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CIE Level 5 Diploma in Therapeutic Person-Centred Counselling

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Are you interested in learning about how you can help someone recover from an addiction? Maybe you want to learn how to support a child that is in a bad place? This course will give you all of the information you need to help someone through a very dark time in their life.

  • Understand how to use information, communication and technology ICT.
  • Discover counselling strategies for both adults and children.
  • Learn how to help someone through bereavement.
  • Explore how to support someone that is addicted to alcohol and drugs.
  • Understand money can be an enemy for some people.
  • Study cognitive behavioural therapy and explain its approaches.
  • Learn about how to deal with someone that has lost a loved one to war, suicide, terrorism and violence.
This course is only available to study online.
Course overview

This level 5 diploma is focused on developing your skills in person-centred counselling, developing your therapeutic skills. The course will allow you to study when and where you want, at your own pace.

You will receive all of the course material through an online eLearning portal, so it couldn’t be easier. Our experienced and friendly tutors are always a click away by email, giving you advice and helping you through your course.

Develop your interest and knowledge by enrolling now and join the 100,000 students that have already done so.

Course Duration

Up to 2 years.

Study Hours

140 hours per unit.

Course Outcome

CIE Level 5 Diploma in Therapeutic Person-Centred Counselling.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.


An ePortfolio consisting of 16 tutor marked assessments. You will also have to take part in self-assessment activities, do your own independent research and conduct your own reflective journal.

Course content

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You are required to create an ePortfolio. After each unit you will have to send your work by email to your tutor. This means you will have 16 tutor marked assessments. You will also have to take part in self-assessment activities, do your own independent research and conduct your own reflective journal.

Course Duration

You may start at any time and have up to 2 years to complete your studies. We suggest that each unit within the course will take approximately 140 hours to complete. This is more than enough time to give you flexibility and work at your own pace without the pressure of deadlines.

Study Method

You will study this course by distance learning, which will enable you to learn when and where you want. You can study from home or at work; it is completely up to you. All your materials will be emailed to you. You will also receive tutor support by email, so help is only a click away!

Course Outcomes

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a CIE Level 5 Diploma in Therapeutic Person-Centred Counselling.

Awarding Body

This course is awarded by CIE. CIE (Centre for Interactive Education) is an innovative awarding organisation in the UK. Their courses are known to allow learners to study in an interactive and effective way and in a time-efficient manner without compromising the quality of learning.

This course is thoroughly checked to ensure the best practice of quality assurance.

The completion of this course alone does not lead to an Ofqual regulated qualification, but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills towards regulated qualifications in the future. The unit summary can be used as evidence towards your Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this sector.


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