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CHC81015 Graduate Diploma of Relationship Counselling

Overview

The Graduate Diploma of Relationship Counselling equips you to work with therapeutic challenges through an immersion in systemic practice and theory. You will gain clinical skills, knowledge and confidence in managing the complexities and intricacies particular to working with more than one client in the room.

This nationally recognised qualification comprises the Systemic Model which applies to family counselling, couple therapy and domestic and family violence.

In 2017 The Institute will deliver this qualification in partnership with Relationships Australia New South Wales using a mixed-mode of both online and face to face delivery.

Residential, face to face blocks are focused entirely on practical training and include fifty (50) hours of clinical work placement at Relationship Australia NSW.

To enrol go to Relationships Australia NSW

For more information please contact the RANSW Administration Team on (02) 8874 8090.

Skills for All Funded?

No

Entry Requirements

  • An undergraduate degree or higher qualification in Counselling, Psychotherapy, Psychology, Social Work, Social Science or equivalent

OR

  • An accredited qualification in counselling at Diploma or Advanced Diploma level

OR

  • Previous experience in a family counselling environment in a job role involving the self-directed application of knowledge with substantial depth in some areas, the exercise of independent judgment and decision making, and a range of technical and other skills.

Technical requirements for this course

Students must have access to a computer and the internet to allow them to study using our online platform (Moodle LMS). Students should be competent in using a computer.  The online program involves participation in synchronous (at the same time) and asynchronous (in your own time) learning assessment activities. You will require:

  • Computer or laptop
  • Stable internet connection
  • Fast and secure web browser. We recommend Chrome or Firefox
  • Web camera (or camera integrated into laptop or PC) and headset

USI: Mandatory Requirement for Students

It is a mandatory requirement of the Australian Government that all students undertaking study in Australia apply and procure a USI – Unique Student Identifier (free of cost). You can obtain further information and create your personal USI by visiting the website www.usi.gov.au. You will need the USI to apply for this course.

Employment Opportunities

Over the five years to November 2019, the number of job openings for Counsellors is expected to be below average (between 5,001 and 10,000). Job openings count both employment growth and turnover (defined as workers leaving their occupation for other employment or leaving the workforce). Source: http://joboutlook.gov.au/

Career pathways include:

  • Family Counsellor
  • Couple and Family Therapist
  • Family Relationship Counsellor
  • Marriage Counsellor
  • Separation Counsellor
  • Child and Family Counsellor
  • Couple Counsellor
  • Divorce Counsellor

 

Cost

$10,500 (AUD)

Duration

8 Months

Delivery Mode

Blended Learning

Intake Dates

To enrol go to Relationships Australia NSW

For more information please contact the RANSW Administration Team on (02) 8874 8090.

 

Entry Requirements

  • An undergraduate degree or higher qualification in Counselling, Psychotherapy, Psychology, Social Work, Social Science or equivalent

OR

  • An accredited qualification in counselling at Diploma or Advanced Diploma level

OR

  • Previous experience in a family counselling environment in a job role involving the self-directed application of knowledge with substantial depth in some areas, the exercise of independent judgment and decision making, and a range of technical and other skills.

Technical requirements for this course

Students must have access to a computer and the internet to allow them to study using our online platform (Moodle LMS). Students should be competent in using a computer.  The online program involves participation in synchronous (at the same time) and asynchronous (in your own time) learning assessment activities. You will require:

  • Computer or laptop
  • Stable internet connection
  • Fast and secure web browser. We recommend Chrome or Firefox
  • Web camera (or camera integrated into laptop or PC) and headset

USI: Mandatory Requirement for Students

It is a mandatory requirement of the Australian Government that all students undertaking study in Australia apply and procure a USI – Unique Student Identifier (free of cost). You can obtain further information and create your personal USI by visiting the website www.usi.gov.au. You will need the USI to apply for this course.

Employment Opportunities

Over the five years to November 2019, the number of job openings for Counsellors is expected to be below average (between 5,001 and 10,000). Job openings count both employment growth and turnover (defined as workers leaving their occupation for other employment or leaving the workforce). Source: http://joboutlook.gov.au/

Career pathways include:

  • Family Counsellor
  • Couple and Family Therapist
  • Family Relationship Counsellor
  • Marriage Counsellor
  • Separation Counsellor
  • Child and Family Counsellor
  • Couple Counsellor
  • Divorce Counsellor

 

Cost

$10,500 (AUD)

Duration

8 Months

Delivery Mode

Blended Learning

Intake Dates

To enrol go to Relationships Australia NSW

For more information please contact the RANSW Administration Team on (02) 8874 8090.

 

Availability

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