CPCAB Level 5 Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapeutic Skills and Theory

Key Facts
  • Starts October 2021
  • Course Type Part Time
  • Duration 18 Weeks
  • You Need 2 Requirements needed View


This qualification is intended for candidates who want to develop CBT skills and theory as an integral part of their professional counselling work.

What will I learn

This qualification is designed to enhance the employability of counsellors in organisational settings and as independent practitioners by giving them a solid grounding in CBT skills and theory. CBT is one of the NICE recommended psychological therapies and counsellors with CBT skills are often favoured above those without in multidisciplinary psychological therapy teams especially the Increasing Access to Psychological Therapy (IAPT) teams.

How will I learn

Learning will be classroom based with a variety of lectures, role play, skills practice, group work and individual study.

What's next

Learners who achieve this qualification could progress to the BA (Hons) in Therapeutic Counselling or Low/Hi Intensity CBT programmes/and or Masters in Counselling.

Additional Information

Please note that 'online Counselling' courses do not count as recognised prior learning. You must be qualified as a counsellor to be able to undertake this course.

This course will prepare you for your professional level training to become a counsellor
An opportunity to engage in learning from tutors who are current practitioners in Counselling
A growing interest in this profession
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