1Course Overview

Professional Client Practice Level 4

Course code: SH004

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Boost your client practice skills, from home!

This course is perfect for practitioners of many different industries including Coaching, Counselling, Designing or Planning.

This course will allow you to:

  • Research and compose a statement of professional standards for your chosen industry
  • Devise an analytical process which enables client’s needs and expectations to be identified and agreed
  • Analyse client’s briefs and development implementation plans
  • Compose a portfolio of practical experiences, including reviews, records and client feedback
  • Study from home, at your own pace

All course materials will be delivered to you by post, so it couldn't be easier. Our experienced and friendly tutors will help you every step of the way by email.

You can work at your own pace. Completed coursework can be delivered by post or via email, so handing in an assignment is simple.

Boost your career opportunities and equip yourself with the skills you need for your long term success. Home learning is simple and stress-free, so enrol with us today!

This course is approved by the ACCPH (Accredited Counsellors, Coaches, Psychotherapists and Hypnotherapists), at the end of this course students will be able to join and become a member of the ACCPH. The ACCPH is an independent self-regulated professional body for counsellors, psychotherapists and hypnotherapists. 

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2Course Content
Unit 1: Identifying professional standards, ethics and codes of practice
  • Ethics and standards
  • Client confidentiality
  • Industry codes of practice
  • Developing a client contract
Unit 2: Identifying, negotiating and agreeing the client brief
  • Meeting the client
  • Identifying client needs
  • Setting expectations
  • Agreeing the end point
Unit 3: Planning and implementing the client assignment
  • Stating client needs and clarifying outcomes
  • Outlining the client assignment process
  • Agreeing responsibilities
  • Financial matters
  • Setting milestones and review points
  • Establishing a timetable
Unit 4: Concluding the client assignment and obtaining client sign-off
  • Recording progress
  • Negotiating revisions to the programme
  • Obtaining client feedback
  • Resolving difficulties
Unit 5: Reviewing the assignment and identifying further professional development
  • Building a portfolio
  • Analysing feedback
  • Summarising outcomes
  • Self-assessment
  • Planning further personal development
3Other Information
Assessment

This course is assessed by a series of written assignments. These assignments will then be sent and marked by your tutor. There is no external examination required for this course.

Course Duration

You may start at any time and have a full year to complete your studies. We suggest that the course will take approximately 90 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 posted to you, so receiving your course is hassle-free. You will also receive our tutor support by email, so help is only a click away!

Course Outcomes

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement by ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (This lists details of all the units you have completed as part of your course).

The course itself has been designed by Study House to meet specific learners’ or employers’ requirements. The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards’ Quality Licence Scheme. This means Study House have undergone external quality checks to ensure that the organisation and the courses’ it offers meet a high standard. Regular reviews of our courses are carried out as part of the endorsement process.

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.

The course depth and study has been benchmarked at Level 4 against level descriptors published by Ofqual.

ABC Awards are a national awarding organisation that have years of experience in developing and awarding high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. They have a comprehensive portfolio of over 650 Ofqual regulated qualifications on the national Qualifications and Credit framework (QCF) for all ages and abilities post-14.

This course is approved by the ACCPH (Accredited Counsellors, Coaches, Psychotherapists and Hypnotherapists), at the end of this course students will be able to join and become a member of the ACCPH. The ACCPH is an independent self-regulated professional body for counsellors, psychotherapists and hypnotherapists. 

4Q&As

Your Questions Answered

What skills are needed to enrol onto this course?

There are no requirements for this course, therefore you can start at any time!

Is there a time limit for the completion of this course?

You may start at any time and have a full year to complete your studies. It is truly flexible and is designed to be adaptable around your lifestyle and other commitments.

What is included in the cost of my course?
  • Dedicated personal tutor support
  • Dedicated student support
  • Assignment marking and feedback
  • FREE CV writing service
  • Comprehensive study guide
  • Exclusive Open Study College Pen
  • Student study planner
  • Three colour highlighter
  • Student notebook
  • Document wallet
Do I have to sit in an exam?

No. We will issue certification based on your coursework alone.

Are there any additional costs?

No, everything you need is included in the price!

How do I get my work assessed?

You will send your work to your personal course tutor for them to mark and return to you. On successful completion of the course you will be awarded your certification.

What if I still have questions?

That’s not a problem. We want to make sure you’re 100% confident about enrolling on the course and starting your study. So, just give our Student Support Team a call on 03300 563 100 and they’ll do their best to help.

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