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Advantages as a federally certified consultant

The higher professional examination is a tertiary-level educational program in the Swiss education system. The acquisition of this degree qualifies you to provide your consulting services at a high quality level with a federal certificate.

Advantages of the Federal Diploma

  • Recognition as a profession in the tertiary education system
  • Independent profession according to SBFI (professional no. 94331)
  • Protected title
  • Expert:in your professional world
  • Master:in psychosocial counseling
  • Entrance qualification to further qualifications: CAS, DAS, MAS from universities of applied sciences and universities
  • National Qualifications Framework Vocational Education and Training: Level 6 European Qualifications Framework; Level 6 Completion of tertiary-level professional education and training.
  • Note: Federal diploma requires all four parts of the exam

Advantages of the specialist title “Consultant:in SGfB

  • Belonging to the umbrella organization that represents your and the rights of various institutions towards authorities
  • Strengthening the identity of the counseling profession Psychosocial counselor
  • Further development of psychosocial counseling: scientific approach as well as promotion of the professional basis
  • Quality assurance of psychosocial counseling
  • Proof of solid recognized professional training
  • Ensures ongoing training
  • Ethically based understanding of the profession
  • Exchange and support of members
  • Discounted legal expenses insurance
  • Active members: Protected eidg. Specialist title Consultant:in SGfB
  • Note: Specialized title for the eidg. dipl. Psychosocial counselor:in requires for active members only exam part 2 and 3