Counselling at Coleg Sir Gar - UCAS

Course summary

The foundation degree is a two year full-time course, leading to a qualification in therapeutic counselling. The course is accredited by the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP). As such, this course is monitored by BACP and meets their training standards. You will need to complete 100 hours of counselling practice in a suitable placement in order to complete this course.


Counselling theory: looking critically at the ideas behind counselling Counselling practice and professional issues: core ethical, equal opportunity, professional and practice issues, diversity and inclusion Clinical practice: counselling placement Personal development: developing self-awareness and understanding responses to others

Assessment method

The foundation degree is intended for those wishing to qualify as counsellors. You will need to complete 100-150 hours of supervised practice in a suitable counselling placement in order to gain a BACP accredited counselling qualification. Counselling practice needs to be a majority of face-to-face in person counselling with adults (minimum 51%) or children and young people (maximum 70%). Students are required to have a minimum of 20 hours of personal therapy whilst on the course. The course includes a 60 credit work-based learning module which is met through the counselling placement (notionally 600 hours learning).

How to apply

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Ammanford Campus
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9000 Year 1
Scotland £9000 Year 1
Wales £9000 Year 1
International £11000 Year 1

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Counselling at Coleg Sir Gar - UCAS