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Diploma of Counselling

National ID: CHC51015 | State ID: AZA0

 

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The Diploma of Counselling is a nationally recognised course that provides the first step towards a career in Counselling and entry into the counselling profession. This qualification will provide you with the skills and knowledge to work with clients experiencing complex situations requiring advanced interviewing and communication skills in a community services setting.  During the course you will gain industry experience and grow your expertise by completing two supervised field placements with one of 170 government and community agencies. You may work in the areas of mental health, drugs and alcohol abuse, family and domestic violence, housing, adolescent development, or parenting and relationships - giving you a competitive edge to secure employment in this fast-growing industry. This course may be of particular interest to graduates of Diploma or higher in community services, youth work, mental health, allied field or applicants with more than two years work/volunteer experience in community services. If you have not already completed the above you may be able to complete a combined Diploma of Community Services and Diploma of Counselling.

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Entrance Requirements
School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
Completion of WACE General or ATAR (Minimum C Grades) or equivalent Completion of WACE General or ATAR or equivalent (minimum C Grades) Certificate III
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Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Successful completion of this course provides you with the opportunity to gain positions in the  community service sector as a counsellor.

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Course Overview

Where Geraldton
Duration

2 Semesters full-time, which includes the Diploma of Community Services.

HowFull-Time
WhenAvailable Semester 1, 2018
Fees and charges

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

The fees identified above for this course are (predominantly) based on full-time face-to-face delivery (or Apprenticeship/Traineeship delivery) for this course. Fees may vary depending on your choice of units and some delivery modes. You can also find details of all course costs on our Fees page here.

At Central Regional TAFE, three types of fees may be charged:

  • Course fees - set by the State Government and are calculated on the category of enrolment.  Students studying a certificate course may be eligible for a concession. Concession students pay 30% of the course fees (not incidental, resource or other fees).
  • Resource fees - covers materials purchased by the TAFE which will be consumed or transformed by students in the course of instruction, such as workshop materials & workbooks.
  • Other fees - charged for goods and services that are provided by the TAFE such as security, name badges and IT infrastructure. 

In addition to these fees, students may need to purchase textbooks, uniforms and other course specific equipment.

Units

1 Core Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Apply learning theories in counsellingCHCCSL005AWB37
Apply specialist interpersonal and counselling interview skillsCHCCSL002AWB41
Develop, facilitate and review all aspects of case managementCHCCSM005AVC23
Establish and confirm the counselling relationshipCHCCSL001AWB39
Facilitate the counselling relationship and processCHCCSL003AWB40
Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safetyCHCDIV002AVC08
Recognise and respond to crisis situationsCHCCCS019AVC58
Reflect on and improve own professional practiceCHCPRP003AVB48
Research and apply personality and development theoriesCHCCSL004AWB38
Select and use counselling therapiesCHCCSL006AWB36
Support counselling clients in decision-making processesCHCCSL007AWB35
Work legally and ethicallyCHCLEG001AVB82
Work with diverse peopleCHCDIV001AVC09
2 Elective Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Facilitate the interests and rights of clientsCHCADV001AVC96
Identify and respond to children and young people at riskCHCPRT001WG802
Manage and promote diversityCHCDIV003AVC07
Work with people with mental health issuesCHCMHS001AVB69
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Course Overview

Where Geraldton
Duration

2 Semesters full-time, which includes the Diploma of Community Services.

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WhenAvailable Semester 1, 2018
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Successful completion of this course provides you with the opportunity to gain positions in the  community service sector as a counsellor.

Further study opportunities:

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Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

The fees identified above for this course are (predominantly) based on full-time face-to-face delivery (or Apprenticeship/Traineeship delivery) for this course. Fees may vary depending on your choice of units and some delivery modes. You can also find details of all course costs on our Fees page here.

At Central Regional TAFE, three types of fees may be charged:

  • Course fees - set by the State Government and are calculated on the category of enrolment.  Students studying a certificate course may be eligible for a concession. Concession students pay 30% of the course fees (not incidental, resource or other fees).
  • Resource fees - covers materials purchased by the TAFE which will be consumed or transformed by students in the course of instruction, such as workshop materials & workbooks.
  • Other fees - charged for goods and services that are provided by the TAFE such as security, name badges and IT infrastructure. 

In addition to these fees, students may need to purchase textbooks, uniforms and other course specific equipment.

