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CHC51015 Diploma of Counselling

Counselling counts. Support, care and restore.

Enrolling now! 

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:

24 month interest free payment plan 

No deposit, no interest for pay for 24 months.

VET Student Loans 

Australian government income contingent loan which allows you to study now and pay later.

Study Loans 

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.

Study Modules

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


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