Programme Recognition Framework: Guidance Counselling Criteria and Guidelines for Programme Providers

The Department of Education and Skills recognises graduates from initial education programmes in guidance counselling for working in educational institutions under the remit of the Department.

This includes School and Further Education (FE) settings (such as Colleges of Further Education, PLCs and the Adult Educational Guidance Services - AEGS)

In 2016 the Department published criteria and guidelines for initial education programme providers.

Programme Recognition Framework (PRF): Guidance Counselling (DES, 2016)