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1 Core Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Apply learning theories in counsellingCHCCSL005AWB37
Apply specialist interpersonal and counselling interview skillsCHCCSL002AWB41
Develop, facilitate and review all aspects of case managementCHCCSM005AVC23
Establish and confirm the counselling relationshipCHCCSL001AWB39
Facilitate the counselling relationship and processCHCCSL003AWB40
Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safetyCHCDIV002AVC08
Recognise and respond to crisis situationsCHCCCS019AVC58
Reflect on and improve own professional practiceCHCPRP003AVB48
Research and apply personality and development theoriesCHCCSL004AWB38
Select and use counselling therapiesCHCCSL006AWB36
Support counselling clients in decision-making processesCHCCSL007AWB35
Work legally and ethicallyCHCLEG001AVB82
Work with diverse peopleCHCDIV001AVC09
2 Elective Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Facilitate the interests and rights of clientsCHCADV001AVC96
Identify and respond to children and young people at riskCHCPRT001WG802
Manage and promote diversityCHCDIV003AVC07
Work with people with mental health issuesCHCMHS001AVB69
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Central Regional TAFE is committed to ensuring that all international students have an enjoyable experience studying in Australia. Students are supported by a dedicated Client Services staff who provide personal counselling, course advice, student support and many other services.

Fees, applications and enrolments for International Students are different to those for local students. International students must be enrolled in full time study on campus.

For more information about courses, enrolment and course fees for international students:

TAFE International Western Australia,
Department of Training and Workforce Development - Customer Service Centre
Level 7, 3 Forrest Place, Perth WA 6000
Tel: +61 8 9218 2100
Fax: +61 8 9218 2160
Email: study.eti@det.wa.edu.au
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If this course uses TAFE Admissions, to study full-time in 2018 apply through tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au.

Online and continuous or flexible learning enrolment courses normally have enrolments available ongoing at any time, for help enrolling or for more information:

Call: 1800 672 700 or email: info@crtafe.wa.edu.au

International students please contact www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au.

For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.

For all other enquiries please call us on 1800 672 700 or email: info@crtafe.wa.edu.au.

Please note: All enrolling students will require a Unique Student Identifier number.

Recognition of Prior Learning validates your existing skills and knowledge. Find out more under Future Students to customise your learning pathways.

Disclaimer

Courses at Central Regional TAFE are delivered subject to resources and demand. For the latest information, check with the appropriate campus, as course availability may be subject to review and change.

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
Completion of WACE General or ATAR (Minimum C Grades) or equivalentCompletion of WACE General or ATAR or equivalent (minimum C Grades)Certificate III

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If you have completed a Diploma or Advanced Diploma qualification with Central Regional TAFE, you may be able to obtain credits towards a degree at Geraldton Universities Centre (GUC), Charles Sturt University, Central Queensland University and the University of Southern Queensland.

In addition to the arrangements in place with specific Universities, a Diploma or Advanced Diploma qualification from us will enable you to gain direct entry into related undergraduate degree courses in most Universities throughout Australia. You may also be eligible to gain credits with other Universities on a case-by-case basis.

 

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If this course uses TAFE Admissions, to study full-time in 2018 apply through tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au.

Online and continuous or flexible learning enrolment courses normally have enrolments available ongoing at any time, for help enrolling or for more information:

Call: 1800 672 700 or email: info@crtafe.wa.edu.au

International students please contact www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au.

For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.

For all other enquiries please call us on 1800 672 700 or email: info@crtafe.wa.edu.au.

Please note: All enrolling students will require a Unique Student Identifier number.

Recognition of Prior Learning validates your existing skills and knowledge. Find out more under Future Students to customise your learning pathways.

Disclaimer

Courses at Central Regional TAFE are delivered subject to resources and demand. For the latest information, check with the appropriate campus, as course availability may be subject to review and change.

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
Completion of WACE General or ATAR (Minimum C Grades) or equivalentCompletion of WACE General or ATAR or equivalent (minimum C Grades)Certificate III

If this course uses TAFE Admissions, to study full-time in 2018 apply through tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au.

Online and continuous or flexible learning enrolment courses normally have enrolments available ongoing at any time, for help enrolling or for more information:

Call: 1800 672 700 or email: info@crtafe.wa.edu.au

International students please contact www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au.

For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.

For all other enquiries please call us on 1800 672 700 or email: info@crtafe.wa.edu.au.

Please note: All enrolling students will require a Unique Student Identifier number.

Recognition of Prior Learning validates your existing skills and knowledge. Find out more under Future Students to customise your learning pathways.

Disclaimer

Courses at Central Regional TAFE are delivered subject to resources and demand. For the latest information, check with the appropriate campus, as course availability may be subject to review and change.

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF Completion of WACE General or ATAR (Minimum C Grades) or equivalentCompletion of WACE General or ATAR or equivalent (minimum C Grades)Certificate III

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