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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 ready to work in supported counselling roles in established agencies rather than in independent practice. Students will learn about communication, micro-counselling and interviewing skills and how to draw on varied counselling therapies to assist clients.

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Delivery mode:
Distance / On Campus / Online

Average duration:
24 months

Accreditation:
Nationally recognised training

Suitable For

This course is ideal for people who have the following knowledge, skills or abilities:

Customer and Personal Service

Such as understanding customer needs, providing good quality service, and measuring customer satisfaction.

Psychology

You have a passion for the study of all aspects of behavior and mental processes.

Social Perceptiveness

Understanding why people react the way they do.

Therapy and Counseling

Diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of physical and mental dysfunctions, and career counselling and guidance.

Outcomes

This course can help you get a job as:

Job Title
Average Salary
$1,450 weekly pay
$1,150 weekly pay
$1,340 weekly pay
$1,150 weekly pay
$1,440 weekly pay
$1,150 weekly pay
$1,150 weekly pay
$1,150 weekly pay
$1,150 weekly pay

This course can help you progress to:

Job Title
Average Salary
$1,450 weekly pay
$1,450 weekly pay

Please note that weekly pay figures are estimates only of what you could possibly earn.

Government Funding

The Australian government provides funding to help students who are completing the Diploma of Counselling CHC51015. The type of funding you receive depends on the state that you live in. There are eligibility requirements for each type of funding.

Enquire with a course provider to check your eligibility.

Nationally Recognised Training

This is a nationally recognised course delivered by Registered Training Organisations (RTOs). RTOs are strictly regulated by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA). This guarantees you will be studying a quality-assured and nationally recognised qualification.

Recognition of Prior Learning

RTOs are also able to offer Recognition of Prior Learning for work experience or formal qualifications you may have undertaken to shorten the time you have to study. Ask a course provider for more details during the enrolment process.

Payment Options

Course providers may offer flexible payment options for those who do not wish (or are unable) to pay their tuition fees outright. There is usually a discount for those who pay their tuition fees upfront.

Enquire with a course provider to find out more.

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