Careers & Pathways

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):

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

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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).

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*Superseded. Updated in line with national industry standards.