Diploma of Counselling

Holmesglen Institute

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: $10,223

Entry Requirements:

Relevant employment experience

Structure:

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:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00012G

Related Careers:

Counsellor,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Waverley No info No Full time 1 year
Holmesglen is one of the largest providers of Vocational and Higher Education in Victoria. Holmesglen delivers over 600 courses to more than 50,000 students, with around 4,000 international student enrolments. Holmesglen courses include: Degree and Graduate Certificate courses; Apprenticeships and Pre-apprenticeships in Engineering, Hospitality, Horticulture, Furnishing and Building and Construction trades such as Bricklaying, Carpentry, Flooring, Glass and Glazing, Plastering and Plumbing and over 200 nationally accredited Certificates, Diplomas and Advanced Diplomas, with many courses offering a flexible approach to study (part time, full time, weekend, evening and off campus options available) and a pathway to higher education streams and adult short courses, bridging and preparatory courses, English language programs, trade accreditation and testing, and corporate and industry programs. Holmesglen also offers online training in business and management in partnership with the Registered Training Organisation, Ducere. Courses are delivered online by Ducere but are accredited through Holmesglen.

Provider CRICOS: 00012G

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