CHC51015Diploma of Counselling

Overview

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.

Entry Requirements

Marr Mooditj Training requires that those seeking entry to this qualification meet either of the following:

1. A completed Certificate IV in Mental Health (CHC43315), or

2. Currently working in the relevant industry.

Each application for this course will be individually assessed.

Units
Course Outline
Total number of units: 17
Core units: 13
Elective units: 4

 

Recognise and respond to crisis situations
Core
Establish and confirm the counselling relationship
Core
Apply specialist interpersonal and counselling interview skills
Core
Facilitate the counselling relationship and process
Core
Research and apply personality and development theories
Core
Apply learning theories in counselling
Core
Select and use counselling therapies
Core
Support counselling clients in decision-making processes
Core
Develop, facilitate and review all aspects of case management
Core
Work with diverse people
Core
Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
Core
Work legally and ethically
Core
Reflect on and improve own professional practice
Core
Provide individualised support
Elective
Provide loss and grief support
Elective
Increase the safety of individuals at risk of suicide
Elective
Support people to improve relationships
Elective
Delivery

The full qualification will be delivered over 12 months, six blocks of three weeks, face-to-face delivery.

 

Dates

2022 dates to be advised

Career Opportunities
  • Counsellor
  • Youth worker
  • Community service worker
  • Disability support worker
Pricing

Concession rate is not applicable to these diploma qualification. – $5,500.50

The Student tuition fees are indicative only and are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Additional fees may apply such as student service and resource fees. VET Student Loans (VSL) are available (subject to eligibility) for the Diploma qualifications #

 

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