Level 5 diploma in counselling
This level 5 diploma in counselling course is aimed at existing qualified counsellors who adhere to a professional code of ethics and wish to embed their current knowledge in their practice.
There are two pathways. You can choose a specialism from:
- Working with children and young people.
- Bereavement and loss.
You could also choose to complete both optional units, at an additional fee of £350. It offers the chance to develop understanding of the importance of theory, ethics and reflective practice to positive outcomes for clients. The course will provide depth to current practice and allow for a choice of study in an area that may not be addressed in current work but is relevant to expanding practice.
This course will also provide you with 45 hours of relevant counselling CPD.
The level 5 diploma consists of two mandatory modules:
Module one: Application of theory to practice: This module will investigate the importance of theory to practice. Consideration will also be given to ethical frameworks and their relevance in the modern face of counselling.
Module two: Developing reflective practice: This module will allow the participants to improve their reflective skills and be able to link successful reflective practice with positive clinical outcomes for client work.
Plus one elective module on either:
Model three: Working with children and young people: This module will provide understanding around areas of practice that need to be considered when preparing to work with children and young people. Looking at the purpose of counselling with this client group and common issues that are relevant. Safeguarding and multi-agency working will be investigated.
Module four: Bereavement and loss: This module will provide an understanding of grief and bereavement on clients lives including current theory applications and limitations, factors influencing grief, complicated grief, cross-cultural issues and a practical approach for practice.
About Catherine Drewer
Catherine & Ron are working in collaboration with BEST for Training to provide a fabulous experience for you as a learner. They are passionate Counsellors and Supervisors who demonstrate this passion in their teaching.