Diploma of Counselling (CHC51712)*
On completion of this qualification, students are eligible for advanced standing equivalent to 8 units admission into ACAP’s suite of courses;
School of Counselling (credit for 8 units):
- Associate Degree of Applied Social Science
- Bachelor of Applied Social Science
- Bachelor of Counselling
- Bachelor of Counselling (Coaching)
School of Psychological Sciences (credit for 8 non-psychology electives):
School of Social Work (credit for 6 units):
Students who wish to do this will need to make an application for admission to the College. For further information click here
Careers following the Diploma of Counselling (CHC51712)*
Graduates with a Diploma of Counselling will have gained the foundation skills and knowledge required to undertake entry level work in a range of human service organisations where problem solving, communication and referral services are important.
Positions such as Family Support worker; Intake worker, Family Advisor and Support Worker may advertise for applicants with a Diploma of Counselling qualification. This qualification is the first step toward gaining the qualifications necessary to achieve recognition with a professional association such as the Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia, Inc (PACFA).
*Superseded. Updated in line with national industry standards.