Core counsellor training

Begin your journey towards professional recognition with Whitebeam Associates

The teaching staff at Whitebeam Associates have been designing and delivering counsellor training programmes for many years. By signing up with Whitebeam Associates you will be working with a team of motivated, passionate professionals.

The training route is straight forward and requires the completion of three stages: a short introductory course; one-year intermediate course; a two-year diploma. This is a very common format in the UK, and it will eventually lead to professional recognition.

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The Three Stages of Counsellor Training

In order to gain professional recognition and be able to apply for registration with a Professional Standards Authority register, you must complete all stages of training

An Introduction to Counselling Skills

An Introduction to Counselling

Duration: 12 weeks (2.5 hours per session)

Academic Level: This course has been written at level 2 (think GCSE 9-4 OR A* – C)

Group size: 8 – 12 (Subject to COVID restrictions)

Venue: TBC

Tutor: TBC

Applications now open for Sep 2021

Certificate in Counselling Skills

A Certificate in Counselling Skills

Duration: 1 year part-time, term-time only

Academic Level: This course has been written at level 3 (think A-levels)

Group size: 8 – 12 (Subject to COVID restrictions)

Venue: TBC

Tutor: TBC

Available in 2022

Adv. Diploma in Counselling Practice

An Adv. Diploma in Counselling Practice

Duration: 2 years part-time, term-time only

Academic Level: This course has been written at level 5 (think HND / Foundation degree)

Group size: 8 – 12

Venue: TBC

Tutor: TBC

Available in 2022