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Study with us.

  • Gain confidence in communication, micro-counselling and also interviewing skills.
  • Draw on a variety of counselling therapies so you can enhance the lives of a diverse range of clients.
  • Work with clients to address and conquer their personal and psychological issues.
  • Study to suit your lifestyle with our flexible and practical study options.
  • Gain a nationally recognised counselling qualification that’s respected by industry.

CHC51015 Diploma of Counselling

CHC51015 Diploma of
Counselling

Discover how to engage with and support people in need through the CHC51015 Diploma of Counselling.

Do you have a passion for supporting and listening to others? If you want to make a difference in the community, the CHC51015 Diploma of Counselling course will provide you with a high level of training in interpersonal communication skills, counselling techniques and also the required knowledge you will need to undertake work with a diverse range of clients in the community services industry.

Pursue a career in an industry that supports clients and makes positive changes in their lives.

Find out more about this rewarding Counselling course in the tabs below.

Course Overview
Course Structure
Study & Assessment

Course Overview:

Learn how to work with clients on personal and psychological issues using established counselling methods. You will also use communication, micro-counselling and interview skills and draw on various counselling therapy techniques to assist clients.

This interactive and supportive counselling course offers specialisations that will guide you through strategies when working with clients. Together with practical application, it will provide you with valuable real-life industry experience where you can also build upon the skills and knowledge learnt throughout the course.

The diploma also provides transferable skills that will further strengthen work performance for those in human resources, education and community services. For those who want to specialise in counselling and psychotherapy, this course is also an excellent pathway to Higher Education.

You will also learn to:

  • Apply interpersonal and counselling skills
  • Facilitate the counselling relationship and process
  • Work legally and ethically
  • Work with a diverse range of people
  • Select and use counselling therapies and case management
  • Support the client in grief and loss situations
  • Recognise and respond to crisis situations appropriately
  • Reflect on and improve professional practice

Career Opportunities:

  • School Counsellor
  • Guidance Officer
  • Careers Counsellor
  • Caseworker
  • Drug and Alcohol Counsellor
  • Youth Worker
  • Pastoral Care Worker
  • Substance Abuse Worker
  • Disability Respite Worker

Industry Accreditation:

International Institute for Complimentary Therapists Recognised Supplier

Australis College is an approved provider of counselling training by the International Institute for Complementary Therapists.

 

Australis College is also recognised by the Australian Community Counselling Association for the CHC51015 Diploma of Counselling. Please refer to the ACCA website for more information regarding the Association, its Services and Membership.

 

 

Subject list for CHC51015 Diploma of Counselling

There are 17 units of competency in this Counselling qualification and these are delivered in three stages.

Students will be supported throughout the course via regular Trainer support, eLearning, live and recorded web-tutorials, live chats and also forums which are designed to support individual learner needs.

Australis College also integrates the activities while bringing together some units that reflect real industry outcomes and processes. As a result, to obtain this qualification, you must therefore successfully complete the following 17 units of competency:

Unit of Competency Unit of Competency Code
Stage One  
Establish and confirm the counselling relationship CHCCSL001
Apply specialist interpersonal and counselling interview skills CHCCSL002
Facilitate the counselling relationship and process CHCCSL003
Assess co-existing needs CHCCCS004
Stage Two
Work legally and ethically CHCLEG001
Work with diverse people CHCDIV001
Promote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural safety CHCDIV002
Work with people with mental health issues CHCMHS001
Research and apply personality and development theories CHCCSL004
Develop, facilitate and review all aspects of case management CHCCSM005
Apply learning theories in counselling CHCCSL005
Stage Three
Select and use counselling therapies CHCCSL006
Provide loss and grief support CHCCCS017
Recognise and respond to crisis situations CHCCCS019
Support counselling clients in decision-making processes CHCCSL007
Facilitate workplace debriefing and support processes CHCMGT005
Reflect on and improve professional practice CHCPRP003

Assessment Only Fees

To obtain this qualification via the Assessment Only method, you will be required to complete 17 Subjects, which cover the 17 Units of Competency within the CHC51015 Diploma of Counselling.  The table below outlines the fees associated for each Subject and the Units of Competency that the Subject covers.

Diploma of Counselling Assessment Fees

 

Blended Learning

Blended Learning combines the flexibility of online learning with the practical support of face-to-face (only available for certain courses), or live training via web tutorials, online forums and interactive e-learning.

