Counselling Training

Walk Tall offers counselling qualifications. We offer 3 main accredited qualifications which you will find more details on below. If you would like further information and would like to talk to us then please give us a call or complete our Contact Form for further information. We look forward to hearing from you.


  • Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills

    Starts October

    • An 30 week course that, on completion, will give eligibility for the Level 3 Certificate course.
    • Key elements of Psychodynamic, Person-centred, Existential and Cognitive Behavioural Theories.
    • Personal Development training.
    • Group Counselling Skills training.

    Entry Requirement

    • Prior learning not necessary but suitability will be assessed by application form and interview.
    • Candidates must display emotional maturity and stability.
    • Candidates must display a commitment to learning, diversity and personal growth.
    • Candidates must be 18 years and over.

    Time Requirement

    One day a week, currently Mondays between 10am and 2pm (days and times are subject to change).

    Funding may be available for the unemployed and low waged for the Level 2 course. Please enquire about eligibility.

    If you wish to apply on to the Level 2 or if you would like more information, then please contact us on 01474 560834 or use the contact form to get in touch.

  • Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Skills

    Starts October

    • A 30 week course that, on completion, will give eligibility for Level 4 Diploma course.
    • Basic Theory including Psychodynamic, Person-centred, Existential, CBT and Integrative.
    • Counselling Skills include active listening, body language, questioning, boundary keeping, resolution of difficult situations.
    • Group experiential process.

    Entry Requirement

    • Prior learning not necessary but suitability will be assessed by application form and interview.
    • Candidates must display emotional maturity and stability.
    • Candidates must display a commitment to learning, diversity and personal growth.
    • Candidates must be 18 years and over.

    Time Requirement

    One day per week. Currently on Saturdays Times: 10am to 2pm (possibly subject to change).

    If you wish to apply on to the Level 2 or if you would like more information, then please contact us on 01474 560834 or use the contact form to get in touch.

  • Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling

    Starts October

    This course will qualify you as a counselling practitioner. In addition to sound theoretical study, you will develop advanced counselling skills and be required to take a counselling placement.

    The course is part time and run over two years

    • A 2 year course.
    • Each year is 30 weeks/1 day per week, plus supervision arrangement, plus some Saturdays.
    • Professional Organisational Issues in Counselling
    • Counselling in a Diverse Society
    • Counselling Theory including Psychodynamic, Person-Centred, Existential and CBT.
    • Advanced Counselling Skills, building on Level 3 learning and including onward referral. "Fishbowl" and "Triad" exercises.
    • Research Methodologies in Counselling
    • Group Experiential process.
    • Placement counselling requirement in Year 2.
    • Saturday modules to be announced.

    Also Included

    • In-house placement counselling opportunities.
    • In-house Group supervision of placement counselling.
    • Established post-qualification "Partnership" process, allowing you to begin your Private Practice.

    Entry Requirement

    • Completion of Level 3 or equivalent (prior learning taken into consideration). Suitability also assessed by application form and interview.
    • Personal Therapy commitment during study.
    • Candidates must display emotional maturity and stability.
    • Candidates must display a commitment to learning, diversity and personal growth.
    • Candidates must be 19 years and over.

    Time Requirement

    • Exact dates and times to be confirmed
    • Group Supervision 1 1/2 hrs/week
    • 6 Saturdays across the 2 years (TBC)
    • 30 hours personal therapy per year.

    If you wish to apply on to the Level 4 or if you would like more information, then please contact us on 01474 560834 or use the contact form to get in touch.

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