Diploma of Counselling
TAFE Queensland Gold Coast
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Relevant employment experience
This qualification is part of the Community Services Training Package. It provides the skills and knowledge required for generic counselling work within a case management framework involving skills and knowledge in counselling, high level communication in a range of commonly used modalities, and referral.
Subjects you can Study
Core: Develop, facilitate and monitor all aspects of case management; Recognise and respond to individuals at risk; Work within a structured counselling framework; Apply specialist interpersonal and counselling interview skills; Facilitate the counselling relationship; Apply personality and development theories; Apply learning theories in counselling; Apply counselling therapies to address a range of client issues; Support clients in decision-making processes; Apply legal and ethical responsibilities in counselling practice; Reflect and improve upon counselling skills; Determine suitability of client for counselling services. Electives: Provide support and care relating to suicide bereavement; Apply somatic distress reduction techniques; Work effectively with people with a disability; Engage respectfully with young people; Recognise and respond appropriately to domestic and family violence; Work effectively in relationship work; Provide counselling for clients with problem gambling issues; Meet statutory and organisation information requirements; Undertake bicultural work with forced migrants in Australia; plus more.
About TAFE Queensland Gold CoastTAFE Queensland Gold Coast has four campuses and an enrolment of over 16,000 students each year.
The Institute provides nationally recognised and accredited qualifications, including apprenticeships, traineeships, certificates and advanced diplomas. With partnerships across 45 industry reference groups and 9 Australian universities, all courses are designed to ensure graduates enter the workforce or university with relevant practical skills. Many of the Institute's courses offer a pathway to university.
TAFE Queensland Gold Coast has a dedicated international team servicing its international students, as well as an IELTS testing facility. Students completing a specialised English program can enter directly into a certificate or diploma course.
Free student support services and commercial training facilities are available.
The Gold Coast has beaches, national parks, rainforests and a cosmopolitan lifestyle. It is 45 minutes by road from Brisbane, Queensland's capital, and has excellent medical facilities, food, public transport and educational services. A wide range of accommodation options is available or, with a homestay arrangement, students can live with an Australian family and practice their English skills.
Provider CRICOS: 03037G RTO code: 0083
DiplomaCourse code: CHC51712
- Full-time internal = 1 year
17 units: 14 core; 3 elective
Relevant employment experience
Where work involves a specific focus on Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander clients or communities, the following elective is recommended: Work effectively with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people.