CHC51015 Diploma of Counselling
Is it time to take your Counselling career to the next level? It’s as easy as 1-2-3-Graduate with Australian Careers Business College Online.
ACBC online is as easy as ‘1-2-3-Graduate’
1. Make an enquiry, complete enrolment and select a duration for study (52 or 78 weeks.)
2. Log in and access your course materials and support.
3. Log in weekly and complete your study tasks and assessments.
Graduate with a full nationally-recognised qualification when you have demonstrated competency for all units or graduate with a nationally-recognised Statement of Attainment for selected units.
Whether you are looking for a career choice or seeking to progress in your career, this versatile qualification will give you the skills and knowledge for a great career in travel and tourism.
You could be studying for this nationally recognised qualification within three business days!*
We have all the tools and support you need – at a pace to suit you. There’s no to need to attend a campus to enrol or complete your study.
You could be framing your Australian Careers Business College qualification within 12 months**. How does it get better than that?
*Courses commence on the next available Monday from your application date allowing for administration requirements **Depends on your selected course duration.
Counselling is a service for which there will always be strong demand. CHC51015 Diploma of Counselling equips you with essential skills to support people through a range of social and personal issues. Your studies will develop your understanding of key development theories while equipping you to work with diverse people in a variety of contexts.
CHC51015 Diploma of Counselling gives graduates a strong foundation to work towards roles including:
- Relationship and conflict resolution
- Career counselling
- Addiction counselling clients with addictions
- Grief and loss counselling
- Child development and effective parenting
- Workplace counselling
- Abuse counselling
- Family therapy.
Quick Check: Am I ready for this qualification?
Take our quick check to see if you’re ready to change your life through study with Australian Careers Business College online.
- Year 11 of the NSW Higher School Certificate or its equivalent.
- This online course is only available to residents of NSW.
- This course is only available as a 12 or 18-month duration option.
- Don’t have this entry requirement? Don’t worry – we’ve got you covered! We have a simple and easy online assessment for you to help us determine that the course will suit your abilities. Talk to a Careers Advisor about this.
It’s important to make sure that your online study fits in with your work and lifestyle.
- Choose from 12 OR 18 months to complete your study
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CHC51015 Diploma of Counselling
CHC51015 Diploma of Counselling has 17 subjects (units). These are grouped into 9 modules. The course has been designed using the guidelines provided in the CHC Training package. There are 13 core units and 4 elective units. The subjects are listed below:
CHCCS019 Recognise and respond to crisis situations
CHCCSL001 Establish and confirm the counselling relationship
CHCCSL002 Apply specialist interpersonal and counselling interview skills
CHCCSL003 Facilitate the counselling relationship and process
CHCCSL004 Research and apply personality and development theories
CHCCSL005 Apply learning theories in counselling
CHCCSL006 Select and use counselling therapies
CHCCSL007 Support counselling clients in decision-making processes
CHCCMS005 Develop, facilitate and monitor all aspects of case management
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically
CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice
CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
CHCCCS020 Respond effectively to behaviours of concern
CHCCOM006 Establish and manage client relationships
HLTAID003 Provide first aid
Compulsory practicum placement
This course includes a compulsory practicum component with a total duration of a minimum of 200 hours. This requirement is not negotiable. This means that students must either have a suitable workplace or be matched with a workplace by Australian Careers Business College. Workplaces must be approved by ACBC and evidence of employer agreement to the arrangement must be provided.
The workplace practicum is essential to enable completion of assessment activities and to practise skills learnt online. Part of the assessment for this course is a number of supervisor reports from the workplace.
For students who nominate a 12-month study option, this will require around three days per month in the workplace for the duration of the course. For students who nominate the 18-month option, two days per month in a workplace will be required.
Contact a Careers Advisor for full details of this course including Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), Credit Transfer. Tuition fees and financing options are available here.
Speak with a Careers Advisor for full details of this course including Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer. Details of tuition fees are available on this website.
