Diploma of Counselling


This qualification reflects the role of counselor who work with clients on personal and psychological issues using established counselling modalities.

Are you a compassionate, optimistic and supportive person? Would you like to make a difference to the lives of others? Gain communication, micro-counselling and interviewing skills and learn how to assist clients whilst working in defined and supported counselling roles. This qualification is best suited to individuals looking to work in established agencies rather than independent practices.

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Course Requirements

To achieve a Diploma of Counselling all 17 units listed below must be completed, including 13 core units and 4 elective units..

CHCCCS019 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 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

CHCCSM005 Develop, facilitate and review 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

CHCCCS015 Provide individualised support

CHCCCS017 Provide loss and grief support

CHCMHS001 Work with people with mental health issues

BSBWOR403 Manage stress in the workplace


Course Duration / Method of Delivery

This course is delivered over 12 months with a flexible learning approach. Content is delivered online with weekly trainer support sessions at the Gold Coast and Toowoomba campuses.

Payment Method / Cost


Flexible payment options are available.

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Please contact Aurora Training Institute for further information.

Entry Requirements

There are no prerequisites for entry into this course. Talk to an Aurora Training Institute representative today and discuss your pathway to this exciting qualification.

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