The Level 4 AIM award Diploma in Counselling Practice is for those wishing to achieve professional status in counselling. This qualification enables learners to embark on counselling practice working within an ethical framework such as BACP or NCS. The placement requirement in this qualification is essential to the personal and professional development of the practitioner.
This qualification comprises of three mandatory units (Counselling Theory, Counselling Theory: a chosen approach and Study of Supervised Practice) and four optional units that provide an opportunity to deepen an understanding of theoretical perspectives within an integrative framework. These units will delivered as lectures, tutorials and experiential activates.
You will also participate in personal development groups within the course programme.
In the Diploma you will learn about:
Teaching and Assessment
This qualification is assessed through the following methods:
On successful completion of the level 4 Diploma you will be eligible to apply for the Level 5 Diploma in Psychotherapeutic counselling.
• You will need to have completed at least a level 3 programme in Counselling Skills and theory
• You will invited to participate in an individual interview with the course tutors
• You will need to demonstrate experience of using your counselling skills with people in a 1:1 capacity
• You will need to demonstrate an ability to reflect on personal development as well as acknowledge areas for development