Earn your qualification in Counselling

Do you have a passion for helping people? Do you want to make a difference? 

We offer CHC51015 Diploma of Counselling which is a path to a rewarding and fulfilling career in counselling. Your specialist expertise will enable you to recognise and respond appropriately to the full range of issues that are present in a counselling environment. 

You will learn from experienced practitioners who will support you at every stage of your learning. 

Our knowledge, experience and reputation will ensure you graduate ready to secure employment in this important field. 

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Diploma of Counselling 

Learning Mode Blended learning (online and in-person)
Duration   12 months 
Interactive learning days (face-to-face)  11 days 
Weekly study hours  10-15 
Location  Adelaide (Hindmarsh) 
Entry Requirements 


Priority will be given to people with a background in health, community services or education and to those already providing services to support communities and individuals in either a volunteer or paid capacity. 

 All applicants are required to undertake a suitability interview with the course coordinator.  

Work placement requirements  None 
Employment Opportunities  Graduates will be qualified to work in counsellor, case manager, support and liaison roles in community, education, healthcare, government and private sector organisations. 

Students may be eligible for student membership of PACFA (Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia). See PACFA website for further details. 

Tuition Fee*  Full Fee: $7,500 

 *This qualification is on the approved list of courses for Vet Student Loans (VSL). Check your eligibility here. To understand your obligations under the VET Student Loans program please see this document, which includes information on the application process, ongoing student obligations, and how to cease accessing a VSL. 

We also offer fortnightly payment plans to make it easy for you to pay your tuition fees.

See our Schedule of Fees for key dates and payment options.

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Check out our detailed course page here.

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