Taught course

Clinical Supervision: Low Intensity

University of Chester · Department of Psychology

Entry requirements

Applicants will have:

  • a postgraduate qualification in CBT or BPS-accredited Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner (PWP) programme (or BABCP PWP registration)
  • BABCP accreditation (or two years’ PWP experience)
  • a low-intensity supervision caseload within an IAPT service (or equivalent)
  • undergone a DBS check within the supervision practice setting – the University is not responsible for conducting this DBS check.

Months of entry


Course content

This course is aimed at BABCP-accredited therapists, or experienced psychological wellbeing practitioners carrying a low-intensity supervision caseload. The course aims to equip supervisors with a critical awareness of models of clinical supervision, and the competences required to conduct safe and effective supervision with trainee and qualified psychological wellbeing practitioners.

The Postgraduate Certificate in Clinical Supervision: Low Intensity is a rigorous and rewarding supervision training course, which has been benchmarked against:

  • Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) guidance for commissioning supervision training
  • Roth and Pilling supervision competences
  • IAPT Reach Out materials.

You will be provided with:

  • training in the core skills required to deliver (a) Clinical Case Management and (b) Skills Development Supervision, to Psychological Wellbeing Practitioners in line with IAPT national recommendations
  • constructive, accurate feedback on your supervision skills
  • supervision of clinical case management and skills development supervision.

Qualification and course duration


part time
12 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions
+44 (0)1244 511 000