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Bachelor of Counselling (Coaching)

Qualification: Bachelor Degree
Study mode: Flexbile
Payment options: FEE-HELP, Youth Allowance, Austudy/Abstudy
Duration: 3 years full-time or part-time equivalent
Start date: Enquire now for upcoming start dates
Awarded by: Australian College of Applied Psychology

About this course

The Bachelor of Counselling (Coaching) program offered through SEEK Learning will give you foundational knowledge and skills in counselling, coaching and applied positive psychology. Studying this accredited course you will learn about organisational behaviour, social policy, applied social research, conflict management and cultural diversity.

You will also be required to undertake work placement to give your skills and training a professional edge.


Applicants must havce a minimum UAI/ENTER/TER of 65, OP 14 or equivalent, or be over 21 years of age.

Areas of study

In this bachelor degree program, you will study:

  • Interpersonal communication
  • Introduction to contemporary society
  • Counselling skills 1
  • Organisational behaviour
  • Counselling skills 2
  • Introduction to psychology
  • Social analysis
  • Conflict management
  • Approaches to cultural diversity
  • Social policy
  • Developmental psychology
  • Specialisation module I – Foundations of positive psychology
  • Applied social research
  • Specialisation module II – Applied positive psychology
  • Developing professional practice
  • Groupwork theory and practice
  • Social, legal and ethical issues
  • Professional practice
  • Specialisation module II – Coaching theory and practice
  • Contemporary social Issues
  • The reflective practitioner

You will also be required to study two electives as a part of this course.

Shorter programs

If you leave the course after the second year, you may be eligible for the Associate Degree of Applied Social Science qualification.

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