LOTUS TRAINING COURSES

Our courses are accredited with the Counselling and Psychotherapy Central Awarding Body (CPCAB) – the largest awarding body for counselling in the UK and the only one run by counsellors for counsellors.

We offer a progressive pathway :- levels 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6. Whatever level you are studying, your personal development is an important part of our training.

Certificate in Counselling Skills - Level 2

Mon 13th September 2021

5.30-9.00pm

We offer hybrid learning which means students can attend the course face to face or access the sessions remotely via zoom. Out of county applicants are welcome. 

This qualification is designed to give learners the underpinning knowledge, skills and competencies to use counselling skills ethically and safely in a variety of contexts and roles.

This qualification is for:

  • Those starting the first level of training as a professional counsellor
  • Those who want to learn counselling skills in other professional or helping roles
  • Those who want to improve their professional and personal relationships as part of personal development.
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Certificate in Counselling Studies - Level 3

Tues 19th October 2021

5.45 – 9:00pm

This qualification is intended for candidates who have already  acquired a recognised qualification in counselling skills and want to:-

  1. Take the next step in training to become a counsellor.
  2. Learn more about counselling theory, ethic and mental health.
  3. Be prepared for work as a professional counsellor in an agency setting.
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Two Year Diploma in Mindfulness based Therapeutic Counselling - Level 4

New course starts

20th October 2021

Wed eve, 5.30-9:00pm

This two-year part-time qualification gives learners the knowledge, skills and competencies to work as a therapeutic counsellor in an agency context.  It is designed to lead to an employed or voluntary role in a counselling agency  in both health care and non-medical settings.

The course will run on Thurs evenings, 5.30pm – 9.00pm. There will be a number of Saturday workshops and a three-day residential  (Fri-Sun) in the second year.

(The course fees can be paid by instalments over three years)

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Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling, Level 5

Working in independent practice

Now recruiting for 

Fri 24th September 2021

  This qualification is designed to give learners the knowledge, skills and competencies to work as self-employed counsellors in independent practice. It also equips learners to take on a senior counselling role in an organisational context where client assessment, referral and routine evaluation is part of the role.

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