BA (Hons) Counselling (Top-Up)

Activate Learning
Course summary
Professional Training
1 year
8,360 GBP excl. VAT
Full time
Course Dates
8,360 GBP

Course description

BA (Hons) Counselling (Top-Up)

This program has been specifically designed for practising counsellors already qualified to diploma or foundation degree level and working in paid employment, private practice or a voluntary setting.

Suitability - Who should attend?

A foundation degree or Counselling Diploma Level 5 (applicants with a CPCAB Level 4 Diploma may be acceptable with Accredited Prior Learning at level 5 or above or for 2019 entry a tutor recommendation for level 6 study).

In addition, 450 hours of counselling training, a minimum of 100 hours of supervised counselling practice and 60 hours of personal counselling.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

You could progress to postgraduate programs or go on to more specialised training, for instance in couples counselling, drug and alcohol addiction or working with children and young people.

You could become a private practice counsellor, pastoral worker, counsellor for a voluntary agency, the NHS or other statutory agency. Counsellors who graduate from this program and who are already in paid employment will be eligible for a greater variety of counselling work.

Training Course Content

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

  • Advanced Counselling Theory (15 credits)
  • Attachment, Loss and Bereavement (15 credits)
  • Case Discussion (15 credits)
  • Consolidating Clinical Practice and Professional Development (30 credits)
  • Counselling Research Project (30 credits)
  • Research Methodology for Counselling Practitioners (15 credits)

Course delivery details

The course requires one day attendance in college, 80 hours counselling practice in a placement or in private practice, one-to-one or group supervision in line with BACP guidelines leading to a satisfactory supervisor’s report on completion, a significant amount of independent reading and research which in all amount to the equivalent of full time study.

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Activate Learning

Activate Learning is a forward-thinking education group that aims for far-reaching, progressive change and impact through learning. We work with learners as individuals, helping them make the choice of course and career pathway that’s right for them. Our mission is to provide work-ready talent for business, and...

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Oxford City Centre Campus
Oxpens Road
OX1 1SA Oxford Oxfordshire

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