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Counselling is a profession that is particularly in demand, especially in recent years with the increased awareness surrounding mental health. If you are an empathetic person who would like to help others and support them to work through their problems, counselling could be the perfect career for you.

Our accredited counselling courses are the perfect step into your future career. Whether you’re looking for an introduction to counselling, your Level 3 CPCAB qualification, or you’re ready for your BACP membership, we have the course for you.

Trips and visits

As this is a part-time adult counselling course, trips and visits are generally not applicable. However, there may be opportunities to visit higher education institutions to gain an insight into where your studies could take you.

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Adult Learner

Our counselling courses are suitable for complete beginners who are looking to take their first steps into counselling or those who already have some knowledge of this sector and are looking to expand their skills further. If you’re looking to start your professional career, our Level 2 Certificate Counselling course is a great place to start, or if you’re ready to gain your BACP professional membership, take a look at our Level 4 counselling course.

Our experienced tutors train students to the highest possible standard and prepare them for higher education or employment within this challenging yet rewarding field.

Meet our students

Julie Snell
The counselling team of tutors are out of this world in terms of their teaching skills, support and their own experience that they bring to each lecture and class.”

Julie decided to study counselling after she was involved in a life-changing accident that made her re-think her career path. After finishing Level 3 Certificate Counselling Skills at Warrington & Vale Royal College, she continued onto level 4.

When Julie finishes her Level 4 Therapeutic Counselling course, she hopes to work in a practice and begin to put all the skills she has learnt into action. She also hopes to continue to see clients from her current placement, as it has become such a special place for her.

Meet our tutors

Elizabeth Burgess

Elizabeth Burgess

Counselling Tutor Elizabeth Burgess has extensive industry experience, having taught for ten years at Buxton University before joining our teaching team here at Warrington & Vale Royal College.

Alongside teaching, Elizabeth runs her own private counselling practice, which means she is always up-to-date about any changes within the sector.

Elizabeth enjoys sharing her experience with her students and says the best part of working at the college is seeing her students grow and develop throughout their course.

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