Diploma of Counselling

TrainSmart Australia

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.

Related Careers:

Counsellor,
Campus Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Perth
TrainSmart Australia is a Registered Training Organisation approved by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA). Students can study a wide range of diploma courses under five TSA Colleges with each one providing tailored learning. Course content is regularly updated to suit the changing requirements of businesses. Qualifications are suitable for professionals who want to upskill or change roles, job seekers looking for a fresh challenge or school leavers who are taking that first step towards studying for their chosen career. More than 25 courses are on offer under five colleges.

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