The Diploma of Counselling will equip you with the necessary interpersonal skills you need to pursue a career as a counsellor. This industry-recognised qualification also gives you the practical tools to carefully guide your clients through a range of emotional, developmental and social issues. Develop your ability to listen, support and motivate a client toward a positive resolution. Begin your career as a counsellor with this foundation program.
CHC51015 Diploma of Counselling
Diploma of Counselling
Your nationally recognised qualification will give you the knowledge and tools allowing potential career transition into:
- Family Support
- Community Organisations
- Residential Services
- Government Support Services
CHCCSL002 – Apply specialist interpersonal and counselling interview skills
CHCCSL001 – Establish and confirm the counselling relationship
CHCCCS019 – Recognise and respond to crisis situations
CHCLEG001 – Work legally and ethically
CHCDIV002 – Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
CHCDIV001 – Work with diverse people
CHCCCS015 – Provide individualised support
CHCCSL003 – Facilitate the counselling relationship process
CHCMHS001 – Work with people with mental health issues
CHCCSL004 – Research and apply personality and development theories
CHCCSL005 – Research and apply learning theories in counselling
CHCCCS014 – Provide brief interventions
CHCCSL006 – Select and use counselling therapies
CHCCSL007 – Support counselling clients in decision-making processes
CHCCSM005 – Develop, facilitate and review all aspects of case management
CHCCCS017 – Provide loss and grief support
CHCPRP003 – Reflect on and improve own professional practice
Balance your studies around existing work and personal priorities with a combination of online learning, personal training support and compulsory workshops.
*Compulsory Workshops – This integral component of your program allows you to apply and practice what you have learned, in a supportive and encouraging environment. It provides the opportunity to collaborate with your fellow students as you prepare for your practical assessments.
Please note, live workshops are compulsory and held over 1 day in either Brisbane, Sydney or Melbourne. Travel and accommodation expenses are the responsibility of the student.
The course duration is 17 months with the ability to fast track studies if you have the desire and capacity to do so. You can apply for an extension of their anticipated completion date up to a maximum course duration of 24 months.
- Must be 18 years or older
- If accessing VET FEE-HELP, the potential student must be able to satisfy at least one of the following options:
- Can provide Senior Secondary School Certificate (For information on replacement Year 12 Certificate click here) or
- Complete LLN at or above exit level 3 in Reading and Numeracy
Diploma of Counselling (CHC51015)
Entamio proudly delivers this course on behalf of Study Group Australia*. Entamio will deliver your training and work with you to achieve your study goals. Study Group is the registered training organisation that will issue the qualifications.
* Study Group Australia Pty Limited (RTO Code: 5806), 119 Charlotte St, Brisbane 4000
$22,900 – This course is VET FEE HELP approved.
Entamio provides an instalment plan that allows you to spread your tuition fees over the duration of the course. You may also be eligible to apply for VET FEE-HELP. This is a Commonwealth Government student loan, with repayments made through the taxation system once you reach a certain income level. For more information, please refer to Entamio’s website: www.entamio.com/vet-fee-help.
Access to VET FEE-HELP is made available through Study Group Australia who is an approved VET FEE-HELP provider.