Introduction to Training

Philippi provides a professional level of counselling training to church and community, using a non-intrusive, largely non directive and relational approach.


Since our set up in 1989, Philippi has developed rapidly and has become one of the leading providers of counselling training in the UK. The head office for training is in Bolton, however we will take our courses anywhere in the country.


Affiliated to the Association of Christian Counsellors Philippi exists to provide professional levels of counselling and counselling training. As a team we want to provide you with the best possible learning experience and to help you as an individual on your chosen course



Course Benefits

Levels 2 & 3 courses in England carry CPCAB (Counselling & Psychotherapy Central Awarding Body), which count towards entry to higher levels of training and education.


Level 4 Diploma in Counselling Course in England carry CPCAB (Counselling & Psychotherapy Central Awarding Body)  credits and is on a recognised progression route to Foundation Degree.


All courses are in the process of recognition by the association of Christian Counsellors (ACC).


It is our policy to take Training Courses to people within their own community, making study more accessible and within a time frame that allows us to keep our costs to a minimum.


The qualification students will receive is comparable to any similar course offered by a local college.


Programmes run at three academic levels, with entry at levels 2,3,or 4 with options of progression within the programme or of stepping out on completion of each level.




Current Courses Available

Cirtificate in Counselling Skills (CSK-L2) Level 2

Dates Available

28th October 2017, Venues as Follows:

St Helens, Bolton

Level 2 , St Helens
CSK-L2 STH.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [305.7 KB]
Level 2 , Bolton
CSK-L2 BOL.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [319.4 KB]

Certificate in Counselling Studies (CST-L3) Level 3

Date Available

10th October 2017, Venues as follows:

St Helens, Bolton, Penrith

Level 3, St Helens
CST-L3 STH.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [307.3 KB]
Level 3, Bolton
CST-L3 BOL.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [306.9 KB]
Level 3, Penrith
CST-L3 Pen.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [304.6 KB]

Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling (DTC-L4) Level 4

Dates Available

September 9th 2017 , Venue St Helens

Level 4, St Helens
DTC-L4 STH.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [325.6 KB]
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