Counselling Studies Level 4


Become a qualified counsellor offering a range of treatments to your clients with this complete Counselling Studies Level 4 online bundle!

Counselling Studies Level 4

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About This Course

This engaging online Counselling Studies Level 4 bundle provides students with the knowledge and skills they need to establish themselves as competent counsellors and therapists.

This package includes four unique courses, each of which gives practical skills to assist you in thriving in your counselling career.

Excellent for anyone seeking a well-rounded counselling education, whether they are already working in the industry or are just starting out. Students who complete the programme successfully are able to join ABCAP (Accrediting Board of Counsellors and Psychotherapists), strengthening your professional standing.

Learn at your own pace from home, and create the groundwork for a bright future in counselling!

Course Benefits

  • Comprehensive Knowledge: Gain an in-depth understanding of counselling and psychotherapy through a diverse range of courses, covering foundational concepts, specialised approaches, and practical strategies. Plus, study 4 courses at one low price!
  • Specialised Expertise: Develop expertise in high-demand counselling areas, including counselling for children and adolescents, addiction counselling, and cognitive-behavioural therapy, broadening your career prospects.
  • Flexibility: Study at your own pace and from the comfort of your own home, allowing you to balance your learning with other commitments.
  • Professional Accreditation: Upon completion, become a member of ABCAP enhancing your credibility as a counselling professional.

Course Units

Advanced Counsellor & Psychotherapist Level 4 

Unit 1: Defining Counselling and Psychotherapy

Unit 2: Core Values and Skills in Counselling and Psychotherapy

Unit 3: Models and Approaches in Counselling and Psychotherapy

Unit 4: Counselling Specialities

Unit 5: Psychotherapy Specialities

Uni 6: Practitioner Strategies

Counselling Children and Adolescents Level 4

Unit 1: The History of Counselling

Unit 2: Cognitive Approaches and Theories

Unit 3: Client Centred Counselling

Unit 4: Relationships and Attachment

Unit 5: Childhood and Adolescence

Unit 6: The Therapy Environment

Drugs, Solvents, and Alcohol Abuse Counselling Level 4 

Unit 1: The Counselling Relationship and Basis for Addictive Behaviour

Unit 2: Substance Abuse

Unit 3: Alcohol Abuse

Unit 4: The Cognitive Approach

Unit 5: The Psychodynamic Approach

Unit 6: The Person-Centred Approach

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Level 4 

Unit 1: Review of CBT Skills and Theory

Unit 2: Case Conceptualisation and Measurement

Unit 3: Physical Techniques and Behavioural Experiments

Unit 4: Depression and Anxiety Disorders: Models and Protocols

Unit 5: Wider Developments in CBT Practice

Unit 6: Evaluating CBT Practice


Our Counselling Studies Level 4 bundle is assessed based on a series of written assignments that will be marked by your personal tutor upon your submission. Over the course of these assignments, you will be tested on your course knowledge, competencies and ability to apply them within a practical setting.

There are no exams to sit. Your certification will be based purely on the outcome of your written assignments.

Required Knowledge

No previous knowledge is required to enrol onto this course.

Awarding Body

Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive certification from National Institution of Qualifications (NIOQ).

This course has been designed to meet the requirements of specific learners or employers. It is endorsed by National Institution of Qualifications, meaning the course has undergone external quality checks to ensure that they are maintained and delivered to an excellent standard.

National Institution of Qualifications 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.


Upon registration, you will receive immediate access to your assessments and a comprehensive study guide. In addition, you’ll receive the continuous support of your very own personal tutor as well as access to our student support team who’ll always been on hand to answer all of your queries and concerns. No matter your question, you can benefit from their support.

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 tutoring to certification.
  • Our average tutor marking time is 3 working days (most providers are 10+).
  • Our customers have rated us ‘Excellent’ 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 by external awarding organisations.
  • 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, this is a distance learning course, which means your assessments will be submitted and marked using our online LMS (Learner Management System).

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).

There are no requirements to have completed any courses or have any knowledge of the subject area to enrol on the course. There is no application process and no questions asked when you sign up, it is accessible to anybody.

Your course will start as soon as you sign-up. You could start your journey of learning today!

This course is an endorsed certification, not a regulated qualification.

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