Supervision for Counselling Practitioners

Now Cancelled


About This Course
This qualification is designed to lead to a role as a clinical counselling supervisor in a counselling agency or in independent practice.
Supervision is an ongoing professional requirement for all practising counsellors and this course will give the knowledge required for casework supervision

Required Knowledge
Candidates must have achieved any of the following qualifications or their RPL (recognised prior learning)

  • Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling OR
  • Level 5 Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling OR
  • Level 5 Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapeutic Skills and Theory
  • *Plus mandatory current practitioner experience (minimum recommendation 450hrs).

 This Qualification is designed for those learners who:
Want to be able to work as a counselling supervisor in a range of job and career opportunities, which include but not limited to:

· A supervisor employed by an agency or organisation that offers individual counselling to adults.

· A private supervisor working for an organisation such as a wellness/mental health setting.

· A supervisor in private practice.


Content overview:

The Supervision for Counselling Practitioners will cover:
Standards and Ethics for Supervision
Supervision Theory and Application
Diversity in a Supervisory Context
Interpersonal Relationships in Supervision
Supervisor and Supervisee Self Awareness in Casework
Self Reflection in Supervision


Additional Requirements:
                            Supervision work:               minimum of 15 hours with supervisees
                            Supervisory supervision:    minimum of 5 hours supervisory supervision hours with a
                                                                           senior/experienced clinical supervisor, on a one to one basis

Internal Unit Assessment:         Candidate written assignments throughout the course
Case Assessments:                      Recorded and Transcribed Supervision Session and written reflection.


Pass:         Candidates must pass both the internal unit assessments and the case assessment. 

Fail:           Failure to complete any assignments consigned to this course, or, assignments that do not meet course criteria.  


Supervision Level 6
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