Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling


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Entry requirements

You must have obtained both our Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills and our Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Studies, or their equivalent.

Read section 5 of the Specification for further information.


The qualification is eligible in England for Advanced Learner Loans (19+).

Candidates in England may also be able to access funding according to individual entitlement criteria (e.g. related to age and/or employment status and/or prior qualifications).

For more detailed see funding information.

At a glance information

Qualification Number
Guided Learning Hours
420 hours (minimum)
Total Qualification Time
1204 hours
Credit value
Minimum age
19 years