Relationship Counsellor Courses

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What does a Relationship Counsellor do?

Relationship Counsellors work with individuals, couples, and family groups who are having relationship difficulties. They are qualified to assist with any type of relationship including siblings, parents and children, LGBT, extended family and important friendships.

As a Relationship Counsellor you could be working from a call centre or interviewing clients from your own private practice. You’ll be facilitating as couples and families explore and resolve conflict — as well as helping individuals gain confidence and strategies for communicating with the people that matter in their lives.

Relationship Counsellor Courses

There are 1 courses available for people who want to become a Relationship Counsellor.

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How much do Relationship Counsellors earn?

In Australia, a full time Relationship Counsellor generally earns $1,584 per week ($82, 368 annual salary) before tax. This is a median figure for full-time employees and should be considered a guide only. As you gain more experience you can expect a higher salary than people who are new to the industry.

What are the job opportunities for Relationship Counsellors?

There are currently 1,400 Relationship Counsellors employed in Australia right now. They are mostly employed by government departments, healthcare and community service organisations.

Source: Australian Government Job Outlook 2020

How do I become a Relationship Counsellor?

Relationship Counsellors usually need a bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology, or counselling. But you could also try the Diploma of Counselling to secure a volunteer placement. The Diploma of Counselling will take 12 months to complete. It’s likely you will also need a national police check.

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Sourced from The Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aapathways.com.au) funded by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training and MySkills.gov.au