UCL (University College London)

UCL (University College London)

Low Intensity Cognitive Behavioural Interventions

This certificate provides the formal training required as part of a student's employment within an Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) service. Students on this programme will secure a placement working as a trainee Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner (PWP) delivering low intensity cognitive behavioural interventions

Entry requirements

Normally a minimum of a 2nd Class Honours degree from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.

Course modules

Core modules: recognition: engagement and assessment of patients with common mental health problems; recovery: evidence-based low-intensity treatment with common mental health disorders; respect and reflection: diversity and context in low intensity working.

Assessment methods

The programme is delivered through a combination of lectures, workshops, skills practice, clinical seminar skills groups, directed reading and e-learning. Assessments are through a combination of written and oral assignments. Written assignments include an examination, a case report and reflective accounts. Oral assignments are role-play client sessions and supervision sessions.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PgCert Full-time September 2016 - 9 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Bloomsbury Campus Camden WC1E 6BT South East

Key information

Programme Administrator
Telephone number: 
020 7679 5966