Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling (TCL4)

The Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling (TCL4) is accredited by the CPCAB and approved by BACP. The course consists of 420 hours of teaching time in addition to self-study and the completion of reflective learning logs. This course provides you with a nationally recognised qualification so that you can start working in counselling agencies. With experience and support from your supervisor: you may decide to open a private practice.


The course requires you to start volunteering as a Counsellor within a placement, usually within the voluntary and charitable sector. Candidates need to have successfully completed a Level 2 counselling skills course that involved at least 90 hours of learning, and a Level 3 Counselling Studies qualification of at least 90 hours. Candidates will need to fill out an application form, providing 2 references and be interviewed. It is mandatory that learners have at least Level 2 English Language and IT skills to produce the portfolio and we will talk this through with you.


Awarding body

Counselling & Psychotherapy Central Awarding Body

Course dates:

Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling (TCL4) on Wednesday from 9.00 - 17.00. Costing £3,500 and starting on Wednesday 23/09/20.

Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling (TCL4) on Saturday from 9.00 - 17.00. Costing £3,500 and starting Saturday on 26/09/20.


REQUIRES: Level 2 and 3 qualifications or 180 hours in counselling and training ​


Applications can be made by sending the below, completed, application form to admin@nwlct.london

                                                                                    Information sheet TCL4       

                                                                                     Application form TCL4