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How to become a child counsellor

How to become a child counsellor

Whether you’re starting your journey to train as a child counsellor from scratch, part-way through a course or making a transition from adult counselling, take your next step with Place2Be.

Being a qualified child counsellor

Start your child counselling training

Start your child
counselling training

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Taster day

(1 day) The entry point to our qualifications and a prerequisite for all subsequent courses.

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Level 2

(8 days once a week) First step for those who have completed a Taster Day and have no prior counselling training.

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Level 3

(15 days once a week) Next step for Level 2 graduates from Place2Be or elsewhere who have completed a Taster Day.

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Counselling
placement

(1 day per week in term time)

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Postgraduate Diploma

(2 years part time plus placement) Next step for Level 3 graduates from Place2Be or elsewhere who have completed a Taster Day.

Qualified child counsellor

Qualified child counsellor

Qualified child counsellor

Qualified child counsellor

arrow

Taster day

(1 day) The entry point to our qualifications and a prerequisite for all subsequent courses.

arrow

Level 2

(8 days once a week) First step for those who have completed a Taster Day and have no prior counselling training.

arrow

Level 3

(15 days once a week) Next step for Level 2 graduates from Place2Be or elsewhere who have completed a Taster Day.

arrow

Counselling
placement

(1 day per week in term time)

arrow

Postgraduate Diploma

(2 years part time plus placement) Next step for Level 3 graduates from Place2Be or elsewhere who have completed a Taster Day.

Qualified child counsellor

Qualified child counsellor