Counselling Courses Online

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Counselling Courses Online

Feel like your calling is lending a helping hand or a sympathetic ear? A career in counselling might be just the thing for you. With the help of professional counselling courses, you'll have the power to create real change in the lives of others. Whether you're new to the industry or want to expand your knowledge and ability to assist even more Australians, these learning pathways offer a broad range of qualifications, vital knowledge and practical skills that equip you to work with clients on personal and psychological issues for healthier, happier lives.

You can choose from a great selection of course options to tailor your learning to working with both young and aged clients, families and traumatised patients or target overall community or individual services. Then you can pursue a variety of counsellor careers, including support worker, student counsellor and more.

Take the first or next step in your counselling career with the help of these online or on-campus courses.

Job Pathways

Here are some potential career pathways within Counselling Courses Online. Click on the occupation for information on the course you should enrol in to start your journey.

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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

Popular Courses

There are 15 courses available for people who want a career in Counselling. These are the most popular courses.

CHC51015 Diploma of Counselling

The Diploma of Counselling is suitable for students seeking careers as counsellors working with clients on personal and psychological issues using established counselling modalities. Students graduate read to work in supported counselling roles in established agencies rather than in independent p...

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10779NAT Graduate Diploma of Trauma-Informed Processwork Psychotherapy

This course incorporates practical skills-based training practice; the theoretical foundations of Processwork Psychotherapy; the latest neurobiological developments (theory and skills) in working with trauma/stress effectively; as well as all the ASQA requirements. This Graduate Diploma m...

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CHC50413 Diploma of Youth Work

A Diploma of Youth Work CHC50413 is perfect for students seeking a career supporting and mentoring young people. Students graduate with the skills and knowledge required to organise youth programs, activities, and events as well as assist youth in crisis or with mental health issues. The D...

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CHC40413 Certificate IV in Youth Work

A Certificate IV in Youth Work is perfect for students seeking a career in youth work and need the skills to develop and facilitate community service programs for young people. Students learn how work within a community development framework while supporting youth to create opportunities in thei...

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CHC53215 Diploma of Alcohol and Other Drugs

A Diploma of Alcohol and Other Drugs CHC53215 is great for students seeking a career as drug and alcohol counsellors. This is a high-end qualification and students complete 22 units across workplace management and first aid, counselling, and providing add-on services like relapse prevention and p...

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CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services (Social Housing)

The Diploma of Community Services (Social Housing) (CHC52015) delivers high-end skills for social housing co-ordinators and senior community service managers. Over 18 months of classroom (or online) training you will gain the skills you need to manage and maintain tenancy agreements, represent or...

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CHC43515 Certificate IV in Mental Health Peer Work

If you’ve lived through mental illness and would like to help others through their own recovery why not consider the Certificate IV in Mental Health Peer Work (CHC43515). This nationally recognised training qualification will teach you how to apply your lived experience in mental health to provid...

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CHC40313 Certificate IV in Child, Youth and Family Intervention

Work in child welfare with the Certificate IV in Child, Youth and Family Intervention (CHC40313). This nationally recognised training course qualifies you for work in a range of community services roles helping young people and families. The course will teach you how to Identify and respond to ch...

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CHC42015 Certificate IV in Community Services

A Certificate IV in Community Services CHC42015 is great for students seeking careers as community service workers. Students gain core interpersonal and relationship building skills as well as the knowledge to work legally and ethically in Australia. There is also scope within the qualification t...

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CHC32015 Certificate III in Community Services

The Certificate III in Community Services (CHC32015) is excellent for students seeking careers as community services workers. Students begin with the foundation skills essential for maintaining personal safety while helping others. They learn how to manage personal stress, and communicate with cl...

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CHC53315 Diploma of Mental Health

A Diploma of Mental Health CHC53315 is perfect for students seeking careers as community services workers supporting people with mental health issues. Students learn about working collaboratively, maintaining personal safety, helping people affected by drugs and alcohol, facilitating recovery, as...

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CHC43315 Certificate IV in Mental Health

The Certificate IV in Mental Health (CHC43315) is for students wanting to work or volunteer providing support to people affected by mental illness or have a psychiatric disability. Students complete 15 units which focus heavily on foundation interpersonal skills such as building relationships, w...

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CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services

The Diploma of Community Services is suitable for students seeking careers in community services, case management or social housing and delivering services to individuals, groups and communities. The Diploma qualification is divided into three specialisations, covering units of competency in Case...

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CHC22015 Certificate II in Community Services

The Certificate II in Community Services (CHC22015) is a great choice for students wanting a pathway into the workforce as community services workers. Students gain the foundation skills required to communicate with clients and exchange routine information, as well respond to their immediate nee...

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CHC43215 Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs

The Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs (CHC43215) is an entry level qualification for students wanting to work or volunteer providing services and interventions to clients with alcohol or drug issues. During the course, students complete 17 units with a lot of focus on interpersonal skills...

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