|Qualification Name||Diploma of Counselling|
|Course Duration:||Over a 52 weeks period|
|Study Mode:||Blended delivery (Full-time or Part-time)|
|Tuition Fee:||This course is subsidised through SA Government WorkReady for eligible participants. Eligibility and subsidy criteria apply. Check your eligibility at www.skills.sa.gov.au|
|Tuition Gap Fee:||$450.00 (student Contribution)|
|Fee for Service:||$6,500 (Self-funded)|
This qualification reflects the role of counsellors, who work with clients on personal and psychological issues using established counselling modalities. They use communication, micro-counselling and interviewing skills and draw on varied counselling therapies to assist clients. At this level, the counsellor will be working in defined and supported counselling roles in established agencies rather than in independent practice.
Upon successful completion of this qualification student will be eligible to gain employment within the Community Services Sector with a focus on counselling including Counsellor and Case Manager.
Pathways from the qualification
After achieving this qualification candidates can also choose to pursue higher studies in Counselling, Community welfare, and Social work.
(Workshops + self-directed online learning)
This delivery mode includes 9 x 2-day workshops covering key theoretical concepts and practical elements using small group and individual learning activities. Workshops are delivered at appropriate intervals as agreed. Each workshop is followed by a period in which the student undertakes self-directed learning including work on the completion of learning activities and preparation of assessment tasks. Workshop details are covered in the study plan.
17 competency units are required to attain Diploma of Counselling - CHC51015
13 Core units plus and 4 general Elective units
We aim to equip our graduates with the necessary skills and knowledge to enable them to successfully satisfy the demands of the workplace.
|Unit Code||Unit Name||core/Elective|
|CHCCCS019||Recognise and respond to crisis situations|
|CHCCSL001||Establish and confirm the counselling relationship||core|
|CHCCSL002||Apply specialist interpersonal and counselling interview skills||core|
|CHCCSL003||Facilitate the counselling relationship and process||core|
|CHCCSL004||Research and apply personality and development theories||core|
|CHCCSL005||Apply learning theories in counselling||core|
|CHCCSL006||Select and use counselling therapies||core|
|CHCCSL007||Support counselling clients in decision-making processes||core|
|CHCCSM005||Develop, facilitate and review all aspects of case management||core|
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people||core|
|CHCDIV002||Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety||core|
|CHCLEG001||Work legally and ethically||core|
|CHCPRP003||Reflect on and improve own professional practice||core|
|CHCMHS011||Assess and promote social,emotional and physical well-being||Elective|
|CHCMHS001||Work with people with mental health issues||Elective|
|CHCYTH006||Work with young people to establish support networks||Elective|
|CHCYTH012||Manage service response to young people in crisis||Elective|
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