This qualification is part of the Community Services Training Package. It reflects the role of counsellors, who work with clients on personal and psychological issues using established counselling modalities. They use communication, micro-counselling and interviewing skills and draw on varied counselling therapies to assist clients. At this level, the counsellor will be working in defined and supported counselling roles in established agencies rather than in independent practice.

Entry Requirements:

Relevant employment experience

Structure:

17 units: 13 core; 4 elective

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Recognise and respond to crisis situations; Establish and confirm the counselling relationship; Facilitate the counselling relationship and process; Work with diverse people; Work legally and ethically; plus more. Electives: Facilitate the interests and rights of clients; Provide individualised support; Support independence and wellbeing; Support people to improve relationships; plus more.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 01328A

Related Careers:

Counsellor,
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Since 1983 the Australian College of Applied Psychology (ACAP) has been teaching applied psychology and helping to prepare students to change lives and to make a difference. A leader in applied psychology education, ACAP offers specialist courses in counselling, psychology, case management, coaching and social work, and has more than 4000 students currently studying on-campus or online. ACAP is a nationally registered training organisation (RTO) and higher education provider (HEP). ACAP has city campuses in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth. Each campus offers a unique experience while delivering the same course content and quality teaching. You can also combine your on-campus learning with studying by flexible delivery. This RTO can offer VET Student Loans for certain approved courses. A VET Student Loan is a capped loan from the Australian Government to help you pay your tuition fees. Your initial loan debt amount (loan and loan fee, if applicable), plus indexation, must be paid back once you start earning over a certain amount. The compulsory threshold for the 2019-2020 income year is $45,881.

Provider CRICOS: 01328A

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