Counsellor Development Workshops

Graduate Diploma of Counselling (GDC12)

Counsellor Development Workshops for students enrolled in the GDC(12) are not compulsory, but they are highly recommended for students intending to practice as a counsellor in Australia.

 These workshops provide students with a highly dynamic and interactive opportunity to apply the skills and knowledge learned. They are held regularly at the Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne campuses. Each workshop has a number of pre-requisites outlined in the table below.

Workshop Pre-requisites


The Client's Experience

Counselling Skills 1 Counselling Skills 2


The Counsellor's Experience

CD Workshop 1
Counselling Methods 1 & Counselling Methods 2;
Social Legal and Ethical Issues


Reflecting on the Counsellor's Journey of Development

CD Workshop 1 and 2; 
Theory and Practice of Supervision and a Student Placement (minimum of 100 hours)


Students can enrol in the Counsellor Development Workshops through My Enrolment in my.acap when re-enrolling each term. For workshops times and dates the see the Counsellor Development Workshop Dates available in Key Dates.