to you within six weeks (our average is two weeks).
Happy learners who completed this course
Counselling & CBT Diploma Level 4
Excellent course with a great ...
Excellent course with a great tutor who provided valuable feedback. I feel confident to use the skills learned to move forward as a counsellor
I completed this course and I ...
I completed this course and I feel confident to start my own business in the therapy field, the lecturer e-mailed fast, feedback was excellent and I felt confident all the way through the course.
Fantastic course! Very well ma ...
Fantastic course! Very well mapped out and excellent tutor feedback/support. No long delays waiting for assignments to be marked unlike other course providers. Would definitely recommend Association of Learning and will continue my journey with them should I choose another course to d...o in the future
Rated #1 on Trustpilot
Why learn with us?
Trusted and regulated
Study A Levels, GCSEs, Qualifications, and Endorsed Courses
14-day money-back guarantee (terms apply)
Flexible, simple learning
Study at your own pace in your own space, without pressure
Personal expert support
Full 1-2-1 tutor support on all courses every step of the way
We guarantee to match prices (plus 5% extra off on top)
We are open 9am–10pm, 7 days a week, to help our learners
Our courses are accredited by independent awarding bodies
Get 0% finance on many of our courses
Free business course
Free business start-up short course with every purchase
You may also like
over 10 months and £88.50 deposit
over 10 months and £42.50 deposit
over 10 months and £41.50 deposit
over 10 months and £49.50 deposit