Become a counsellor and help people to overcome their challenges

Are you working in the Mental Health and Alcohol and Other Drug Industry and want to formalise and advance your generalist counselling skills to work in a rewarding role?

This course will teach you how to develop, facilitate, and monitor all aspects of case management and build an effective working relationship with your client. You will also learn how to apply interpersonal and counselling interview skills to perform assessments.

Graduates of the Diploma of Counselling may qualify for pathways to Chisholm’s Bachelor of Community Mental Health, Alcohol and Other Drugs.

TIMETABLE
Full Time: Monday, Wednesday 6pm - 9pm and Friday 10am - 3pm
Part Time: Monday and Wednesday 6pm - 9pm

The Australian Community Workers Association is a national professional body that accredits education and training courses for workers in the community services sector.

The Diploma of Counselling at Chisholm is accredited by ACWA.

As our course is both nationally recognised and ACWA accredited it provides our students with a competitive edge with regard to employment opportunities in comparison to those students from non-ACWA accredited courses

This accreditation adds value to graduates of this course at Chisholm as it confirms the professional reputation of our programs. Graduates can apply for full membership and registration with ACWA and are strong candidates for employment in larger government departments such as DHHS.

Course code
CHC51015
On campus
Frankston, Berwick
Online
Not available Online
International
Not available for International students
Length
Full Time, 1 year. Part Time, 2 years.
Start dates
Weeks commencing 28 Jan and 15 Jul 2019