Counselling Skills

Counselling Skills

We are making some significant changes to our counselling qualifications. Some are being withdrawn and others replaced with new qualifications. These new counselling qualifications will be available to learners from 1 August 2019.

To offer new qualifications

Centres will need to apply to offer the new qualifications before they can deliver them to learners.

To apply, select the individual qualification and click ‘Offer this qualification’ and follow the steps to complete your application.

 

Key dates for withdrawn courses

L4 Diploma only

Action Date
Final registration L4 diploma only 9 December 2019
Operational End Date 31 December 2019
Final claim date 9 December 2022
Final certification date 31 December 2022

 

Level 2, 3, 5 and 6

Action Date
Final registration 24 July 2019
Operational End Date 31 July 2019
Final claim date 24 July 2022
Final certification date 31 July 2022

 

Qualification(s)

Operational End Date Withdrawn Units Assessment Packs
AIM Awards Level 2 Award in Introduction to Counselling 31/07/2019 Units  
AIM Awards Level 2 Award in Counselling: Communicating with Children and Young People  31/07/2019    
AIM Awards Level 2 Award in Counselling: Skills for the Workplace 31/07/2019    
AIM Awards Level 2 Award in Counselling: Working with Grief and Loss 31/07/2019    
AIM Awards Level 2 Award in Counselling: Working with Trauma  31/07/2019    
AIM Awards Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills 31/07/2019 Units  
AIM Awards Level 3 Award in Developing Counselling Skills 31/07/2019 Units  
AIM Awards Level 3 Certificate in Counselling 31/07/2019 Units  
AIM Awards Level 4 Certificate in Counselling: Cognitive-Behavioural Theory 31/07/2019    
AIM Awards Level 4 Certificate in Counselling: Integrating Theory and Practice 31/07/2019    
AIM Awards Level 4 Certificate in Counselling: Humanistic Theory 31/07/2019    
AIM Awards Level 4 Certificate in Counselling: Psychodynamic Theory 31/07/2019    
AIM Awards Level 4 Certificate in Counselling: Approaches to Addictive Behaviour 31/07/2019    
AIM Awards Level 4 Certificate in Counselling: Approaches to Brief Therapy 31/07/2019    
AIM Awards Level 4 Certificate in Approaches to Counselling Children and Young People 31/07/2019    
AIM Awards Level 4 Certificate in Approaches to Counselling in Organisations 31/07/2019    
AIM Awards Level 4 Certificate in Approaches to Couples Counselling 31/07/2019    
AIM Awards Level 4 Certificate in Counselling: Approaches to Working with Anxiety 31/07/2019    
AIM Awards Level 4 Certificate in Counselling: Approaches to Working with Depression 31/07/2019    
AIM Awards Level 4 Certificate in Counselling: Approaches to Working with Grief and Loss 31/07/2019    
AIM Awards Level 4 Certificate in Counselling: Approaches to Working with Stress 31/07/2019    
AIM Awards Level 4 Certificate in Counselling: Approaches to Working with Trauma 31/07/2019    
AIM Awards Level 4 Certificate in Counselling: Introduction to Transactional Analysis 31/07/2019    
AIM Awards Level 4 Certificate in Counselling: Effective Use of Supervision 31/07/2019    
AIM Awards Level 4 Certificate in Counselling: Setting Up a Practice 31/07/2019    
AIM Awards Level 4 Certificate in Counselling: Sex and Sexuality 31/07/2019    
AIM Awards Level 4 Diploma in Counselling Practice 31/07/2019 Units  
AIM Awards Level 5 Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling 31/07/2019 Units  
AIM Awards Level 6 Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling (Informed by Research) 31/07/2019 Units  

Final Registration date
Final date for submitting new registrations on the system

Final claim
Certification claims should be made on or before the final claim date. As part of the quality assurance process, please ensure all your claims are part of a sample seen by our external verifier. Ensure all your EV visits take place at least one month prior to the final certification date to allow certificates to be processed

Final certification
The final certification date is the final date we will produce certificates so re recommend that you plan to complete all learner assessment at least two months prior to this. Please ensure your learners have completed all portfolios of work in order to meet the assessment criteria. We are not able to process any registrations after this date.

Need more information?
Please contact your Customer Support Officer at enquiries@aimawards.org.uk

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