Centre for Personal & Professional Development

Course Time Commitments

CERTIFICATE:

  • The Certificate is a one-year part-time course, spanning three terms.

  • It commences with an introductory weekend: Saturday and Sunday, 10am-4pm and finishes with an ending weekend: Saturday and Sunday, 10am-4pm

  • Each term consists of ten weekly evening seminars: 6pm-9:30pm 

  • There are 3 assignments to be completed and we advise students to set aside time for reading 

 

DIPLOMA

  • The Diploma is a one-year part-time course, spanning three terms.

  • and finishes with an ending Saturday and Sunday, 10am-4pmIt commences with an introductory weekend: Saturday and Sunday, 10am-4pm. weeked: Saturday and Sunday, 10am-4pmIn addition there is a mid-year weekend: 

  • Each term consists of ten weekly evening seminars: 6pm-9:30pm 

  • Additionally, there are 3 compulsory weekend training courses on Working with Children & Young People, 10am-4pm each day.

  • There are 3 assignments to be completed. Students will be given reading and handouts and we recommend that students set aside about 1 hour per week to complete this.

  • Students must be in placement during the Diploma course, which usually amounts to a commitment of 3 hours per week. 

  • Students must be in supervision with a CPPD supervisor: 1 hour of supervision and 3 hours of group supervision per month.

  • In addition to this, it is compulsory for students to be in personal therapy, consisting of 1 hour per week

 

ADVANCED DIPLOMA

  • The Advanced Diploma is a one-year part-time course, spanning three terms.

  • It commences with an introductory weekend: Saturday and Sunday, 10am-4pm and finishes with an ending weekend: Saturday and Sunday, 10am-4pmIn addition, there is a mid-year weekend: Saturday and Sunday, 10am-4pm. 

  • Each term consists of ten weekly evening seminars: 6pm-9:30pm 

  • Additionally, there are 3 compulsory weekend courses: CBT; Psychiatry, Psychopathology & Psychodynamics; and Time-Limited Counselling (all take place on Saturday and Sunday, 10am-5pm). 

  • There are 4 assignments to be completed. Students will be given reading and handouts and we recommend that students set aside at least 2 hours per week to complete this.

  • Students must be in placement during the Advanced Diploma course, which usually amounts to a commitment of 3 hours per week

  • Students must be in supervision with a CPPD supervisor: 1 hour of supervision and 3 hours of group supervision per month.

  • In addition to this, it is compulsory for students to be in personal therapy, consisting of 1 hour per week.