L6 Diploma in Rape & Sexual Abuse Counselling

A specialist course enabling counsellors to work with Rape, Sexual Violence and Sexual Abuse, this diploma is run in conjunction with East Kent Rape Crisis Centre (EKRCC). The tutor will be Louise Mackinney. It comprises two parts:

PART 1:

Part 1 is a 30 hour Rape Crisis Training starting next in January 2022

Entry requirements:

  • Qualified counsellors OR
  • L4 Counselling Diploma students (who cannot progress to Part 2 until qualified)

PART 2:

Starting in September 2021, covers theory and practice of working with rape and sexual abuse, dissociation, shame, advanced skills for working with sexual abuse, attachment, working with children and an introduction to a number of trauma-oriented theories including: EMDR, Sensorimotor Psychotherapy, Traumatic Incident Reduction (TIR), Trauma-Focused CBT, Somatic Experiencing and more.

Entry requirements:

  • Having passed the Part 1 Rape Crisis Training (as above)
  • Having previously completed an EKRCC Part 1 training and submission of an Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) – details on application

Plus

  • Minimum L4 Diploma in Counselling
  • Minimum 50 hours of specific rape or sexual abuse counselling

Dates & times

Part 1

  • Next intake January 2022 – dates to be announced

Part 2

  • Starts in September 2021 - 8 Saturdays, 6 hours per day
  • 2021 - Sep 11th, Oct 9th, Nov 13th, Dec 11th 2022 - Jan 8th, Feb 12th, March 12th, April 9th

Fees

  • Part 1 - £500
  • Part 2 - £1500

We are happy to take a deposit and spread the remaining fees over a number of monthly payments

Applications

To apply for this course please click on the button below and we will contact you via email with application forms and process.

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This L6 course is accredited by the ABC Awards Quality Licence Scheme.
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At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme. This means that CCT has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 6 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed by CCT to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards/Certa endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

ABC Awards and Certa Awards have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. ABC Awards and Certa Awards combine over 180 years of expertise combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.

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