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.

Course Fee:

Australian: $9,860

Entry Requirements:

Relevant employment experience


17 units: 13 core; 4 elective

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Establish and confirm the counselling relationship; Apply specialist interpersonal and counselling interview skills; Facilitate the counselling relationship and process; Select and use counselling therapies; Apply learning theories in counselling; Research and apply personality and development theories; Develop, facilitate and review all aspects of case management; plus more. Electives: Provide individualised support; Plan, facilitate and review psycho-educational groups; Facilitate the interests and rights of clients; Support people to improve relationships; plus more.

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 02400A (ACT)

Related Careers:

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Bentley No info No Part time 2 years
Adelaide No info No Part time 2 years
Stanmore No info No Part time 2 years
Springwood No info No Part time 2 years
Distance Education Mitchell No info No Full time 1 year
Distance Education Mitchell No info No Part time 2 years
Established in 1992, The Australian Institute of Family Counselling Ltd is a Registered Training Organisation which offers training in Christian counselling and family therapy.

Provider CRICOS: 02400A (ACT)

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