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Course Information

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Qualification Name Diploma of Counselling
Qualification Code CHC51015
CRICOS Code 104972E
Course Duration 52 weeks
Study Mode Face to face, online and blended 
Tuition Fee  

$12,000

This course is subsidised through S.A Government. Eligibility and subsidy criteria apply. To check you eligibility visit: www.skills.sa.gov.au
This course is subsidised through NSW Government. Eligibility and subsidy criteria apply. Check your eligibility visit: www.training.nsw.gov.au

  • Gap fee (If applicable)
  • Self funded - Contact our admissions team for more information on: 02 9269 6911 OR email us: admissions@iibit.edu.au

 

Course Description

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.

Admission Criteria

Entry requirements apply to this course:
  • Students must be over 18 years of age.
  • Students must have completed Australian Year 12 or an overseas equivalent or an Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF)  or higher qualification prior to commencing this course.
  • Have sound language, literacy and numeracy skills in order to undertake this course (Contact IIBIT for a LLN test).
  • Have a USI or obtain a USI refer https://www.usi.gov.au/students

English language requirements for international students:

Students must also meet IIBIT’s standards for English Proficiency. In order to demonstrate possession of adequate English language proficiency, students must provide valid evidence of attainment of at least one of the following:
  • Academic IELTS (International English Language Testing System) overall band score: 5.5
  • TOEFL iBT (Test of English as a Foreign Language Internet-Based test) test score band: 46
  • PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English) test score band: 42
  • CAE (Cambridge English Advanced) test score band: 47
  • OET (Occupational English Test) test score band: Pass
  • TOEFL PBT (Test of English as a Foreign Language Paper-Based Test) test score band: 527
Overseas students who are unable to meet any of the above English language proficiency requirements may undertake further study on a NEAS-approved course of English for Academic Purposes designed to raise students English proficiency to an equivalent level to IELTS 5.5. Production of proof of successful completion of such a course will be accepted by IIBIT as meeting the English language proficiency admission requirement. For students who do not have an IELTS Test score or equivalent test score, they can take an English Placement Test to assess whether their English level can meet the requirements of entry into the Diploma course.

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