Paper Based Externally Marked Assessments
The follow qualifications contain paper-based examinations which take place on set dates in the year:
- Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills
- Level 3 Certificate in Counselling
- Level 4 Diploma in Counselling Practice
- Level 5 Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling
- Level 6 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling Supervision
In addition to passing the examination, the learner must also complete the relevant assessment pack in order to achieve the qualification. See the full qualification specifications for information on the assessment packs (via the links above).
We have two exam series each year; January and June:
|Level 2 (Certificate)||13th June||14:00||1 Hour|
|Level 3||14th June||14:00||2 Hours|
|Level 4 (Embarking on Practice)||13th June||10:00||2 Hours|
|Level 4 (Counselling Practicum)||21st June deadline||N/A||N/A|
|Level 5||14th June||10:00||3 Hours|
|Level 2 (Certificate)||Tuesday 9th January||14:00||1 Hour|
|Level 3||Wednesday 10th January||14:00||2 Hours|
|Level 4 (Embarking on Practice)||Tuesday 9th January||10:00||2 Hours|
|Level 4 (Counselling Practicum)||21st January Deadline||N/A||N/A|
|Level 5||Wednesday 10th January||10:00||3 Hours|
Online On-Demand Multiple Choice Examination
The Level 2 Award in Introduction to Counselling contains an online on-demand assessment. This can be taken at any point throughout the year.
To book learners onto the assessment, you must inform us of the intended date and time of your online examination by email at least three working days before the intended date.
We will send examination login details for the examination to you at least 48 hours before the intended time/date of examination so that your learners can access the exam at the scheduled time.
Are Sample Assessments Available?
Yes! They can be downloaded from the 'sample papers' page.