Earn your qualification in Financial Counselling

Are you interested in the link between money management and personal wellbeing?
Do you have a passion for helping people in need?

Our Diploma of Financial Counselling is your path to a fulfilling career working with and advocating for individuals and families struggling with finances. Your advocacy will empower your clients to take the steps they need to secure their financial wellbeing. 

This course draws on the skills and knowledge of practising financial counsellors from across Australia.

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

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Diploma of Financial Counselling

Learning Mode

Online learning


12 months

Weekly study hours




Entry Requirements

Successful candidates will have relevant work experience in a role involving: 

  • the self-directed application of in-depth knowledge 
  • the exercise of independent judgement and decision-making 
  • the application of relevant technical and other skills. 

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

Work placement required

Minimum of 220 hours 

Employment Opportunities

Graduates will be qualified to work as a financial counsellor in a range of organisations and settings, including non-government agencies, across urban, regional and rural sectors.

Tuition Fee*

Full Fee: $8,000

 *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.

Want more details?

Check out our detailed course page here.

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