When Counselling Examinations Take Place

Paper Based Externally Marked Assessments

The follow qualifications contain paper-based examinations which take place on set dates in the year:

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:

January 2018

Paper Date Start time Duration 
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.


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