CHC51712 Diploma ofCounselling

Do you want the opportunity to make a meaningful and positive difference to people’s lives?

Complete your study and become a:

  • Crisis Worker
  • Family Support Counsellor
  • Mental Health Support Worker
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Do you want the opportunity to make a meaningful and positive difference to people’s lives?

With a Diploma in Counselling you will learn the skills and knowledge to work with people to assist them through a range of personal issues.

Students need to be eligible to apply for a Suitability for Working with Children Check and/or a Criminal History Check, depending on the state in which they live/work.

  • Work within a structured counselling process
  • Support people in crisis
  • Work within an ethical framework

Course Details

18 Months
17 Units of Study
Study from home or in a classroom

You will learn

  • Work within a structured counselling process
  • Support people in crisis
  • Understand a range of development theories
  • Work with relationship issues
  • Work with families and groups
  • Work within an ethical framework

Career Opportunities

Family Support Counsellor
Crisis Worker
Case Manager
Support Worker – Alcohol and Other Drugs
Support Worker – Mental Health
Course Structure
Cluster 1
Unit Code Unit Name
CHCCSL501AWork within a structured counselling framework
CHCCSL507BSupport clients in decision-making processes
Cluster 2
Unit Code Unit Name
CHCCSL502AApply specialist interpersonal and counselling interview skills
CHCCSL503BFacilitate the counselling relationship
CHCCSL504AApply personality and development theories
CHCCSL505AApply learning theories in counselling
Cluster 3
Unit Code Unit Name
CHCCSL506AApply counselling therapies to address a range of client issues
CHCCSL510AWork effectively with relationship issues
CHCCSL511AProvide interventions to address family issues
CHCCSL512ADetermine suitability of client for counselling services
Cluster 4
Unit Code Unit Name
CHCCS514BRecognise and respond to individuals at risk
CHCCM503CDevelop, facilitate and monitor all aspects of case management
HLTHIR403CWork effectively with culturally diverse clients and co-workers
CHCICS405BFacilitate groups for individual outcomes
CHCCSL508BApply legal and ethical responsibilities in counselling practice
HLTWHS300AContribute to WHS processes
CHCCSL509AReflect and improve upon counselling skills
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