TAFE Queensland North

Diploma of Counselling

CHC51015

Townsville (Pimlico)

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.

  • $12,700*

  • Compare

  • Full price

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Online

    • Anytime

    • Self paced (18 months)

    • Online

    Online Self paced (18 months)

  • Townsville (Pimlico)

    • July 5, 2017

    • Part time (12 months)

    • Blended

    Blended Part time (12 months)

*Verified June 23, 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.

Editorial Policy Submit a Correction

How it works

Entry Requirements
Interview

One, some or all of these entry requirements must be met. Check with the provider before enrolling.

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 TAFE Queensland North, 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.

  • Diploma of Counselling
    CHC51015

  • Diploma of Community Services
    CHC52015

  • Work in an alcohol and other drugs context
    CHCAOD001

  • Provide loss and grief support
    CHCCCS017

  • Recognise and respond appropriately to domestic and family violence
    CHCDFV001

  • Work with people with mental health issues
    CHCMHS001

Course Provider

TAFE Queensland North provides vocational training and higher education across North Queensland. With 17 campuses, it’s one of six large regional colleges and covers more of the sunshine state than any other TAFE.

Learning is through in-class, online or blended delivery. Courses are available to Australian students as well as international students who may be looking to study in one of Australia’s more unique and interesting locations (reef, desert, rainforest).

Campus locations include Atherton, Bamaga, Bowen, Burdekin, Cairns, Cairns, The Whitsundays, Charters Towers, Cloncurry, Ingham, Innisfail, Mount Isa, Normanton, Palm Island, Thursday Island and Townsville.

Registered
1998
Courses
340
Provider Type
Government
Restrictions

No Restrictions