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Certificate in Addiction Counselling (SCQF credit rated)

Why take this course?

Addiction Counselling is one of the fastest growing counselling services in the UK. This is your opportunity to gain a qualification that will enhance your career and counselling practice. It is credit rated at second year BA/BSc level with 20 SCQF credits at level 8 and are transferrable to degree program from participating UK Universities.

This Certificate Course is designed for those interested or involved in either healthcare, social care, pastoral care and those dealing with vulnerable groups affected by various addictions.

Learning Method

On-Line/Distance Learning


Course Details

Course Number: CR350
Course Fee: £374.00
You can pay the full price or pay a deposit of £80.00 (0% APR), followed by 4 monthly payments of £73.50
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Course Info
Course Content
Course CR350 -  Certificate in Addiction Counselling has five Units:

  • Nature of addictions.
  • Drug & alcohol addiction.
  • Gambling, food and spending addiction.
  • Sexual addiction and Internet addiction.
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) to treat addictions.
  • CBT in action - case studies.
  • Support for families, referral networks and resources.

Materials supplied with this course
This course has 5 Units that include practice exercises and 4 tutor marked assignments. Information given includes current research, a note of recommended textbooks and websites.

This course is accredited by the ACCPH. The ACCPH are an independent professional body and register.

Credit Rated or CPD

The Certificate in Addiction Counselling is credit rated with 20 academic credits. Your Certificate will state the level and credits gained, successful candidates are also awarded a "Certificate of CPD" for their portfolio that states the number of study hours.

Cost - £374
You can pay the full price or pay a deposit of £80.00,
followed by 4 monthly payments of £73.50
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