Pet Loss Counselling Diploma Course


Course Overview

Registered Open College Diploma Course

  • SFTR Accredited Open College Diploma Course
  • Upon completion of this course you will be entitled to the use of these Designatory letters after your name: Dip.Couns.Petloss which will be printed upon your final Diploma Certificate under your name.

Additionally you will receive these 2 Certificates within your course package:

  • A4 size Membership wall display certificate into the Open College. Allowing you the use of MOC after your name.
  • A4 size Membership wall display certificate into the SFTR. Allowing you the use of MSFTR after your name.

This diploma course is currently available for the temporary reduced low fee of only £245.00 UK.

Course Description

Pet Loss Counselling Diploma Course

For many people who lose a pet, especially a dog or cat, pain and loss is unbearable and impossible to fill.

The loss of a dog or cat or any beloved pet is heartbreaking to replace and affects the entire family.

Unfortunately for some pet owners the loss and grief can be traumatic and some people need help through it as their pet was their best friend.

This pet bereavement and grief loss course draws on the experiences and painful emotions of losing a family pet such as a cat or a dog.

This course is open to anyone; in particular those who have recently lost an animal close to their heart. This course will help you through it.

Anyone is welcome to enrol on this course with or without any experience in the area of learning counselling pet grief and bereavement.

This course is ideally suited to professionals, animal related therapists, dog whisperers, dog trainers, dog walkers, cattery and dog kennel owner’s alike, veterinary nurses and anyone who works in the field of pet care may find this course helpful to your clients needs in grief.

Course Provider:

Open College UK Ltd


This course is set in the English language and is entirely coursework based. All notes and reading materials, including text book/s are supplied by us direct in one complete package. There are no other required text or materials, books to purchase. We supply everything for you within your course package for the low fee shown. There are no hidden or additional fees to pay.

Method of Learning:

This is a home study, distance learning course. All of your course study materials are posted to you in one complete study package. All of your coursework is to be completed within the outlined period. This course is structured in an EASY LEARNING and user friendly way.


Upon completion of this home learning programme, students should be able to understand the basics of many key areas within this subject. Participants of the course will have acquired an overall basic understanding of the subject matter and will have achieved a sound basis to summarize important topics and be reasonably competent to make further progress and educational development in this field with a range of theoretical skills and insights to assist with any short or long term goals.

Grading Assessment:

This course is assessed upon the successful completion and submission of coursework with a Pass, Merit or Distinction. Distinction is 90%. All content is course work based, home study through the post or online, depending on the subject being studied. NO attendance or visits to any exam centre is required on this subject.

Entry Requirements:
There are NO entry requirements. No background training or qualifications are required. Anyone can enrol at any time, beginners, intermediates and experienced all year round. You are expected to be able to read and write or type/word process your coursework and be able to understand the English language.

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