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Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements




  • Diploma in Person-centred or humanistic counselling or psychotherapy
  • Evidence of working towards BACP Counsellor/Psychotherapy accreditation or equivalent


  • Willingness/ opportunity to undertake 60 hours of placement practice in an existing school counselling or youth counselling agency. NB. Support to secure a placement that will enable this requirement to be met maybe possible through the course


And for the supervision option:-

Qualification to provide supervision to counsellors and psychotherapists (e.g Certificate or Diploma in Supervision).

NB. Applicants with significant experience as a counselling supervisor may apply for equivalence to this requirement.


Application Procedures

Applicants must complete the application form. This must be accompanied by:

  • A full CV
  • Two references
  • A passport sized photograph


Your application will be reviewed to ensure that the basic entry requirements are met. You will then be invited to a

course orientation.


Enhanced disclosures via the Criminal Records Bureau and appropriate references attesting to the applicant’s

suitability to work with young people are essential components of the entry process. (If applicants do not have a current

enhanced CRB/DBS we will run one through Metanoia once the applicant has been interviewed.)


Please note: relevant application materials (eg. copies of certificates etc.) should be submitted at the same time in

order for us to process your application as quickly as possible.