This qualification reflects the role of counsellors, who work with clients on personal and psychological issues using established counselling modalities. They use communication, micro-counselling and interviewing skills and draw on varied counselling therapies to assist clients. At this level, the counsellor will be working in defined and supported counselling roles in established agencies rather than in independent practice.
DURATION OF COURSE
12 months (full time) and 24 months (part time)
Face to face (classroom based)
Level 1, 22B Somerton Road
Somerton, VIC 3062
PATHWAYS TO FURTHER STUDIES
On completion of this qualification, you may gain credit in other courses in other community services areas as well as business and management (elective dependant).
All applicants must satisfy the Academic Requirements and complete a Pre-Training Review.
To meet the Academic Requirements, you must satisfy one of the following:
Pre-Training Review Requirement
To be awarded CHC51015 Diploma of Counselling, students must successfully complete a total of 17 units of competency, comprising of 13 core units and four (4) elective units. The core units are as follows:
The four (4) elective are as follows:
Your existing skills, knowledge and experience can help you get a recognised qualification, through an assessment process called Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). You could be granted a full or part qualification, saving you valuable time and money, while enhancing your career prospects.
The process could suit you if you have:
Credit transfer is one of a number of processes for establishing credit. It provides a means for students to gain credit in an AQF qualification on the basis of completed components of another AQF qualification or other formal learning.
The credit transfer process involves:
Total course fees for CHC51015 Diploma of Counselling is $16,221.00. Breakdown of the total course fees is as following:
Tuition fees: $16,221.00
Non-tuition fees: $0
Total course fees: $16,221.00
Payment options for tuition fees for students in the course are as follows:
*** Note that VET Student Loans will not be approved for students who do not meet eligibility requirements and that a VET student loan gives rise to a HELP debt that continues to be a debt due to the Commonwealth until it is repaid ***