The entry requirements listed here are our typical offer for this course if you wish to begin studying with us in 2019. They should be used as a general guide.
Degree and experience
You should hold a degree or professional qualification. You also need to have successfully completed an accredited, externally assessed counselling skills course that:
- is at least level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills
- involved at least 30 hours of face-to-face tuition at level 2 or level 3 (online courses are not acceptable)
- included both theory and practice
- took place within the last six years.
We would normally expect you to have gained experience in volunteering. This can be within a therapeutic environment or where you are working with people in a helping capacity.
Applicants should normally be at least 25 years of age.
For non-native speakers of English
IELTS 6.5 overall, with 6.0 in writing and a minimum of 5.5 in the other elements.