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CHC51015 Diploma of Counselling

Counselling counts. Support, care and restore.

CHC51015 Diploma of Counselling

Counselling counts. Support, care and restore.

There is a growing need for people who can offer support services to adults and teenagers who may need support and guidance. If you’re inspired to help people lead a happier life to reach their full potential, a career as a professional Counsellor could be a fulfilling career path for you.

The CHC51015 Diploma of Counselling will equip you with knowledge and understanding to provide professional help as a counsellor, to diverse groups and individuals. The CHC51015 Diploma of Counselling course enables you to work in a variety of settings providing counselling services to others.

You may work with clients in various settings including mental health, drugs and alcohol abuse, family and domestic violence, housing, adolescent development, and parenting and relationships.

In the CHC51015 Diploma of Counselling course, you will learn how to recognise and respond to crises situations, develop and facilitate positive counselling relationships, apply core counselling methodologies to assist clients and much more.

This 12-month online course will gain you access to our Health and Community Services Trainers for dedicated team support throughout your studies. All our Allied Health trainers are highly experienced and offer students specialist knowledge and insight from their respective fields.

To find out more about the CHC51015 Diploma of Counselling course at TrainSmart Australia, download the brochure below.

Our face-to-face classes have resumed.
e-Learning is still available for our online students through our Virtual Classrooms.
We aim to use strict hygiene practises and social distancing where possible.

Course Overview

There is a growing need for people who can offer support services to adults and teenagers who may need support and guidance. If you’re inspired to help people lead a happier life to reach their full potential, a career as a professional Counsellor could be a fulfilling career path for you.

The CHC51015 Diploma of Counselling will equip you with knowledge and understanding to provide professional help as a counsellor, to diverse groups and individuals. The CHC51015 Diploma of Counselling course enables you to work in a variety of settings providing counselling services to others.

You may work with clients in various settings including mental health, drugs and alcohol abuse, family and domestic violence, housing, adolescent development, and parenting and relationships.

In the CHC51015 Diploma of Counselling course, you will learn how to recognise and respond to crises situations, develop and facilitate positive counselling relationships, apply core counselling methodologies to assist clients and much more.

This 12-month online course will gain you access to our Health and Community Services Trainers for dedicated team support throughout your studies. All our Allied Health trainers are highly experienced and offer students specialist knowledge and insight from their respective fields.

To find out more about the CHC51015 Diploma of Counselling course at TrainSmart Australia, download the brochure below.

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Location

Online

Delivery method

Online

Practical Assessments Required

Practical Assessments Required

Practical Assessment Locations

QLD – Salisbury

NSW – Seven Hills

WA – Perth CBD

VIC – Burwood

SA – St Mary’s

ACT, NT, TAS – via. Video Conference

Pre-Requisite(s)

N/A

Course Duration

12 months

Course Cost

$15,750

Course Start Date

Rolling Enrolment

Available Payment Options & Subsidies

Course Details

If you enjoy helping adults and teenagers work through troubles and helping them fulfill a better life, this course will be perfect for you!

The CHC51015 Diploma of Counselling course covers a range of content including; Counselling Relationships, Counselling Theories, Interviewing Skills, Cultural Safety, Respond to Crises, Case Management, Grief Support, Domestic Violence and more.

You will be expected to complete practical activities through attending Practical Assessments 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 assessments.

Assessments are by way of written assignments and have a practical component. You will receive dedicated trainer team support throughout your studies.

Learning is online over a 12-month period, to best suit your individual needs and lifestyle.

TrainSmart Australia will assess a student’s ‘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) that can be verified 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.

The CHC51015 Diploma of Counselling qualification can lead to opportunities with job titles including;

  • Community Services Worker
  • Family Support Worker
  • Case Worker
  • Welfare Worker

TrainSmart Australia students also have access to our Purpose Counselling Studio, which is a state-of-the-art counselling clinic located at 256 Adelaide Terrace, Perth.

The studio provides our students with a safe environment to demonstrate practical counselling skills within a simulated environment. Our studio is also equipped with videoconferencing equipment to support E-counselling sessions for trainee counsellors.

Learn more about the Purpose Counselling Studio here.

Payment options & subsidies

The maximum tuition fee for this course is $15,750. Your fee payment options are:

  • Upfront payment
  • VET Student Loans – Australian government income contingent loan which allows you to study now and pay later.

Find out what your repayments may be by using our VET Student Loans Repayments Calculator

*VET Student Loans are subject to students meeting eligibility requirements. VET Student Loan creates a debt that must be repaid to the Commonwealth.

Find out what your repayments may be using our Payment Plan Repayment Calculator

  • Study Loans – Flexible loan with payment options for up to 48 months.

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Complimentary Services and Career Guidance

Membership of the TrainSmart Australia student portal in which you will receive updates on class status, new facilities, promotions and social media updates.

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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  • How long is this course?

    Learning is online over a 12-month period, to best suit your individual needs and lifestyle.

  • Why should I enrol with TrainSmart Australia?

    If you enjoy helping adults and teenagers work through troubles and helping them fulfill a better life, this course will be perfect for you!

  • What will I learn in the CHC51015 Diploma of Counselling?

    The CHC51015 Diploma of Counselling course covers a range of content including; Counselling Relationships, Counselling Theories, Interviewing Skills, Cultural Safety, Respond to Crises, Case Management, Grief Support, Domestic Violence and more.

  • What jobs could I get after completing this course?

    The CHC51015 Diploma of Counselling qualification can lead to opportunities with job titles including;

    • Community Services Worker
    • Family Support Worker
    • Case Worker
    • Welfare Worker

CHC51015 Diploma of Counselling UNITS OF COMPETENCY
Module 1: Introduction to Counselling
HLTWHS006Manage personal stressors in the work environment
CHCPRP003Reflect on and improve own professional practice
CHCCCS019Recognise and respond to crisis situations
CHCLEG001Work legally and ethically
CHCDIV001Work with diverse people
CHCDIV002Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
Module 2: Case Management
CHCMHS005Provide services to people with co-existing mental health and alcohol and other drugs issues
CHCCCS017Provide loss and grief support
CHCCSL001Establish and confirm the counselling relationship
CHCCSL003Facilitate the counselling relationship and process
CHCCSL007Support counselling clients in decision making processes
CHCMHS013Implement trauma informed care
Module 3: Specialised Counselling
CHCCSL002Apply specialist interpersonal and counselling interview skills
CHCCSL006Select and use counselling therapies
CHCCSL004Research and apply personality and development theories
CHCCSL005Apply learning theories in counselling
CHCCSM005Develop, facilitate and review all aspects of case management

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Want to learn more about the CHC51015 Diploma of Counselling? Simply fill out the form below and then click download to get the course brochure! 

By submitting this  form, you agree to TrainSmart Australia using your contact information for marketing purposes. TrainSmart Australia will ensure all personal information is stored in compliance with the Privacy Act 1988 and will not sell/remarket your information to any third party. TrainSmart Australia also uses reCAPTCHA technology and will act in accordance with the terms and conditions set by Google.

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