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CHC51015 Diploma of Counselling

CHC51015 Diploma of Counselling

Start Date: Apply now for 2017
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CHC51015 Diploma of Counselling

This qualification provides the skills and knowledge required to undertake generic counselling work involving skills and knowledge in counselling and high level communication in a range of commonly used modalities, referral and working within a case management framework.

Occupational titles for these workers may include:

  • Counsellor
  • Problem gambling worker

Course Structure

This course if offered on a part-time basis so that you can continue to work while you study. The course includes a classroom component, an off-campus study component and significant workplace components.

Assessment is based on competency, which is the ability to demonstrate specific skills and will involve a combination of assessment methods. These assessments can be written assignments, discussions, interviews, workplace projects and practical demonstrations.

Start Date: Apply now for 2017
1
Day Course - 14 months
2
Night Course - 14 months

Units of Study

This program consists of 17 Units of Competency: 13 Core Units and 4 Elective Units (nominal hours are in brackets).

Core Units

  • CHCDIV001
    Work with diverse people (40)
  • CHCDIV002
    Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety (25)
  • CHCPRP003
    Reflect on and improve own professional practice (120)
  • CHCLEG001
    Work legally and ethically (55)
  • CHCCSL001
    Establish and confirm the counselling relationship (100)
  • CHCCSL002
    Apply specialist interpersonal and counselling interview skills (60)
  • CHCCSL003
    Facilitate the counselling relationship and process (120)
  • CHCCSL004
    Research and apply personality and development theories (50)
  • CHCCSL005
    Research and apply learning theories in counselling (65)
  • CHCCSL006
    Select and use counselling therapies (70)
  • CHCCSL007
    Support counselling clients in decision-making processes (120)
  • CHCCCS019
    Recognise and respond to crisis situations (45)
  • CHCCSM005
    Develop, facilitate and review all aspects of case management (75)

Elective Units

  • CHCDFV001
    Recognise and respond to domestic and family violence (50)
  • CHCFAM003
    Support people to improve relationships (60)
  • CHCCCS003
    Increase the safety of individuals at risk of suicide (110)
  • CHCCCS014
    Provide brief interventions (75)

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Foundation Skills Assessment

Although there are no entry requirements for the qualification, applicants will be assessed for suitability by using the Foundation Skills Assessment. This will help us to identify any potential barriers or help us determine whether you require extra support for your studies.

The Foundation Skills Assessment will focus on English language, literacy and numeracy skills as well as employability skills.

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Learner Tuition Fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.

Study options: C = Classroom Based Learning, FOCS = Flexible Off Campus Study (FOCS), W = Workplace Based Traineeship

 

Study OptionTuition CostAmenitiesMaterialsResourcesOtherTotal Fee
C$186.00$64.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$250.00
W / FOCS$186.00$64.00$0.00$250.00$0.00$500.00

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Learner Tuition Fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.

Study options: C = Classroom Based Learning, FOCS = Flexible Off Campus Study (FOCS), W = Workplace Based Traineeship

 

Study OptionTuition CostAmenitiesMaterialsResourcesOtherTotal Fee
Concession not available for Diploma course
Concession not available for Diploma course

The tabs above provide the full breakdown of fees & charges for funded (funding without concession),  concession funding and Fee for Service (full fee paying). which displays in the table below.

Diversitat Training staff will be able to help you determine if you are eligible for funding or Concession or no funding (fee for service). For a detailed explanation of Fees & Charges please have a look at our Fees & Charges page.

Learner Tuition Fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.

Study options: C = Classroom Based Learning, FOCS = Flexible Off Campus Study (FOCS), W = Workplace Based Traineeship

 

Study OptionTuition CostAmenitiesMaterialsResourcesOtherTotal Fee
C$5,952.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$5,952.00
W / FOCS$5,952.00$0.00$0.00$250.00$0.00$6,202.00

Additional Information

Induction before you start the course

You will be given a formal induction at the beginning of your course. Important details are further communicated in the Learner Handbook.

There is a formal induction checklist that you will be taken through and at the end of induction you will be asked to sign the checklist to verify that you understand the details, including competency based assessment and reasonable adjustment, assessment methods, due dates and delivery requirements, surveys and the complaints/appeals process.

Alongside this there are also worksite inductions conducted if you are participating in placement as part of your training.

Issuing Certificates

On successful completion, participants will be awarded CHC51712 – Diploma of Counselling. For unit completion only, a Statement of Attainment will be awarded.

Materials Required

Diversitat Training will provide all course information and resources; however, participants are required to provide their own work folders, pens etc. A materials/resources fee may be charged for course materials such as resources, handouts and text materials. Additional expenses/levies may be required for some courses to cover extra course expenses such as tools of trade, equipment, excursions etc. You will be advised if these expenses apply to your studies prior to enrolment.

Access & Equity, RPL, Credit Transfers & USI

For information about Access & Equity or information about Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), Credit Transfers or information on how to obtain a Unique Student Identifier (USI); please visit the enrolment information page on our website and download the latest Enrolment Information pdf.

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