Full course $5,100
RPL from $1,275
Talk to us about the range of payment options we offer.
1 – 2 years
Qualifications at this level may require you to either be currently working in the sector or to undertake work placement.
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Diploma of Counselling
Hands on, Immersive Learning
A truly immersive Community Services learning Experience
Latest Nationally recognised training
Trainers who actually work in the industry
25 years experience in the Community Sector
18 years experience as a registered training organisation
High quality materials, resources and personalised support
The opportunity to learn and work with the best
Simply the best community sector Training.
Learning that will immerse you in the sector and provide you with opportunities to practice your skills in a real community services environment, with real clients and hands on supervision.
From working in our respite home, to working with kids and young adults with disabilities in our vacation programs, to supporting and assisting our disability and mental health clients to achieve their outcomes, Spectrum offers you real life experiences like no other training provider.
With our main campus on the same grounds as our support, counselling and health and fitness services, from the very first moment you walk into Spectrum you will be immersed in day to day workings of a community services provider with more than 25 years experience in the field. You may also have the opportunity to work at our respite home, to assist with clients through our community access programs, and support them to achieve the outcomes they desire while you achieve yours.
This qualification provides the skills and knowledge required to undertake generic counselling work involving skills and knowledge in counselling and high level communication in a range of commonly used modalities, referral and working within a case management framework.
Occupational titles for these workers may include:
Problem gambling worker
- Learn from our sector leading trainers
- Recognition of experience and prior learning of existing workers’ experience
- Study in a flexible manner that suits you
- Access a range of assessment methods designed to suit your background and study goals
The Diploma of Counselling is made up of Seventeen units of competency. Fourteen of these units are core units and Three are elective units.
View the packaging rules for the Diploma of Counselling and see what core and elective units you can complete.
To gain entry into CHC51712 Diploma of Counselling it is recommended that candidates have sufficient relevant work experience to indicate likely success at this level of qualification in a job role involving:
- The self-directed application of knowledge with substantial depth in some areas
- The exercise of independent judgement and decision-making
- The application of relevant technical and other skills.
How to enrol
Individual students can enrol by filling out the form below.
If you represent a group of students or would like a tailored program for your workplace then please contact us directly to see how we can help you reach your learning and development goals.