Course Code: CHC51015Diploma of Counselling
If you have a passion to help others to live more calm and fulfilling lives, a Diploma of Counselling will lead you to your ideal career. Learn to use advanced communication skills to relate to others in a professional, caring way, and help them work through their own problems and issues by acting as a non-judgemental guide. Turn your natural strengths of communication and compassion into a career with a Diploma of Counselling.
Learning MethodClassroom / Distance/Correspondence / Online / Work-based
RTO'sThis course is delivered by our Registered Training Organisation Access Training Institute Pty Ltd RTO ID 91498.
To achieve the CHC51015 Diploma of Counselling a total of 17 units of competency must be completed; thirteen (13) core units of competency and four (4) electives.
After achieving this qualification, you may choose to pursue one of the following Degrees:
- Bachelor of Counselling
- Graduate Diploma of Counselling
- Graduate Certificate of Counselling
To gain entry into CHC51015 Diploma of Counselling it is recommended that candidates have sufficient relevant work experience to indicate likely success at this level of qualification in a job role involving:
- The self-directed application of knowledge with substantial depth in some areas
- The exercise of independent judgement and decision-making
- The application of relevant technical and other skills.
Student Selection Process
The selection process is designed to ensure that students or trainees are enrolled in the qualification that best meets their needs.
Selection criteria will take into account various factors when deciding upon which students/trainees will be offered places in the program including;
- The student or trainee needs and desired outcomes
- The ability and commitment of the student or trainee to complete the course;
- Eligibility requirements listed in the applicable National Training Package;
- Students existing ability in the ACSF core skills, (learning, reading, writing, oral communication and numeracy)
Students or trainees not meeting these requirements will be directed to more suitable qualifications or skill development programs.
After completing this course you can pursue a career as a:
|Unit Code||Unit Description|
|CHCCSL001||Establish and confirm the counselling relationship|
|CHCCSL002||Apply specialist interpersonal and counselling interview skills|
|CHCCSL003||Facilitate the counselling relationship and process|
|CHCCSL007||Support counselling clients in the decision-making process|
|CHCCCS019||Recognise and respond to crisis situations|
|CHCCSL006||Select and use counselling therapies|
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people|
|CHCDIV002||Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety|
|CHCLEG001||Work legally and ethically|
|CHCCSM005||Develop, facilitate and review all aspects of case management|
|CHCCSL004||Research and apply personality and development theories|
|CHCPRP003||Reflect on and improve own professional practice|
|CHCCSL005||Apply learning theories in counselling|
|Unit Code||Unit Description|
|CHCCCS017||Provide loss and grief support|
|CHCMHS001||Work with people with mental health issues|
|CHCAOD008||Provide advanced interventions to meet the needs of clients with alcohol and/or other drug issues|
|CHCFAM003||Support people to improve relationships|