South Western Sydney Institute

Diploma of Counselling

CHC51015

Bankstown, Macquarie Fields

This diploma prepares you for a career helping others with a mix of practical and theoretical knowledge required to work in many areas, from childcare and aged care to relationships and addiction.

  • $4,420*

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  • Gov. subsidised (NSW)

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Macquarie Fields

    • February 3, 2017

    • Part time (12 months)

    • Blended

    Blended Part time (12 months)

  • Bankstown

    • February 15, 2017

    • Part time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Part time (12 months)

*Verified February 10, 2017. Prices and fees are advertised by the provider and may be estimates only. Prices and fees can vary or change. Please check with the provider before enrolling. To learn more, read our editorial policy.

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How it works

Entry Requirements
None
Recognition
Nationally recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework.
Assessment
Coursework, assessment

Course Overview

By completing this qualification successfully you’ll acquire skills and knowledge that prepare you for employment in one of the roles listed below.
  • Counsellor

Course Content

To obtain a Diploma of Counselling with South Western Sydney Institute, you’ll need to complete some or all of the following units of study successfully. Units may vary or change so check with the provider before enrolling.

A total of 17 Study Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

Core Units

13 Core Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

  • Recognise and respond to crisis situations
    CHCCCS019

  • Establish and confirm the counselling relationship
    CHCCSL001

  • Apply specialist interpersonal and counselling interview skills
    CHCCSL002

  • Facilitate the counselling relationship and process
    CHCCSL003

  • Research and apply personality and development theories
    CHCCSL004

  • Apply learning theories in counselling
    CHCCSL005

  • Select and use counselling therapies
    CHCCSL006

  • Support counselling clients in decision-making processes
    CHCCSL007

  • Develop, facilitate and review all aspects of case management
    CHCCSM005

  • Work with diverse people
    CHCDIV001

  • Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
    CHCDIV002

  • Work legally and ethically
    CHCLEG001

  • Reflect on and improve own professional practice
    CHCPRP003

Elective Units

4 Elective Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

  • Facilitate the interests and rights of clients
    CHCADV001

  • Provide brief interventions
    CHCCCS014

  • Manage and promote diversity
    CHCDIV003

  • Plan and conduct group activities
    CHCGRP002

Course Provider

South Western Sydney Institute was named national and New South Wales Large Training Provider of the Year, in 2013.

TAFE SWSi has nine colleges plus specialist training centres and covers the areas of Campbelltown, Parramatta and the semi-rural area of Wollondilly.

Registered
1999
Courses
530
Provider Type
Government
Restrictions

No Restrictions