Taught course

Low Intensity Assessment and Intervention Skills for Psychological Wellbeing Practice

Teesside University · School of Health and Life Sciences

Entry requirements

Applicants must have evidence of recent degree level study is required.

You must be working in a fully functioning IAPT service so as part of the quality assurance process, services must meet the appropriate standards. It is a course requirement that supervision is provided by a qualified PWP supervisor.

Months of entry


Course content

The stepped care system is promoted by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) which works on the principle of offering the least intrusive and most effective treatment (low intensity interventions) in the first instance and increasing the intensity of treatment as required. This course provides education and training that meets the requirements of the Department of Health (2015) curriculum for psychological well-being practitioners by:

  • providing you with a substantial knowledge base appropriate to master's level study
  • facilitating the acquisition of core therapeutic and technical skills that underpin low intensity psychological interventions
  • enabling you to develop a positive attitude and commitment towards lifelong learning and personal and development planning
  • ensuring you are prepared to meet the challenges of current and future contemporary mental health services.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PGCert
    part time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

School of Health and Social Care Admissions
+44 (0)1642 384110