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Careers Counselling Level 5 Diploma

Price: £1,950.00Course Code: VPS018
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( Tracy Romano, 08/07/2013 ) Q: Hi, I have a couple of questions; 1. Is there a start date to enrol in the Diploma of Career Development? 2. Can I use credits in this course to later complete the Diploma of Life Coaching 3. Do those credits also reduce the $$ of the Life Coaching diploma? 3. Is there a discount for paying upfront, if so, could you please tell me how much. I am located in Australia, if that makes any difference. Thank you for your time. Kind Regards, Tracy
( 12/07/2013 ) A: 1. There is not start date to any of our courses, you begin whenever you wish. 2. Yes you will be able to use this in fulfilling the criteria in another diploma with us. 3. It should reduce the cost of an extra diploma as you would already be a valued customer with us. 4. The discount price is £1230 if paid up front. It is £1950 on an installment plan. 5. Your location does not make any difference to your distance learning experience. You will have access to all the same benefits as all our students.

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Careers Counselling Level 5 Diploma

If you love advising people in choosing the right career then become a Careers Counsellor. This in depth level 5 Diploma in Careers Counselling offers you an insight into the work of a careers counsellor. It will provide you with a good grounding in the field of careers counselling, life coaching, counselling and psychology, providing you with the skills to work in careers counselling. 

Careers Counselling – This is a mainly verbal process, where the counsellor and client are in a collaborative and dynamic relationship, focusing on identifying and acting on the goals of the client.  The counselor uses their repertoire of techniques and processes, to help the client come to an understanding of the options available.

Among other things, Careers Counselling may involve helping people:

  •     Identify the best job for their skills and interests
  •     Find any job to meet their personal and financial needs
  •     Find a better or more appropriate job for their situation
  •     Achieve job satisfaction through appropriate choices
  •     Plan and cope with career changes
  •     Better adapt to the workplace
  •     Improve their potential for advancement in the workplace
  •     Identify new career possibilities when circumstances change.
  •     To be able to assist a client in each or any of these processes, a Careers Counselor must be aware of:
  •     The diverse nature of employment opportunities
  •     The requirements for success in different types of jobs
  •     Reasons that people hire and fire employees
  •     Workplace conditions including contract law, industrial relations systems, health and safety issues, ethics -
  •     useful contacts among employers, government departments, funding bodies,
  •     professional associations, industry experts, etc
  •     Factors that hinder or promote a person’s job-seeking effectiveness
  •     Trends in the local job market.


This Course is Taught By: 
Iona Lister course tutorIona Lister

Her Background: Licentiate, Speech and Language Therapy, UK, Diploma in Advanced Counselling Skills.

She has been a  clinician and manager of health services for fifteen years, and a trainer for UK-based medical charities, focusing on psychosocial issues, mental health disorders, and also the promotion of communication skills for people in helping roles. As a freelance writer, she contributes articles for magazines, has written four published books, and has written course material on coaching and counselling related fields. 


Lesson Structure:- Diploma in Career Counselling VPS018

Core Modules:  These 3 modules form the foundation of this Diploma

  1.     Counselling Skills I BPS109
  2.     Careers Counselling BPS202
  3.     Life Coaching BPS305

Elective Modules:  (Choose 3 modules from the 15 modules below)

  1.     Business Studies BBS101
  2.     Counselling Skills II BPS110
  3.     Introduction To Psychology BPS101
  4.     Counselling Techniques BPS206
  5.     Professional Practice In Counselling BPS207
  6.     Professional Supervision BPS301
  7.     Industry Project BIP000
  8.     Educational Psychology BPS105
  9.     Psychology in the Workplace BPS103 (Industrial Psychology)
  10.     Motivation VBS111
  11.     Stress Management VPS100
  12.     Adolescent Psychology BPS211
  13.     Developmental Psychology BPS210
  14.     Entrepreneurship BBS204
  15.     Psychopharmacology (Drugs & Psychology) BPS302

Please Note:   each module in this Diploma is a certificate in its own right, and may be studied separately.


