UNDERGRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN COUNSELLING

UNDERGRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN COUNSELLING

KEY INFORMATION

Course length

6 months full-time

Fees
Study modes

Online
On Campus Options: Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney, Perth

Intake & start dates
1ST TRIMESTER
Mon 3 Feb 2020 (Closed)
2nd TRIMESTER
Mon 15 Jun 2020 (Closed)
3rd TRIMESTER
Mon 28 Sep 2020

About this course

Are you interested in a career helping people improve their lives, or looking to upskill but not sure where to start? The Undergraduate Certificate in Counselling is a 6-month full time higher education qualification ideal for candidates considering pursuing a helping profession and wanting to see if counselling is the right area of study for them. 

This entry level qualification will enable you to develop knowledge and a clear understanding of the nature of counselling and the characteristics of the counsellor as a therapeutic professional.  In the course you will explore values in counselling, ethical issues in counselling and processes that guide culturally responsible practices. 

Upon successful completion of the course you will be awarded a higher education certificate and credits towards the Diploma and/or Bachelor of Counselling or the Bachelor of Psychological Science and Counselling.

This is one of four new Undergraduate Certificate courses at ACAP, developed in response to the global COVID-19 crisis to create opportunities for individuals interested in helping communities recover from adversity and to take positive steps towards their future employability. Fee help is available.    

Structure

4 UNITS

What you'll learn

EXPERTISE IN HUMAN BEHAVIOUR FORMS THE FOUNDATION OF ALL OUR COURSES INCLUDING OUR UNDERGRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN COUNSELLING.

Explore with an applied focus:

  • Mental Health and Wellness
  • Professional Reflection
  • Professions in Society
  • Sustainability in the Helping Professions

See the complete course guide here.

Before Applying

Chat to one of our ACAP course advisors to make sure you’re picking the right course for your goals. Think about funding options, and whether full-time or part-time study suits your commitments. We’ve also got some entry requirements and practical components to complete.

Before you start studying at ACAP, check out the services and support available to students. 

Feel free to get in touch with us

1800 039 139

connect@acap.edu.au

Admission Criteria

Domestic student
Meet one of the following criteria:
  • Participate in a screening interview (typically by phone though online can be arranged if required); and
  • Be 21 years or above at the date of commencement; or
  • Completion of a Senior Secondary Certificate of Education (or equivalent); or
  • Completion of a Certificate IV or above (or equivalent); or
  • Admission to an undergraduate degree at an Australian University (or equivalent)
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