Find Out More

Recognition of Prior Learning

Get credit for your existing experience. RPL (Recognition of Prior Learning) recognises the skills and knowledge you’ve gained through work and life experiences and maps the evidence of these against the criteria for individual units of competency.

Find Out More

Discover how to engage with and support people in need through the CHC51015 Diploma of Counselling.

Do you have a passion for supporting and listening to others? If you want to make a difference in the community, the CHC51015 Diploma of Counselling course will provide you with a high level of training in interpersonal communication skills, counselling techniques and also the required knowledge you will need to undertake work with a diverse range of clients in the community services industry.

Pursue a career in an industry that supports clients and makes positive changes in their lives.

Find out more about this rewarding Counselling course in the tabs below.

Course Overview Course Overview

Course Overview:

Learn how to work with clients on personal and psychological issues using established counselling methods. You will also use communication, micro-counselling and interview skills and draw on various counselling therapy techniques to assist clients.

This interactive and supportive counselling course offers specialisations that will guide you through strategies when working with clients. Together with practical application, it will provide you with valuable real-life industry experience where you can also build upon the skills and knowledge learnt throughout the course.

The diploma also provides transferable skills that will further strengthen work performance for those in human resources, education and community services. For those who want to specialise in counselling and psychotherapy, this course is also an excellent pathway to Higher Education.

You will also learn to:

  • Apply interpersonal and counselling skills
  • Facilitate the counselling relationship and process
  • Work legally and ethically
  • Work with a diverse range of people
  • Select and use counselling therapies and case management
  • Support the client in grief and loss situations
  • Recognise and respond to crisis situations appropriately
  • Reflect on and improve professional practice

Career Opportunities:

  • School Counsellor
  • Guidance Officer
  • Careers Counsellor
  • Caseworker
  • Drug and Alcohol Counsellor
  • Youth Worker
  • Pastoral Care Worker
  • Substance Abuse Worker
  • Disability Respite Worker

Industry Accreditation:

International Institute for Complimentary Therapists Recognised Supplier

Australis College is an approved provider of counselling training by the International Institute for Complementary Therapists.

 

Australis College is also recognised by the Australian Community Counselling Association for the CHC51015 Diploma of Counselling. Please refer to the ACCA website for more information regarding the Association, its Services and Membership.

 

 

Course Structure Course Structure

Subject list for CHC51015 Diploma of Counselling

There are 17 units of competency in this Counselling qualification and these are delivered in three stages.

Students will be supported throughout the course via regular Trainer support, eLearning, live and recorded web-tutorials, live chats and also forums which are designed to support individual learner needs.

Australis College also integrates the activities while bringing together some units that reflect real industry outcomes and processes. As a result, to obtain this qualification, you must therefore successfully complete the following 17 units of competency:

Unit of Competency Unit of Competency Code
Stage One  
Establish and confirm the counselling relationship CHCCSL001
Apply specialist interpersonal and counselling interview skills CHCCSL002
Facilitate the counselling relationship and process CHCCSL003
Assess co-existing needs CHCCCS004
Stage Two
Work legally and ethically CHCLEG001
Work with diverse people CHCDIV001
Promote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural safety CHCDIV002
Work with people with mental health issues CHCMHS001
Research and apply personality and development theories CHCCSL004
Develop, facilitate and review all aspects of case management CHCCSM005
Apply learning theories in counselling CHCCSL005
Stage Three
Select and use counselling therapies CHCCSL006
Provide loss and grief support CHCCCS017
Recognise and respond to crisis situations CHCCCS019
Support counselling clients in decision-making processes CHCCSL007
Facilitate workplace debriefing and support processes CHCMGT005
Reflect on and improve professional practice CHCPRP003

Assessment Only Fees

To obtain this qualification via the Assessment Only method, you will be required to complete 17 Subjects, which cover the 17 Units of Competency within the CHC51015 Diploma of Counselling.  The table below outlines the fees associated for each Subject and the Units of Competency that the Subject covers.

Diploma of Counselling Assessment Fees

 

Study & Assessment Study & Assessment

Blended Learning

Blended Learning combines the flexibility of online learning with the practical support of face-to-face (only available for certain courses), or live training via web tutorials, online forums and interactive e-learning.

Find Out More

Recognition of Prior Learning

Get credit for your existing experience. RPL (Recognition of Prior Learning) recognises the skills and knowledge you’ve gained through work and life experiences and maps the evidence of these against the criteria for individual units of competency.

Find Out More

Follow our easy online application process.

Get Started Now! Get Started Now!

Enter your details and one of our friendly course consultants will be in touch.

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