Bachelor of Counselling (Coaching)

Qualification: Bachelor Degree
Study mode: Online
On Campus
Online and On Campus
Payment options: FEE-HELP may be available
Duration: 3 years full-time or 6 years part-time
Start date: Enquire now for upcoming start dates
Awarded by: Australian College of Applied Psychology (ACAP) (RTO 0500)

About this course

The Bachelor of Counselling (Coaching) offered through SEEK Learning is a specialised course that provides students with the foundational knowledge and skills to pursue a career in a variety of coaching roles.

By studying this accredited course, students will be given skills in counselling, coaching and applied positive psychology; enabling them to apply their skillset in any number of industry sectors from social policy and conflict management; to cultural diversity and organisational behaviour.

Work placement

Students will also be given the opportunity to gain valuable industry experience through the course's compulsory practicum component which involves 250 hours of supervised work placement.

Shorter programs

The course also offers the flexibility of early exit points. If students choose not complete the entire Bachelor of Counselling (Coaching) they are able to complete an alternative program and graduate with an Associate Degree of Applied Social Science.

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Eligibility

Applicants have two pathways into this course:

  • Have a minimum ATAR of 65 or equivalent; OR
  • Have completed a certificate qualification or higher; OR
  • Have partially completed a bachelor degree (or equivalent);AND
  • Complete an undergraduate screening questionnaire

OR

  • Be 21 years or over; AND
  • Complete an undergraduate screening questionnaire

Areas of study

This is counselling course, the subjects you will study include:

  • Counselling theory and practice
  • Conflict resolution
  • Counselling skills
  • Counselling theories 1
  • Developmental psychology
  • Positive psychology
  • Preparation for academic study
  • Psychology of health and wellness
  • Advanced counselling skills/li>
  • Counselling applications
  • Counselling theories 2
  • Cultural diversity
  • Mental health policy and practice
  • Organisational theory
  • Social legal and ethical frameworks
  • Applied social research
  • Coaching practice and supervision
  • Counselling placement and supervision 1
  • Group work
  • Life coaching
  • Project 1
  • Project 2

Electives

  • Alcohol and other drugs counselling
  • Career counselling and assessment
  • Advanced positive psychology
  • Human resource management
  • Managing in ambiguity and change
  • Psychology of peak performance

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Upon completion of this bachelor degree program you will have specialised skills and training to pursue a career in a range of fields involving counselling, coaching and organisational psychology.

You'll be able to pursue work as a:

  • Personal/life coach
  • Executive coach
  • Workshop facilitator
  • Community development coach
  • Career guidance coach
  • Management coach
  • Fitness coach
  • Performance coach

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Finance options

If you are an Australian citizen you may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP, meaning you can defer payment of your course fees. Enquire now for more information.

Additionally, if you are an Australian resident and full-time student over 25 years of age, you may qualify to receive Austudy/Abstudy or Youth Allowance.

Student support

You will have access to a wide range of student support options, including the Student Resource Centre and student support counsellors as well as professional lecturers with extensive knowledge and skills in their field. The Student Placement Coordinator will help you organise a suitable work placement position.

If you study online/by correspondence you will also have assistance from a dedicated support person by phone or email.

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You may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP for this course!

This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,126 (2015-16 income year).

Find out more about government study loans here.

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