Counsellors are pillars in the wellbeing of our communities.
Are you someone with a genuine passion to help others, with an inbuilt support compass that drives you to make a positive difference in the world? Whether you’re looking for a new career path in community services and counselling or already working in these sectors and wishing to enhance your counselling skills, the Diploma of Counselling provides a wide range of career options. Workers with qualifications in areas such as human resources, massage therapy, teaching or nursing can also benefit in their current professions by developing the complementary skill sets this course is enriched with.
Assisting others can assist your career.
This course provides you with advanced skills and knowledge to work effectively in the community services industry to help people overcome their challenges. You will develop and demonstrate high level communication and counselling skills and the knowledge of how to practically apply them in real world situations.
The number of people working as Counsellors has grown exponentially over the past 5 years and is expected to create 22,000 new job openings over the next 5 years.
What you’ll learn
CHCCSL002 - Apply specialist interpersonal and counselling interview skills
CHCCSL003 - Facilitate the counselling relationship and process
CHCCSL001 - Establish and confirm the counselling relationship
CHCLEG001 - Work legally and ethically
CHCCSL004 - Research and apply personality and development theories
CHCCSL005 - Apply learning theories in counselling
CHCCSL006 - Select and use counselling therapies
CHCCSM005 - Develop, facilitate and review all aspects of case management
CHCCSL007 - Support counselling clients in decision-making processes
CHCCCS019 - Recognise and respond to crisis situations
CHCDIV001 - Work with diverse people
CHCDIV002 - Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
CHCPRP003 - Reflect on and improve own professional practice
CHCCCS018 - Provide suicide bereavement support
CHCCCS017 - Provide loss and grief support
CHCMHS001 - Work with people with mental health issues
Elective units are subject to change.
Graduates of this course achieve excellent career outcomes.
* Information provided by myskills.gov.au
CHC51015 Diploma of Counselling
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