Diploma of Counselling

National ID: CHC51015
State ID: AZA0
Qualification level:

Course is available at the following locations

Private
Insight Training Group Australia Pty Ltd

Course description

Campus locations

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Private
Marr Mooditj Training Inc

Course is delivered in Perth in block released format over 12 months

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.

Course description

Course is delivered in Perth in block released format over 12 months

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.

Campus locations

Course page link
Public
North Metropolitan TAFE

We recommend thatyou areover the age of 18 before enrolling in this course as the fieldwork placement and employment outcomes are very limited for students under the age of 18.
You willneed to have the ability to undertake research and apply yourself to self directed activities.

This qualification will provide you with the skills and knowledge to work with clients experiencing complex situations requiring advanced interviewing and communication skills in a community services setting.

During the course you will gain industry experience and grow your expertise by completing two supervised field placements with one of 170 government and community agencies. You may work in the areas of mental health, drugs and alcohol abuse, family and domestic violence, housing, adolescent development, or parenting and relationships - giving you a competitive edge to secure employment in this fast-growing industry.

Completion of the Diploma of Counselling may also lead to university study in Social Science/Work, Psychology, Counselling, or Youth Work.

This course may be of particular interest to graduates of Diploma or higher in community services, youth work, mental health, allied field or applicants with more than two years work/volunteer experience in community services. If you have not already completed the above you may be able to complete a combined Diploma of Community Services and Diploma of Counselling.

PLEASE NOTEYou will need to be enrolled in the appropriate units to be offered a work placement - it is not a standard for all enrolments.

Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • Empathetic and caring
  • Broad-minded and non-judgemental
  • Able to keep information confidential
  • Able to relate to people from a variety of backgrounds and cultures
  • Good problem-solving and rapport building skills
Delivery mode information
Part-time

With part time study you will be completing your course on-campus with face to face contact with your lecturers and fellow students during every-day class activities.

Qualifications are broken down into stages to try and suit your availability.
If you are planning on completing a Certificate III or IV level course we will recommend that the course be broken into 2 or 3 stages over 12 - 18 months
If you are planning on completing a Diploma level course we will recommend that the course be broken into 3 or 4 stages over 18 - 24 months

A Work Placement is compulsory for students undertaking a Certificate IV or Diploma as some units in these qualifications require you to demonstrate your skills in a work place setting. These units will be highlighted on your study plan.

To enquire or enrol please fill out the Course Enquiry Form
 
Work-based

Workplace training offers a flexible, self-paced study program which combines workplace recognition of prior learning and individualised ‘gap’ training to attain your qualification.

Workplace training means every time you go to work you are learning and demonstrating competence whilst working towards your qualification. The flexibility of workplace training allows you to structure and perform learning and assessment in a way that fits into your professional and personal life.

Learning and assessment plans are created on an individual level in consultation with you and/or your employer. Workplace training assessment is conducted using numerous methods including practical demonstration and observation, question and answer interviews, written tasks, supervisor reports and workshops.

To enquire or enrol please fill out the Course Enquiry Form
 

Course description

We recommend thatyou areover the age of 18 before enrolling in this course as the fieldwork placement and employment outcomes are very limited for students under the age of 18.
You willneed to have the ability to undertake research and apply yourself to self directed activities.

This qualification will provide you with the skills and knowledge to work with clients experiencing complex situations requiring advanced interviewing and communication skills in a community services setting.

During the course you will gain industry experience and grow your expertise by completing two supervised field placements with one of 170 government and community agencies. You may work in the areas of mental health, drugs and alcohol abuse, family and domestic violence, housing, adolescent development, or parenting and relationships - giving you a competitive edge to secure employment in this fast-growing industry.

Completion of the Diploma of Counselling may also lead to university study in Social Science/Work, Psychology, Counselling, or Youth Work.

This course may be of particular interest to graduates of Diploma or higher in community services, youth work, mental health, allied field or applicants with more than two years work/volunteer experience in community services. If you have not already completed the above you may be able to complete a combined Diploma of Community Services and Diploma of Counselling.

PLEASE NOTEYou will need to be enrolled in the appropriate units to be offered a work placement - it is not a standard for all enrolments.

Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • Empathetic and caring
  • Broad-minded and non-judgemental
  • Able to keep information confidential
  • Able to relate to people from a variety of backgrounds and cultures
  • Good problem-solving and rapport building skills
Delivery mode information
Part-time

With part time study you will be completing your course on-campus with face to face contact with your lecturers and fellow students during every-day class activities.

Qualifications are broken down into stages to try and suit your availability.
If you are planning on completing a Certificate III or IV level course we will recommend that the course be broken into 2 or 3 stages over 12 - 18 months
If you are planning on completing a Diploma level course we will recommend that the course be broken into 3 or 4 stages over 18 - 24 months

A Work Placement is compulsory for students undertaking a Certificate IV or Diploma as some units in these qualifications require you to demonstrate your skills in a work place setting. These units will be highlighted on your study plan.

To enquire or enrol please fill out the Course Enquiry Form
 
Work-based

Workplace training offers a flexible, self-paced study program which combines workplace recognition of prior learning and individualised ‘gap’ training to attain your qualification.

Workplace training means every time you go to work you are learning and demonstrating competence whilst working towards your qualification. The flexibility of workplace training allows you to structure and perform learning and assessment in a way that fits into your professional and personal life.

Learning and assessment plans are created on an individual level in consultation with you and/or your employer. Workplace training assessment is conducted using numerous methods including practical demonstration and observation, question and answer interviews, written tasks, supervisor reports and workshops.

To enquire or enrol please fill out the Course Enquiry Form
 

Campus locations

Course page link
Private
SMR Learning Services Pty Ltd trading as TrainSmart Australia, New Horizons Learning Centre (Perth)

With an ever-increasing need for people to be employed in various community services, counselling is a skill in great demand!

This Diploma of Counselling is a Jobs & Skills WA government subsidised, Nationally Recognised Diploma qualification that will equip you with the knowledge and understanding to provide professional support and guidance to diverse groups and individuals in a variety of areas.

Learning is self-paced over a 12-month period. In addition to receiving the face-to-face classroom training, you will also have access to all your learning resources online enabling you to review all the classroom content in your own time. Blended learning to suit your lifestyle allows for greater flexibility.

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 would be working in defined and supported counselling roles in established agencies rather than in independent practice.

You will learn skills and techniques which you can implement in a career that offers support to people from varied backgrounds in various areas – and enable you to make a difference in your community.

Complimentary career guidance available. For more information, visit tsa.edu.au or phone 1300 855 517.

Course description

With an ever-increasing need for people to be employed in various community services, counselling is a skill in great demand!

This Diploma of Counselling is a Jobs & Skills WA government subsidised, Nationally Recognised Diploma qualification that will equip you with the knowledge and understanding to provide professional support and guidance to diverse groups and individuals in a variety of areas.

Learning is self-paced over a 12-month period. In addition to receiving the face-to-face classroom training, you will also have access to all your learning resources online enabling you to review all the classroom content in your own time. Blended learning to suit your lifestyle allows for greater flexibility.

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 would be working in defined and supported counselling roles in established agencies rather than in independent practice.

You will learn skills and techniques which you can implement in a career that offers support to people from varied backgrounds in various areas – and enable you to make a difference in your community.

Complimentary career guidance available. For more information, visit tsa.edu.au or phone 1300 855 517.

Campus locations

Course page link