|ABC Awards Code||D4102-04|
|Total Qualification Time||620|
This qualification is made up of credit rated units developed in association with Skills for Health, the Sector Skills Council for the Health and Social Care Sector. When combined with the ABC Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Skills, it meets the basic training requirement for recognition as a qualified counsellor and also contains supervised placement hours. Learners will complete this qualification with a comprehensive and full understanding of the following:
Please note: ABC Awards is unable to advise individual learners on submissions and urges learners with any course or assessment related questions to contact their centres for guidance and assistance that you may require.
Counselling Placement Unit Webinars
In September 2017, ABC Awards updated the guidance and associated documents for the Counselling Placement Unit within the ABC Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling. We produced a webinar in which we explain these changes, which can be accessed from here-
Counselling Placement Unit Update Webinar.
In addition, in February 2018 we held a Q&A webinar on the unit which gave centres the opportunity to submit questions they had regarding the Learning Outcomes or Assessment Criteria of the unit, on any aspects of the units’ administration or on the online e-portfolio for the unit, AchieveLive. We also recommend viewing this webinar, which can be accessed from here-
Counselling Placement Unit Q&A Webinar.
Learners who complete this qualification may progress to Postgraduate and Post Qualifying courses in counselling studies. Many learners progress towards national accreditation status with professional lead bodies.