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Dip HE Counselling

Counselling

1st

in the UK for overall satisfaction*


450 hours

of face-to-face contact with the programme team


silver

in the Teaching Excellence Framework


UCAS code: N/A

Year of entry: 2019 2020

UCAS Tariff:

Duration: 2YRS (PT)

Institution code: G53

Location: Wrexham

Why choose this course?

There is a high demand for professional counsellors following moves to professionalise the field in the UK coupled with the enshrining of counselling in schools by Welsh Government policy.

The course is rated first in the UK for overall satisfaction in the National Survey of Students 2019. 

The course:

  • is aimed at providing you with a general professional qualification in counselling
  • will help anyone working in related professions by adding valuable understanding and skills
  • is first in the UK for overall satisfaction, National Survey of Students 2019
  • will prepare you to work with adult clients
  • includes clinical placements
  • is grounded in the person-centred approach allowing you to provide empathic, authentic relationships which will develop effective therapeutic interaction
  • emphasises the personal development, self-awareness and psychological maturity of the trainee
  • develops the ability to write and practice reflectively, to apply theory in practice, to understand and apply ethical principles in your work, and professionalism in practice
  • provides 450 face to face contact hours over 2 years

 

If you would like a taster of the subject before committing to the full diploma, then you may also be interested in our short course Introduction to Counselling.

 

Teaching Excellence Framework


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