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Diploma of Counselling
National Course Code: CHC51015
TAFE NSW Course Number: CHC51015-01V01
Blue Mountains College, Wentworth Falls Campus
- Nationally Recognised Training
- Government Subsidised
- VET Student Loans Available
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This qualification reflects the role of counsellors, who work with clients on personal and psychological issues using established counselling modalities. They use communication, micro-counselling and interviewing skills and draw on varied counselling therapies to assist clients. At this level, the counsellor will be working in defined and supported counselling roles in established agencies rather than in independent practice.
No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.
THIS COURSE IS FOR WORKERS WHO ARE CURRENTLY WORKING WITH CLIENTS IN COMMUNITY SERVICES OR STUDENTS WHO HAVE COMPLETED THE DIPLOMA OF COMMUNITY SERVICES. THIS IS NOT A COURSE FOR PEOPLE WITHOUT THESE MINIMUM ENTRY REQUIREMENTS.
To ensure you leave us with the most up to date qualification...
If during or after your enrolment, the course in which you are enrolled is updated in line with national industry standards, the Institute reserves the right to transition you into an alternate course. If this becomes necessary, the Institute will advise you of the change and the arrangements which will be available for you to complete your alternate course.
There are no entry requirements for this qualification
Credit (or recognition) for modules/units may be granted based on previous learning, studies, work and/or life experiences. Please discuss this with the teaching section when you enrol.
||Facilitate the interests and rights of clients
||Provide suicide bereavement support
||Research and apply personality and development theories
||Work with diverse people
||Provide counselling for clients with problem gambling issues
||Reflect on and improve own professional practice
||Facilitate the empowerment of older people
||Recognise and respond to crisis situations
||Apply learning theories in counselling
||Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
||Plan and conduct group activities
||Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
||Increase the safety of individuals at risk of suicide
||Support independence and wellbeing
||Select and use counselling therapies
||Manage and promote diversity
||Plan, facilitate and review psycho-educational groups
||Work effectively in child protection to support children, young people and families
||Provide loss and grief support
||Facilitate the counselling relationship and process
||Recognise and respond appropriately to domestic and family violence
||Assess the needs of clients with problem gambling issues
||Work with people with mental health issues
||Engage respectfully with young people
||Provide brief interventions
||Establish and confirm the counselling relationship
||Support counselling clients in decision-making processes
||Work with a child-focused approach
||Deliver structured programs
||Work with forced migrants
||Provide individualised support
||Apply specialist interpersonal and counselling interview skills
||Develop, facilitate and review all aspects of case management
||Support people to improve relationships
||Work legally and ethically
||Undertake bicultural work with forced migrants in Australia
The above list includes units being offered at this campus and that are required to complete this qualification. Other colleges may offer different elective options. For some courses the electives will not be listed however they will be discussed during your first class. Please see www.tafensw.edu.au for the full list of elective units available within this course.
The indicative cost of this course is $4,970.
|Code||Name||Start Date||End Date||Census Date||Amount|
|18MTD00681||Diploma of Counselling-UOS1||19 Mar 2018||18 May 2018||7 May 2018||$1,243|
|18MTD00684||Diploma of Counselling-UOS2||30 Apr 2018||22 Jun 2018||4 Jun 2018||$1,243|
|18MTD00687||Diploma of Counselling-UOS3||23 Jul 2018||28 Sep 2018||6 Aug 2018||$1,243|
|18MTD00690||Diploma of Counselling-UOS4||15 Oct 2018||7 Dec 2018||5 Nov 2018||$1,241|
Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process.
This course is approved for a Commonwealth VET Student Loan. If you meet the eligibility requirements, you are able to apply to the Commonwealth for a loan to cover all or part of your course fee. We will ask you whether you would like to apply for a VET Student Loan when you enrol and advise you of the process.
If you would like more information about VET Student Loans please visit the TAFE NSW website or contact us on 131 870.
For full details on TAFE NSW fees and money matters please visit our Paying for Your Course page.
Start Date: 13 Mar 2018
Full Time: 4 hours per week x 34 Weeks
Tuesdays from 5 pm to 8.30 pm (subject to change).
To register your interest in this course, please use the Apply option.
You will also need to attend a compulsory information session on:
Tuesday, 27 February 2018 at 5 pm
TAFE NSW Blue Mountains (Wentworth Falls)
Block A Room A105
A Unique Student Identifier is required prior to enrolment. To apply for your USI visit www.usi.gov.au .If you cannot remember your USI or if you have forgotten you have one, please visit the USI Website for assistance in retrieving your USI.
For further assistance, contact the WSI Service Centre on 131 870 to enrol.
18BMT-007 S:13/3/2018 E:11/12/2018
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