IICP College: QQI Level 9 Certificate in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

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QQI Level 9 Certificate in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

The aim of this award is to equip practitioners with an up-to-date, cutting edge training in CBT as one approach to therapy.

Autumn 2019


The programme consists of four full teaching days, plus a half day tutorial spread out over four months. Learners have eight months to complete their clinical work, and should be practicing therapists upon application. Learners will engage in both theoretical and practical training in CBT (considering both Ellis and Beck). The programme is highly interactive, and utilises a variety of teaching and learning methods.

Student benefits and support

As this award is conferred at Level 9 on the National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ), it evidences the rigour required for a quality programme of learning. The dynamic mix of theory, skills, and clinical work ensures learners grow academically, professionally, personally and interpersonally within frameworks that are on the cutting edge of best practice.

Who Should Apply

This programme is suitable for counsellors and psychotherapists who hold either a Level 8 Degree in Counselling and Psychotherapy; or who hold a professional recognised diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy plus a minimum of a Level 8 degree in another relevant field. Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) can also be considered for entry and should be discussed with the college.

Dates – Autumn 2019

  • Sunday 03 November 2019
  • Sunday 08 November 2019
  • Sunday 12 January 2020
  • Sunday 02 February 2020
  • Sunday 08 March 2020 Tutorial Day – 9:30am – 1:00pm


  • 9:00am – 5:00pm on each teaching day


  • This programme is a Minor Award validated by QQI at level 9 on the NFQ


  • €945.00
  • A €285.00 deposit can be paid to secure your place on this course, with the balance due before the course commences.

For further information call IICP College on 01 4664205 or book online at IICP.ie.

or contact:

Triona Kearns
Dean of Academic Affairs/Registrar:
086 0499154 or triona@iicp.ie

Marcella Finnerty
Chairperson and Programme Director:
086 2609989 or marcella@iicp.ie


Dublin 24

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