Course details

CRICOS course code: 0101661

Level of study: Certificates & Diplomas

Summary

The Diploma of Counselling Skills (DipCounSk) provides an introduction to the field of counselling and provides graduates with a strong skills foundation and theory base from which to provide community service and counselling support within the community services and health industries.

The course introduces students to counselling theories as well as an understanding of mental health and wellness, ethical and legal practice, and personal and professional development.

This course has been accredited by the Navitas Professional Institute (NPI) under its self-accrediting authority.

WHAT YOU'LL LEARN

Expertise in human behaviour forms the foundation of all our courses including our Diploma of Counselling Skills.

EXPLORE WITH AN APPLIED FOCUS:

  • Reflective Learning and Practice
  • Psychology of Health and Wellness
  • Counselling Skills
  • Personal and Professional Management
  • Development Psychology
  • Social, Legal and Ethical Frameworks

PATHWAYS FOR FUTURE STUDY

Graduates of the Diploma of Counselling Skills can utilise these skills to enhance their current occupation. Completion of the course can also be a pathway to further learning, such as credit towards the Bachelor of Counselling. Please discuss credit for recognition of prior learning with an ACAP team member prior to enrolment.

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
25,688 Per Year
Read moreTuition Fee per unit: 3,211
06 Feb 2023
29 May 2023
18 Sep 2023
1 year
Full time
Melbourne Campus
123 Lonsdale Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000
Australia
25,688 Per Year
Read moreTuition Fee per unit: 3,211
06 Feb 2023
29 May 2023
18 Sep 2023
1 year
Blended study
Melbourne Campus
123 Lonsdale Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000
Australia

Entry criteria

Meet one of the following requirements:

  • Participate in a screening interview (typically by phone though online can be arranged if required); and
  • Be 18 years or above at the date of commencement; or
  • Completion of a Senior Secondary Certificate of Education (or equivalent); or
  • Completion of a Diploma or above (or equivalent); or
  • Admission to an undergraduate degree at an Australian University (or equivalent)

IELTS requirement: Academic IELTS minimum overall band of 6.0 with no individual band below 5.5 completed in the last two years (or equivalent).

Overseas qualifications must be deemed by the Qualifications Recognition Policy Unit to be equivalent to Australian qualifications in order to be considered by ACAP.

Address

Australian College of Applied Psychology
Sydney Campus
255 Elizabeth Street
Sydney New South Wales 2000
Australia
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