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Diploma of Counselling

National ID: CHC51015 | State ID: AZA0

 

This qualification will provide you with the skills and knowledge to work with clients experiencing complex situations requiring advanced interviewing and communication skills in a community services setting.

During the course you will gain industry experience and grow your expertise by completing two supervised field placements with one of 170 government and community agencies. You may work in the areas of mental health, drugs and alcohol abuse, family and domestic violence, housing, adolescent development, or parenting and relationships - giving you a competitive edge to secure employment in this fast-growing industry.

This course may be of particular interest to graduates of Diploma or higher in community services, youth work, mental health, allied field or applicants with more than two years work/volunteer experience in community services. If you have not already completed the above you may be able to complete a combined Diploma of Community Services and Diploma of Counselling.

Please note this course includes two 150 hour full time supervised field placements.

 

 

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Further study opportunities:

Completion of the Diploma of Counselling may also lead to university study in Social Science/Work, Psychology, Counselling or Youth Work.

 

Further Study Option(s)

Graduate Diploma qualification in Counselling 

 

Course overview

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria Additional requirements
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria Additional requirements
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria Additional requirements
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria Additional requirements
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria Additional requirements

North Metro Tafe
Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)
Two semesters
Y
Y

North Metro Tafe
Leederville
Two semesters
Y
Y

Entrance requirements

Course Overview

Where Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)
Leederville
Duration
How Full-Time
When

Further study opportunities:

Completion of the Diploma of Counselling may also lead to university study in Social Science/Work, Psychology, Counselling or Youth Work.

 

Further Study Option(s)

Graduate Diploma qualification in Counselling 

 

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

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VET Student Loans is the new program that replaces the current VET FEE HELP scheme.

Eligible students will be entitled to apply for a VET Student Loan. Comprehensive information on VET Student Loans can be found on the Australian Government website education.gov.au/vet-student-loans

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au

Entrance Requirements

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