CHC51015 Diploma of Counselling
Counselling counts. Support, care and restore.
There’s a growing demand for people who can offer support services to adults and teenagers who may need guidance and support to lead a more fulfilling, happier life so they can reach their full potential. Counselling is a very rewarding career and extremely satisfying.
The CHC51015 Diploma of Counselling will equip you with the knowledge and understanding to provide professional help to diverse groups and individuals and make a real difference to someone’s life.
You will learn skills and techniques which you can implement in a career that offers support to people from varied backgrounds. Subjects include responding to crisis situations, developing and facilitating a counselling relationship, working with diverse people and helping those who have suffered from grief or trauma.
Learning is online over a 12-month period, to best suit your individual needs and lifestyle. You will be expected to complete practical activities through attending mobile workshops and in the workplace. TrainSmart Australia will give you advance notice so you can make necessary arrangements to ensure you are able to participate in these workshops.
Assessments are by way of written assignments and have a practical component. You will receive dedicated trainer team support throughout your studies.
TrainSmart Australia will assess a students’ ‘academic suitability’ to ensure the student has the best chance of success. This is determined by either:-
- The student providing TrainSmart Australia with a copy of an Australian year 12 Certificate or
- The student providing TrainSmart Australia with a copy of a Certificate IV qualification (or above) or,
- The student completing the Core Skills Profile for Adults online assessment passing at or above Exit Level 3 in the Australian Core Skills Framework in both reading and numeracy.
In addition to the above entry requirements, the College will consider whether the student applying to enrol demonstrates the capacity to meet the demands of their chosen course. Student academic suitability is determined through a one to one career counselling session. The student will be advised whether he or she is considered to be academically suited, or alternative study pathways may be offered.
The CHC51015 Diploma of Counselling course enables you to work in a variety of settings providing counselling services to others. You can also find employment in community or family support organisations and within government support services.
The maximum tuition fee for this course is $10,300. Your fee payment options are:
No deposit, no interest for pay for 24 months.
Australian government income contingent loan which allows you to study now and pay later.
Flexible loan with payment options for up to 48 months.
Jobs and Skills WA (Perth only)– For citizens and residents of Western Australia, government subsidies may apply. For detailed information, please see our attached brochure.
CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically
CHCCSL001 Establish and confirm the counselling relationship
CHCCSL006 Select and use counselling therapies
CHCCSL003 Facilitate the counselling relationship and process
CHCCSL005 Apply learning theories in counselling
CHCCSL002 Apply specialist interpersonal and counselling interview skills
CHCCSL004 Research and apply personality and development theories
CHCCSM005 Develop, facilitate and review all aspects of case management
CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
CHCCCS019 Recognise and respond to crisis situations
CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
CHCDFV006 Counsel clients affected by domestic and family violence
CHCMHS013 Implement trauma informed care
CHCCCS017 Provide loss and grief support
CHCGRP002 Plan and conduct group activities
CHCCSL007 Support counselling clients in decision making processes
Complimentary Services and Career Guidance
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For more information about the many benefits of learning with us including VET Student Loans, government funded courses in Perth and complimentary career guidance service, simply submit your details online or call now on 1300 855 517