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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.
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.
||Develop and implement service programs
||Support independence and wellbeing
||Apply learning theories in counselling
||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
||Develop workplace communication strategies
||Select and use counselling therapies
||Work with diverse people
||Provide counselling for clients with problem gambling issues
||Reflect on and improve own professional practice
||Facilitate the interests and rights of clients
||Provide individualised support
||Establish and confirm the counselling relationship
||Support counselling clients in decision-making processes
||Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
||Plan and conduct group activities
||Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
||Assess co-existing needs
||Recognise and respond to crisis situations
||Research and apply personality and development theories
||Provide case management supervision
||Support people to improve relationships
||Work legally and ethically
||Undertake bicultural work with forced migrants in Australia
||Facilitate the empowerment of older people
||Provide loss and grief support
||Apply specialist interpersonal and counselling interview skills
||Coordinate complex case requirements
||Manage and promote diversity
||Plan, facilitate and review psycho-educational groups
||Work effectively in child protection to support children, young people and families
||Increase the safety of individuals at risk of suicide
||Provide suicide bereavement support
||Facilitate the counselling relationship and process
||Develop, facilitate and review all aspects of case management
||Work with a child-focused approach
||Deliver structured programs
||Work with forced migrants
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|
|19BMT00115||Diploma of Counselling-UOS1||5 Mar 2019||12 Apr 2019||1 Apr 2019||$1,243|
|19BMT00118||Diploma of Counselling-UOS2||29 Apr 2019||21 Jun 2019||3 Jun 2019||$1,243|
|19BMT00121||Diploma of Counselling-UOS3||22 Jul 2019||27 Sep 2019||5 Aug 2019||$1,243|
|19BMT00124||Diploma of Counselling-UOS4||14 Oct 2019||3 Dec 2019||4 Nov 2019||$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: 5 Mar 2019
Full Time: 4 hours per week x 34 Weeks
Tuesdays 3.5 Hours per day from 5 pm (subject to change). This advanced entry qualification does require at least 7 hours per week additional reading and assessment preparation.
To register in this course, please use the Register option.
You will also need to attend a compulsory information session on:
Tuesday, 26 February 2019 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.
19BMT-111 S:5/3/2019 E:3/12/2019
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