ACCPH accredited course logo This course is accredited by ACCPH and allows you to join as a professional member after completion. Membership allows you to add the letters MACCPH after your name (post-nominals).
Course Info
How Do Our Tuition Fees Compare?Full time classroom based Further Education Courses - Approx. £5,000 per year - Part-time classroom based Adult Education Courses - Approx. £7.00 per hour - N.B. classroom tuition means you learn at the pace of the class. One-to-one private tuition - from £15.00 per hour - ADL one-to-one tution fees - From £340 per 100 Hour Course = Average of £3.40 per hour - N.B. one-to-one tuition is tailored to your own individual learning availability and pace.
Course StartBegin your learning at any time.
Course Prerequisite None - Our course levels are an indication of the depth of learning you should receive. They do not describe the level of difficulty.
Course Qualification (Study Option A)Endorsed Qualification from TQUK - Training Qualifications UK, an Ofqual Approved Awarding Organisation - Completed written assignments and final evaluation per course/module to be taken.
Course Qualification (Study Option B)Certificate of Attainment from ADL - Completed written assignments only - no final evaluation.
Comparative Credits InformationUK Course Credits: 60 - U.S. Credit Hours: 18 - when compared to regulated courses.
Course Duration and DeadlinesCourse hours given are a guide only. You will be encouraged to work at your own pace to learn as much as you can, with no assignment deadlines or end date by which you must complete your course by. You are in control!
Study SupportPersonal tutor/mentor support from industry relevant professionals throughout your whole course. Mentors are contactable by e-mail, telephone and through the Moodle online classroom. They provide assistance with your course material, plus discuss, explain and give advice when needed. They will also mark and grade your assignments, plus provide constructive and helpful feedback vital to your success.
Suitability for Self Employment and Small BusinessesOur courses are ideal for sole traders and small business owners and their staff. Customer confidence in what you can do will determine how successful you are in getting clients. Doing the job right using the correct knowledge and skills, leads to repeat business and referrals to friends, family and work colleagues. Completing one or more of our courses for the service you have to offer, will give you the tools to achieve this and grow your business.
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Designing Your Own QualificationBundle up your choice of related courses to form your own qualification. Our Advanced Certificates (4 courses), Diplomas (6 courses), Advanced Diplomas (8 courses) and Higher Advanced Diplomas (12 courses), are used to differentiate between the in-depth knowledge and skills you will acquire in your chosen area of study. e.g. Advanced Certificate in Turf Care Management, which includes individual courses: Turf Care, Sports Turf Care, Turf Repair and Renovation and Turf Grasses.
How Can I Enrol?Online by selecting your study option, learning materials, plus payment option and then clicking the Enrol Now button - By contacting us for an application form - By telephoning us on 01227 789 649 (International: 0044 1227 789 649). Lines open 9am till 5pm Monday to Friday, excluding Bank Holidays and between Christmas and New Year.
How Can I Get a Pro-forma Invoice for my Employer?Contact us with details and we will email your employer an invoice. We will need: employer's name, address, telephone number, email address and contact name. We will also require your name, telephone number, email address, date of birth and the course and code you wish to enrol for.
ACCPH Professional AccreditationAccredited by ACCPH, which allows you to join as a professional member after completion. Membership means you can add the letters MACCPH after your name.

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Previous Customer Experiences with our CoursesWoman leaping to the next level in her career development

"Fantastic Teacher. Well organised modules. Assignments force me to learn and research more so I can prepare well for exams. I really enjoyed studying via ADL.  I can now continue study at Ulster University which accept my certificate from ADL".    Level 4,  Advanced Certificate in Applied Science,  VSC001,  Stanislawa,  Poland.

Its with great pleasure I am announcing you my new job as 'Park Manager' for a 5 star hotel in Reunion Island.  Its definitely my courses with ADL (Botany, Agronomy and Trees for Rehabilitation) which were decisive for my nomination. Accordingly, my sincere thanks goes to all the ADL team.

"The course was a valuable learning experience as it provided me with the knowledge and understanding for me as a Careers Advisor. The feedback was very good from my tutor, and allowed me to  build upon my assignments that were marked. The comments were very informative  and very useful. Well written course material."  Andrew W, Careers  Counselling, UK

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