What you will need:
- Access to the internet
- Computer Access with a web camera (word processing, Skype, web surfing, downloading forms and templates)
- Access to Google Drive (Google account)
- Email address (for enrolment communication)
- A workplace to complete assessment and practicum activities*
- The ability to attend a workplace for a full three working days per month for the 12-month option and two days per month for the 18-month option.
* If you do not have a suitable workplace Australian Careers Business College can match you with one. All workplaces must be approved by Australian Careers Business College
It really is as easy as it sounds!
Australian Careers Business College gives you great learning materials and instructions and amazing personal support. In a classroom with others you may feel embarrassed to ask questions.
With your dedicated Personal Learning Coach and Assessors, at Australian Careers Business College you will be top of the class every time.
Fast track to university with credit points at leading universities
Every year hundreds of Australian Careers Business College Graduates use their vocational qualification to fast track into leading universities.
Australian Careers Business College has negotiated credit point deals with the following universities for successful graduates of the full Diploma of Counselling qualification:
Graduates may be eligible for up to one year’s recognition. There is a career path that can be followed through to higher qualifications within the counselling and psychotherapy professions.
Want to discuss your pathway to university? Book a Careers Advice Session.
Our Careers Advisors are on hand to help you plan a pathway to the university degree you are striving for and show you how you can achieve your career goals. Click here to contact a Careers Advisor.
The ACBC advantage
Completing CHC51015 Diploma of Counselling through ACBC offers you several career advantages. Our syllabus has been developed in conjunction with Counselling professionals to ensure industry-relevant skill-building. Your course will be delivered by industry-respected trainers and assessors who are current Counselling practitioners.
What are you waiting for?
Are you ready to make a real difference in your career opportunities? Join over 6,000 ACBC Graduates who have made the step to rewarding employment or university.
Get the qualifications you deserve at a pace that suits you! We’re with you all the way!
Have Questions Before You Enrol?
- Duration 52/78 weeks
- Skill level AQF 5
- Language English
What support will you have?
ACBC provides real support in real-time. We know that you have commitments other than study – and so we make our support team available from 9am to 8pm -7 days a week*
- Our specialist Learning Coaches are available to you for an average of 2 hours per unit of competency. That’s like having your own private tutor!
- For CHC51015 Diploma of Counselling , we guarantee you a minimum of 24 hours of personal one-on-one telephone and email support to help you to complete your qualification.
- You can book a telephone or Skype coaching session with your Learning Coach 7 days a week between 9am and 8pm (book 24 hours ahead).
- IT assistance is available through our IT Support Unit.
- You can access Career Guidance support Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm by emailing our Careers Advisors and booking a support session.
- Our course administrators will keep an eye on how often you are logging into study. If we think you need more study time or to extend your course time – we’ll get in touch!
What learning resources you will have access to?
At ACBC we believe that learning should be stress free. Everything you need is provided via password login access, Including:
- Learner study guides (downloadable)
- Assessment guides (downloadable)
- Links to digital media for study and research
- Online college community forums
- Webinars and tutorials – simply book in and link with other online students
How will YOU be assessed?
Whether you are new to vocational study or are coming back for more, our assessment system is one of the fairest and consistent around.
- There are assessment tasks (assessments) for each of the 23 units of competency in the Diploma of Counselling .
- Assessments may include research projects; written exercises and online activities.
- When you nominate a course duration, we will provide you with a customised assessment submission timetable.
- We use a simple to use cloud-based system called ‘CloudAssess’.
- Simply complete your study; download and complete an assessment template from CloudAssess and then upload it back to CloudAssess.
- Your assessor will assess your work within 3 business days and send you an assessment outcome report.
- Sometimes you may need more than one attempt at an assessment task. Don’t worry! We provide our online students with up to 3 attempts at each assessment task.
- If you need to resubmit a task or part of a task, you can book an assessment feedback session to discuss where you need to focus in your resubmission.
*Support available by appointment