A qualification from a recognised academic institution in the arts, social sciences, psychology, social work, welfare, counselling, nursing or occupational therapy at AQF Level 7 (Bachelor’s degree) or higher Must also have included counselling skills training, and
membership or eligibility for membership of a professional association relevant to the qualification -Must have
employment in a role that requires provision of formal counselling (paid or voluntary), and
be engaged in formal supervision of counselling practice
Applicants may be requested to provide a digital recording of a counselling session (having obtained client consent)
Applicants with a relevant qualification who have not completed counselling skills training will be required to attend designated counselling skills workshops provided by IEFT Applicants with a relevant qualification who have not completed subjects on the theoretical base for counselling may be required to complete other theoretical studies prior to admission.
IEFT has an approved internal articulation pathway for applicants who have attended and successfully completed one or more IEFT Professional Development workshops and assessment requirements. Applicants who did not complete assessment requirements will be required to complete a challenge assessment.