Diploma of Counselling (CHC51015)

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Course Description

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 practice. Students will learn about communication, micro-counselling and interviewing skills and how to draw on varied counselling therapies to assist clients.

Recognition of Prior Learning

The skills and knowledge that you bring to your studies through previous education or employment experience may be credited towards specific units in this course, which can help to shorten your course duration. Please enquire with a course provider to find out more.

Tafe

The Diploma of Counselling (CHC51015) is not available from any Tafe institutions on our database but may be available from other registered training organisations with Government Funding available in your area. See Course Providers.

Average Course Fee

$5500

Average Duration

24 months

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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

50.2% of people gained improved employment status after studying this course.

This course can help you get a job as:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Counsellor$1,340 weekly pay
Student Counsellor$1,340 weekly pay

Subjects

Please enquire with a course provider for a list of course subjects.

Government Funding

Each state provides its own Government funding initiatives. Here is a list of funding initiatives that are available for this course.

NSW Smart and Skilled

NSW Smart and Skilled is the funding program in NSW for Vocational Education and Training (VET). NSW Smart and Skilled provides financial assistance to help people in NSW get the skills they need to find a job and advance their careers.

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WA Jobs and Skills

Jobs and Skills WA is the funding program in Western Australia for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Students can enrol in subsidised training across a broad range of industries including equity courses and foundation skills.

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