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.
This online Diploma of Counselling (CHC51015) course delivered by the Jansen Newman Institute in partnership with SEEK Learning is ideal for those looking to pursue a rewarding career in counselling.
The course offers a combination of theoretical learning and practical workshops to provide you with a comprehensive and real-world study experience.
You will cover a range of essential counselling topics including communication, problem solving, planning, case management, networking and referral, self-management and the ability to work with individuals from a range of backgrounds.
This course includes 100 hours of professional work placement to provide you with essential hands-on experience, and ensure that you graduate job-ready.
To be eligible for this course, applicants must meet the following criteria:
Hold a certificate IV qualification or higher; OR
Provide a copy of your Year 12 Senior Secondary Certificate of Education; OR
Complete a Language Literacy & Numeracy (LLN) test
Areas of study
In this counselling course, the units of competency you may study include:
CHCCSL001 - Establish and confirm the counselling relationship
CHCCSL004 - Research and apply personality and development theories
CHCDIV001 - Work with diverse people
CHCDIV002 - Promote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
CHCDEV002 - Analyse impacts of social factors on clients in community work and services
CHCCSL002 - Apply specialist interpersonal and counselling interview skills
CHCCSL006 - Select and use counselling therapies
CHCCSL003 - Facilitate the counselling relationship and process
CHCLEG001 - Work legally and ethically
CHCPRP003 - Reflect on and improve own professional practice
CHCCSL007 - Support counselling clients in decision-making process
CHCCSM005 - Develop facilitate and review all aspects of case management
CHCCSL005 - Research and apply learning theories in counselling
CHCGRP003 - Plan facilitate and review psycho-educational groups
CHCCCS019 - Recognise and respond to situations of risk
CHCCCS017 - Provide loss and grief support
CHCMHS001 - Work with people with mental health issues
If you are an Australian citizen you may be eligible to receive VET FEE-HELP, meaning you can defer payment of your course fees.
You can also pay for this course upfront via credit card or bank transfer.
You may be eligible to receive VET FEE-HELP for this course!
This course can be paid for through the VET 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 $54,869 (2016-17 income year).
SEEK Learning offers a vast selection of tertiary and vocational courses through some of Australia’s leading education providers. You can study an accredited TAFE, university and IT course, as well as customised training packages, from recognised course providers. With flexible study and finance options and many courses available through correspondence and online studies, you can gain any number of career-boosting qualifications at your convenience with SEEK Learning.
As a student of JNI, you will receive extensive student support from your course advisor and mentor. You will receive one-on-one study support to help you create goals, study plans and develop strong study skills. You will also have access to over 70 million articles from one of the largest online libraries in Australia.
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