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Counselling Careers

With an ageing population and mental health issues on the rise, the community services and health sector is fast becoming recognised as crucial to a healthy, fair and well-functioning society. In this environment, good counsellors are in great demand.

Counselling is the perfect career for those who love to help others, offering empathy and a willing ear to those in distress. It can be challenging but also offers enormous personal satisfaction.

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  • Introduction to Theories of Counselling

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    Ideal for psychology and behavioural studies students, the Introduction to Theories of Counselling unit delivered online by Open Universities Australia and Swinburne University of Technology will give a thorough understanding of counselling theory and how it is applied in a practical sense.
  • Diploma of Counselling

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    The online Diploma of Counselling (CHC51015) program provides you with the education and training to launch your career in counselling.

  • Diploma of Counselling and Communication Skills

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    Begin a fulfilling career in counselling with this practical, industry-focused online Diploma of Counselling and Communication Skills course.

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