The competence framework describes the knowledge, attitudes and skills required to deliver effective counselling in further and higher education (FE and HE). It is applicable for practitioners working in universities and colleges, with students of all backgrounds and age groups and in any modality.

Counsellors' guide

The counsellors' guide provides a description of the model of competences and the areas of activity which combine to represent good clinical practice.

BACP competences and curricula

Our competences and curricula are based on the latest research evidence into effective practice. They can be used by practitioners, trainers, supervisors and services to ensure practitioners have the skills and knowledge needed to work in a particular setting, or with particular clients.