City of Bristol College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of Plymouth


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Course summary

If you want to gain a professional qualification which enables you to practice as a counsellor in a number of settings or you would like to enhance your current employment role with qualified counsellor status then this is the course for you. We expect students to join BACP for the duration of this course as part of a commitment to professional development. You will also undertake a helping placement and you will start your counselling placement and practice as a trainee counsellor in an approved counselling setting to achieve 100 supervised counselling hours. Student will be required to have a up to date DBS ( CRB ) Check in place by start of course

Course details

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

56 UCAS points, access to a Higher Education Diploma to have completed a DBS check three A Levels or equivalent or a minimum of Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills to be eligible to become a student member of BACP or the NCS five GCSEs at grade 9-4 (A*-C) or equivalent including English and Maths. We may accept students who do not meet the typical entry requirements if you have relevant experience. Applications are considered on an individual basis.

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)


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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £6000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £6000 Year 1
Scotland £6000 Year 1
Wales £6000 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Sponsorship information

Because the college does not have large class sizes you get much more support and attention while you are learning, as well as tutorial support throughout your studies. Our tuition fees are lower than many universities and that's not all. Just like Universities you can apply to Student Support England for funding to support your studies. This Couse is Accredited by the National Counselling Society.

Counselling at City of Bristol College - UCAS