Sequencing and Structure

Diploma of Counselling (CHC51015)

Please note, the course must be studied in the sequence outlined below.   

Subject Name

Embedded Unit/s of Competency

1. CHC0401P Counselling and Communication Skills

[Co-requisite Diploma of Counselling Workshop 1 for Blended Delivery (online) Students]

  • CHCCSL001 Establish and confirm the counselling relationship

  • CHCCSL002 Apply specialist interpersonal and counselling interview skills

2. CHC0402P Counselling Process and Relationship

[Co-requisite Diploma of Counselling Workshop 2 for Blended Delivery (online) Students]

  • CHCCSL003 Facilitate the counselling relationship and process

  • CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically

3. CHC0403P Working with Diversity

  • CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people

  • CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety

4. CHC0404P Crisis Intervention and Case Management

[Co-requisite Diploma of Counselling Workshop 3 for Blended Delivery (online) Students]

[Pre-requisite CHC0402P Counselling Process and Relationship]

  • CHCCCS019 Recognise and respond to crisis situations

  • CHCCSM005 Develop, facilitate and review all aspects of case management

5. CHC0405P Theories of Counselling

  • CHCCSL004 Research and apply personality and development theories

  • CHCCSL005 Apply learning theories in counselling

6. CHC0406P Applied Counselling Therapies

[Pre-requisite CHC0401P Counselling and Communication Skills]

  • CHCCSL006 Select and use counselling therapies

  • CHCCSL007 Support clients in decision-making processes

7. CHC0407P Reflective Professional Practice

[Co-requisite Diploma of Counselling Workshop 4 for Blended Delivery (online) Students]

[Pre-requisite CHC0406P Applied Counselling Therapies]

  • CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice

8. CHC0408P Group Work and Domestic Violence

[Co- requisite Diploma of Counselling Workshop 5 for Blended Delivery (online) Students  

  • Elective: CHCDFV001 Recognise and respond appropriately to domestic and family violence

  • Elective: CHCGRP002 Plan and conduct group activities

9. CHC0409P Trauma and Mental Health

  • Elective: CHCMHS001 Work with people with mental health issues

  • Elective: CHCMHS013 Implement trauma informed care