Learn how to counsel with a compassionate ear and professional eye by completing this online Diploma of Counselling (CHC51015) from Careers Australia.
The course has been designed to equip you with the professional skills and theoretical background to counsel and support a range of clients. This might include vulnerable groups like young people, individuals with disabilities, those struggling with mental health issues, or families in crisis.By completing the course you'll build a solid theoretical understanding of counselling, and be trained to put personality and development theories into practice.
You'll also develop a range of highly practical skills such interview techniques, conducting group sessions and addressing clients' needs. You'll also learn how to meet your legal and ethical responsibilities as a counsellor, and be trained to work effectively in the community sector.
To be eligible for enrolment in this course, students must:
In this counselling course, the subjects you will study include:
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Diploma of Counselling (CHC51015) from Careers Australia.
This course is ideally suited to those interested in pursuing a career in counselling, as well as community services professionals looking to expand their skillset.
The course equips you with the practical skills and essential knowledge needed to work with a range of clients across a variety of community service areas. Graduates are able to seek employment in areas like:
Any student who enrols from 1 January 2017 will have access to the VET Student Loans program, which is replacing the current VET FEE-HELP scheme. This is a new vocational education and training student loans program, provided to give eligible students access to quality higher level VET qualifications, particularly to those students who could not otherwise afford to pay upfront.
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