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CHC51015 Diploma of Counselling

Start Date: September
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CHC51015 Diploma of Counselling

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LocationDays Per WeekStart DateLength of Study
Geelong1-2 days per week (day course)20 Feb 201918 months
Melbourne

Level 20

31 Queen Street

1-2 days per week (day course)12 Oct 201818 months

This qualification reflects the role of counsellors, who work with clients on personal and psychological issues using established counselling modalities. They use communication, microcounselling 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.

Possible Career Outcomes

Course Structure

Total number of units = 17, 13 core units and 4 elective units  – these units must be relevant to the work outcome All electives chosen must contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome.

Face to face classroom based learning.

Work Placement

There are no mandatory hours for the delivery of this qualification, however students are required to undertake 10 personal counselling sessions to assist with their development of couselling theories as part of the completion of this qualification

 

Start Date: September
2
Day Course - 18 months 1-2 days per week

Units of Study

This program consists of 17 Units of Competency: 13 Core Units and 4 Elective Units. A sample of elective units has been included below.

Core Units

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

Elective Units

  • CHCDFV001
    Recognise and respond appropriately to domestic and family violence
  • CHCFAM003
    Support people to improve relationships
  • CHCCCS003
    Increase the safety of individuals at risk of suicide
  • CHCCCS014
    Provide brief interventions

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Literacy and Numeracy Assessment

All students wishing to enrol in this course are required to undergo a Literacy and Numeracy assessment (pre-training review) to be deemed at a suitable level to commence this course. They are also questioned by an industry expert (trainer and assessor) to discuss their understanding of this qualification and the work opportunities and / or pathways that are attainable after successful completion.

Course Fees

This training is delivered by Diversitat Training TOID: 5819.
This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding to eligible individuals.

Different levels of Government subsidy are available – Diversitat Training can help you to determine if you are eligible for a Government subsidy of your training through Skills First. More information about Fees and Charges can be found in our Student Handbook which can be downloaded from Current Students page.

PLEASE NOTE: Fees may apply for placement depending on the facility. If additional fees apply, this will be discussed with any students affected individually.

Some courses are only available as full fee for service (FFS).

To view the course fees for this course please click on “VIEW COURSE FEES” button on this web page.

Student Feedback and Support

Feedback is sought through surveys, industry consultation and validation activities. The Students’ progress will be monitored by the Trainer/Assessor. They will meet individually with their Trainer/Assessor every term to review their progress and where necessary, develop and
implement a progress recovery plan to support the student towards successful completion.

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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, W = Workplace Based Traineeship

PLEASE NOTE: Fees may apply for placement depending on the facility. If additional fees apply, this will be discussed with any students affected individually.

Some courses are only available as full fee for service (FFS).

 

Study OptionTuition CostAmenitiesMaterialsResourcesOtherTotal Fee
Classroom Based$347.20$2.80$0.00$250.00$0.00$600.00

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.

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

Study options: C = Classroom Based Learning, W = Workplace Based Traineeship

PLEASE NOTE: Fees may apply for placement depending on the facility. If additional fees apply, this will be discussed with any students affected individually.

Some courses are only available as full fee for service (FFS).

 

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, W = Workplace Based Traineeship

PLEASE NOTE: Fees may apply for placement depending on the facility. If additional fees apply, this will be discussed with any students affected individually.

Some courses are only available as full fee for service (FFS).

 

Study OptionTuition CostAmenitiesMaterialsResourcesOtherTotal Fee
Classroom Based$9,800.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$9,800.00

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 Student Handbook which can be downloaded from Current Students page.

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 a qualification. For unit completion only, a Statement of Attainment will be awarded.

Student Handbook

The Student Handbook contains important information which individuals should read before enrolling in a course at Diversitat Training.
The handbook contains detailed information including:

  • Section A Training and Assessment
  • Section B Student application and enrolment
  • Section C Fees and charges, including fee waivers, and exemptions
  • Section F Students Rights and Responsibilities
  • Section G Policies

The Student Handbook can be downloaded from Current Students page.

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 Current Students page on our website and download the latest Student Handbook.

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