Diploma of Counselling (12)

Alphacrucis College

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 expertise in counselling, high level communication in a range of commonly used modalities, and referral.

Course Fee:

Australian: $6,120

Entry Requirements:

Relevant employment experience


17 units: 14 core; 3 elective

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Develop, facilitate and monitor all aspects of case management; Recognise and respond to individuals at risk; Apply specialist interpersonal and counselling interview skills; Apply personality and development theories; 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; Work effectively with culturally diverse clients and co-workers; plus more. Elective streams: Counselling; Client support; Family focus; Group work; Network support and administration; Problem gambling; Settlement work.

Further information:

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.

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00958A

Related Careers:

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
AC Central, Parramatta No info Yes Full time 1 year
AC Central, Parramatta No info Yes Part time 2 years
From certificates and diplomas through to bachelors, masters and doctoral degrees, AC delivers a wide range of accredited programs in ministry, theology, business, leadership, chaplaincy, teaching, counseling, music and media. AC educates students within the framework of a Christian worldview.

The College's mission is to serve as a leading centre of Christian thought and action providing an excellent education to equip Christian leaders to change the world. AC's main campus is located in Parramatta, NSW, with other campuses in Brisbane, Perth, Hobart, Auckland, and Online. Study face to face on Campus or Online.

AC is now a self-accrediting Higher Education Provider and Registered Training Organisation with students and graduates around the world.

AC is the national training provider of the Australian Christian Churches (Assemblies of God, Australia). AC partners with churches around Australia in delivering a number of their accredited programs.

Provider CRICOS: 00958A

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