CHC51015 Diploma of Counselling

Start a fulfilling career in counselling with the CHC51015 Diploma of Counselling. Gain skills to empathize and assist people through life's challenges.
Course Provider
Open Colleges
(RTO 22557)
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Nationally Recognised Australian Qualification

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100% Online

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Study anywhere and anytime you want with 24/7 course access.

Course Overview

Start Date
Start anytime.
Study for a minimum of 16 hours per week to complete modules in 24 months.
100% online with 160 hours of work placement, which will be completed in addition to your weekly study blocks.
Career Outcomes
  • Case Worker 
  • Counsellor 
  • Intake Counsellor
Course Modules
  1. CHCCSL001 Establish And Confirm The Counselling Relationship
  2. CHCLEG001 Work Legally And Ethically
  3. CHCDIV001 Work With Diverse People
  4. CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal And/Or Torres Strait Islander Cultural Safety
  5. CHCCSL002 Apply Specialist Interpersonal And Counselling Interview Skills
  6. CHCCSL003 Facilitate The Counselling Relationship And Process
  7. CHCCSL004 Research And Apply Personality And Development Theories
  8. CHCCSL005 Apply Learning Theories In Counselling
  9. CHCCSL006 Select And Use Counselling Therapies
  10. CHCCCS017 Provide Loss And Grief Support
  11. CHCCSM005 Develop, Facilitate And Review All Aspects Of Case Management
  12. CHCGMB001 Assess The Needs Of Clients With Problem Gambling Issues
  13. CHCCCS019 Recognise And Respond To Crisis Situations
  14. CHCDFV001 Recognise And Respond Appropriately To Domestic And Family Violence
  15. CHCCSL007 Support Counselling Clients In Decision-Making Processes
  16. CHCMHS001 Work With People With Mental Health Issues
  17. CHCPRP003 Reflect On And Improve Own Professional Practice
Course Fees Include
  • No exams, ever. Instead, assessments range from open books, multiple choice quizzes, portfolios, videos and written assessments.
  • Study anywhere and anytime you want with 24/7 course access.
  • Courses are curated to maintain engagement across video, written content, assignments & audio.
  • This course is a nationally recognised Australian qualification.

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Payment Options
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Work Placement

The course contains a minimum of 160 hours of work placement. If you'd like to learn more about the work placement component of this course, please enquire now.

Course Entry Requirements

This course does not require specific formal education qualifications. However, you must be a minimum of 18 years old to enrol. Please note that this course is not open to student visa holders. For personalised assistance and more information, please enquire now.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

The course provider values the diverse skills and expertise you may have gained from various sources. These experiences can be acknowledged through the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) process. For a more comprehensive understanding of the RPL procedure or to discuss your RPL options, please enquire now.

*The contents are accurate at the time of writing. Get in touch with the course provider for the latest information.

About the Course Provider

Open Colleges

1300 848 451
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