This course meets Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government's National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET).
Studying this course leads to a qualification that's recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.
During times of adversity, uncertainty and strife, counsellors play a vital role in providing meaningful support and guidance to people of all backgrounds. If you're seeking a rewarding and challenging career, the Diploma of Counselling (CHC51015) from Upskilled will give you the tools to make it happen. Delivered entirely online through Upskilled, this nationally recognised qualification focuses on building a theoretical and practical framework for effective, professional counselling.
You'll learn valuable skills such as how to mediate conflict, provide tailored solutions for different mental and emotional issues, facilitate group sessions and work in conjunction with other medical professionals. Complete the course with an enhanced understanding of how to build and maintain a rapport with your clients, and foster a successful career around making a positive difference in the lives of others.
There are no formal entry requirements for this course; anyone can apply!
Areas of study
In this counselling course, the units of competency you will study include:
CHCCSL001 - Establish and confirm the counselling relationship
CHCCSL002 - Apply specialist interpersonal and counselling interview skills
CHCCSL003 - Facilitate the counselling relationship and process
CHCCSL007 - Support counselling clients in decision-making processes
CHCCSL004 - Research and apply personality and development theories
CHCCSL005 - Research and apply learning theories in counselling
CHCCSL006 - Select and use counselling therapies
CHCPRP003 - Reflect on and improve own professional practice
CHCCCS015 - Provide individualised support
CHCLEG001 - Work legally and ethically
CHCCSM005 - Develop, facilitate and review all aspects of case management
CHCCCS019 - Recognise and respond to crisis situations
CHCCCS017 - Provide loss and grief support
CHCDFV001 - Recognise and respond appropriately to domestic and family violence
CHCDIV001 - Work with diverse people
CHCDIV002 - Promote aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
CHCDIV003 - Promote and manage diversity
Upskilled may make changes to this course from time to time to reflect changes introduced to the relevant Training Package or meet other regulatory requirements.
RTO 40374 Upskilled is a leading Registered Training Organisation (RTO) that delivers innovative, effective and efficient vocational education, training and short courses for working professionals, job seekers and school leavers. As one of the largest RTOs in Australia, Upskilled partners with businesses and career-minded individuals to achieve amazing outcomes. Choose from over 100 qualifications across more than 20 disciplines and start chasing your dream career today. With Upskilled, you're qualifying for tomorrow!
As a student of Upskilled you will have access to continued support, advice and guidance from your online trainer via phone or email. Your trainer will give you valuable feedback on your assessments and help you with your course material. Additional support with your study is also available during out-of-work hours via phone or Skype.
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