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New Pathways Counselling College

September 2021 Courses

 

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Level 5 Diploma in Counselling for Trauma

This exclusive Diploma course has been developed with funding from Lloyds Foundation, as the result of consultation with service users, counsellors and partner agencies. Their feedback suggested that many counsellors lack the necessary knowledge, skills and experience to work safely and competently with clients who have experienced trauma.

This course is suitable for people who have an interest in counselling clients affected by trauma. This may be an additional qualification, following on from a Level 4 Diploma in Counselling. Or, it may be an opportunity for practising counsellors to develop their knowledge, skills and experience in this area of work.

The course will take an integrative approach to counselling for trauma and aims to ensure you have a sound theoretical understanding whilst also refining the practical counselling skills that are necessary to work safely with a client who has experienced trauma. There will be regular counselling practise with time for feedback, reflection, supervision and a personal development group.

The course includes study days on the impact of different types of traumatic events including sexual violence, domestic abuse, pregnancy and birth, complex bereavement, natural disasters, war and conflict and accidents and life changing illness. The focus throughout the course is on how to work with trauma safely and ethically; the emphasis will be on skills development to enable counsellors to develop their confidence and competence in counselling clients who have been affected by trauma.

Entry requirements: Candidates must hold at least a Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling, or an equivalent qualification. Candidates must also be willing to work with clients who have experienced trauma in order to complete the required number of practical counselling hours. All candidates will be interviewed in order to assess their suitability for this qualification.

This course will be delivered via blended learning; all locations, dates and costs are in the information sheet.

Level 5 Diploma in Counselling for Trauma Information Sheet 2021 -2022

Level 5 Application Form

For any queries, or to submit an application form, please email training@newpathways.org.uk

Interviews to be held via Zoom.

Level 6 Certificate in Therapeutic Counselling Supervision

Coming in September 2021, we will be delivering a Level 6 Counselling Supervision qualification. This qualification is designed to give learners the knowledge, skills and competencies to provide clinical supervision for counselling practitioners.  It is aimed at counsellors who have acquired sufficient client work experience to contemplate the move into a clinical supervision role.

Participants will need to:

• Have both supervisees and supervisory supervision

• Be working as counsellors under supervision

This qualification is designed to lead to a role as a clinical counselling supervisor in a counselling agency or in independent practice. Supervision is an ongoing professional requirement for all practising counsellors and those with a recognised qualification are more likely to find employment. CPCAB accreditation pending (see CPCAB website for more information: CPCAB Level 6 Certificate in Supervision)

This course will be delivered via blended learning; all locations, dates and costs are in the information sheet.

Level 6 Supervision Course Information Sheet 2021-22

New Pathways Application Form L6 Supervision

Application Form Level 6

For any queries, or to submit an application form, please email training@newpathways.org.uk

Interviews to be held via Zoom.

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Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills

We have an exciting opportunity for people looking for a qualification in counselling skills.

Coming September 2021, we are running multiple Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills courses in venues across Wales. This course was developed by New Pathways in order to provide an introduction to counselling skills. The content and materials have been developed by experienced, local, practising counsellors who have additional qualifications in teaching and assessing. This CPCAB Level 2 qualification is recognised across the country (you can find information about the level 2 on CPCAB’s website: CPCAB Level 2 Certificate).

This course is the perfect opportunity for anyone interested in upskilling their listening skills: whether you already work in a person-facing or client-facing role, such as Human Resources, Social Work, Holistic Therapies, or Support Work etc, and you’d like to further improve your job-related skills; or whether you’re looking for work or opportunities in client-facing jobs and would like a recognised qualification to add to your CV; or whether this is your first step to a career in counselling or other therapeutic service.

No prior qualifications needed.

This course will be delivered via blended learning; all locations, dates and costs are in the information sheet.

Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills information sheet

Level 2 Application Form

For any queries, or to submit an application form, please email training@newpathways.org.uk

 

Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Studies

Coming in September, we are running a brand new courses in Level 3 Certificate Counselling Skills, in venues across Wales. This course is the next step into a counselling career. The content and materials have been developed by experienced, local, practising counsellors who have additional qualifications in teaching and assessing. This CPCAB Level 3 qualification is recognised across the country (you can find information about the level 3 on CPCAB’s website: CPCAB Level 3 Certificate).

This course is pre-practitioner level, and delves more into counselling theory, mental health and ethics, and prepares you for your step into professional counselling on the Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling. You will be introduced to the main theoretical approaches in counselling and this course will encourage personal growth and self awareness.

Entry requirements: You must have undertaken counselling skills training, e.g. our Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills, or equivalent units/qualifications of at least 75 Guided Learning Hours. Basic literacy skills will be required.

FAQ:

Can I start at level 3, or do I need to complete the level 2 first?
According to our awarding body, CPCAB, applications for Level 3 may be considered from applicants who do not possess the CPCAB L2 qualification, provided that they can provide documentary evidence that they have had a minimum of 75 taught hours of training at Level 2 or above in counselling skills from a reputable provider. Evidence of other qualifications, for example a BA in Psychology, will not suffice without specific counselling training. Applicants may wish to visit the CPCAB website for more information.

This course will be delivered via blended learning; all locations, dates and costs are in the information sheet.

Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Studies information sheet

Level 3 Application Form

For any queries, or to submit an application form, please email training@newpathways.org.uk