If you’re looking to help learners become counsellors, then choosing the right awarding organisation that offers the right qualifications is crucial.
Skills and Education Group Awards should be at the top of your list – here are a few reasons why.
Counselling is one of our specialisms
Counselling is consistently one of our most successful qualification sectors. In the 2020/21 academic year, it was our second most popular sector with over 4200 learners registering on our qualifications. The Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling is consistently one of the most popular Skills and Education Group Awards qualifications.
By choosing Skills and Education Group Awards, you’re choosing an awarding organisation that is experienced in the counselling sector.
We help learners meet the requirements for becoming qualified counsellors
Our qualifications are designed to help individuals start their career in counselling. They have been developed in association with Skills for Health, the Sector Skills Council for the Health and Social Care Sector, ensuring that they meet the needs of the industry.
In order to become a qualified counsellor, learners must complete certain basic training requirements. The Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling includes supervised placement hours, enabling learners to meet these requirements. Completion of the qualification is a key step towards becoming a qualified counsellor.
We support the full learner journey
Skills and Education Group Awards offers counselling qualifications at Levels 2, 3 and 4. We support learners at all stages in their journey towards becoming a counsellor.
Learners must complete a Level 3 counselling qualification before they can progress to the Level 4 Diploma. We offer both the Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Skills and the Level 3 Diploma in Counselling Skills.
Skills and Education Group Awards provides a comprehensive package of counselling qualifications to support the full learner journey. By choosing us as your awarding organisation, you can offer learners everything they need to achieve their career ambitions.
We make a positive impact
Skills and Education Group Awards is part of the wider Skills and Education Group – a charitable organisation that is dedicated to advancing skills and education in order to improve lives.
So, by choosing Skills and Education Group Awards, you’re not just choosing an awarding organisation – you’re choosing an organisation that is making positive change locally, nationally and internationally. In our latest Impact Report, you can read a range of stories about the difference the Group has made to learners, education providers, and the wider further education and skills sector.
Furthermore, you can access a range of additional benefits through the Skills and Education Group – including a huge variety of extra qualifications through BIIAB, professional development opportunities, and discounts on your annual fee through Group membership.
You can browse all of our counselling qualifications here.