Counselling (2nd year entry)

Glasgow Clyde College


Anniesland Campus


This course builds on knowledge, skills and attitudes relevant to the theory and professional practice of counselling. Developed in partnership with BACP, successful completion may lead to eligibility to apply for membership to the professional voluntary register via BACP Certificate of Proficiency.

Units include:
Values and Principles of Practice; Self Evaluation for Counsellors; Supervised Practice; Personal Development in a Counselling Skills Setting; Research Skills; Contemporary Humanistic Counselling Theory; Psychopathology; Professional Standards; Graded Unit; BACP Certificate of Proficiency.

The course requires attendance of two days per week combined with two days per week in supervised practice and one day of self-directed study.

Candidates are required to gain Student Membership of BACP prior to entering into practice and be covered by an appropriate Indemnity Insurance policy.

Entry Requirements

HNC Counselling. Interview.

Progression Routes

Successful students may progress to BACP COP exam.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Social Care, Counselling and Communities

SCQF Level