CHC51712 Diploma of Counselling
Respectful. Encouraging. Supportive.
The Diploma of Counselling is an exciting new program being offered at Alphacrucis College in 2015. Run across nine intensive blocks (three per semester) complimented by online study, the delivery mode offers flexibility to complete the remaining course and assessment work at home in your own time.
This qualification provides the skills and knowledge required to undertake generic counselling work, involving skills and knowledge in counselling and high level communication in a range of commonly used modalities, referral and working within a case management framework.
The intensive classes will be held at Alphacrucis College, Parramatta Campus, see Award Description for all dates.
For further information, please contact Dr Chris Simon on firstname.lastname@example.org
To apply, please complete the online application form.
We look forward to welcoming you to our college.
This course is for domestic students only.
This qualification provides the skills and knowledge required to undertake generic counselling work involving skills and knowledge in counselling and high level communication in a range of commonly used modalities, referral and working within a case management framework.
|CHCCM503C||Develop, facilitate and monitor all aspects of case management|
|CHCCS514B||Recognise and respond to individuals at risk|
|CHCCSL501A||Work within a structured counselling framework|
|CHCCSL502A||Apply specialist interpersonal and counselling interview skills|
|CHCCSL503B||Facilitate the counselling relationship|
|CHCCSL504A||Apply personality and development theories|
|CHCCSL505A||Apply learning theories in counselling|
|CHCCSL506A||Apply counselling therapies to address a range of client issues (Note pre-requisite CHCCSL502A)|
|CHCCSL507B||Support clients in decision-making processes|
|CHCCSL508B||Apply legal and ethical responsibilities in counselling practice|
|CHCCSL509A||Reflect and improve upon counselling skills (Note pre-requisites CHCCSL501A, CHCCSL503B, CHCCSL507B)|
|CHCCSL512A||Determine suitability of client for counselling services|
|HLTHIR403C||Work effectively with culturally diverse clients and co-workers|
|HLTWHS300A||Contribute to WHS processes|
|CHCCS521B||Assess and respond to individuals at risk of suicide|
|CHCCS426B||Provide support and care relating to loss and grief|
|CHCCS403C||Provide brief intervention|
72 weeks. Six intensives. Each of the intensive runs from 9am-5pm.
|1||9-13 February 2015||Work within a structured counselling framework|
|Apply specialist interpersonal and counselling interview skills|
|Contribute to WHS processes|
|2||13-17 April 2015||Facilitate the counselling relationship|
|Apply personality and development theories|
|3||17-21 August 2015||Apply learning theories in counselling|
|Recognise and respond to individuals at risk|
|Work effectively with culturally diverse clients and co-workers|
|4||19-23 October 2015 (Pre-requiste Intentive 1)||Apply counselling therapies to address a range of client issues|
|Support clients in decision-making processes|
|Develop, facilitate and monitor all aspects of case management|
|5||1-5 February 2016 (Pre-requiste Intentives 1, 2 & 4)||Apply legal and ethical responsibilities in counselling practice|
|Reflect and improve upon counselling skills|
|Determine suitability of client for counselling services|
|6 (Electives)||4-8 April 2016||Assess and respond to individuals at risk of suicide|
|Provide support and care relating to loss and grief|
|Provide brief intervention|
Academic Entry Requirements
Completion of Year 12 Certificate or higher
Competence at or above Exit Level 3 in Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) in both reading and numeracy. (An ACSF level test can be arranged through AC upon application).
Further, to gain entry into CHC51712 Diploma of Counselling it is recommended that candidates
have sufficient relevant work experience to indicate likely success at this level of
qualification in a job role involving:
- The self-directed application of knowledge with substantial depth in some areas
- The exercise of independent judgement and decision-making
- The application of relevant technical and other skills.
The course will be available for those students who are 21 years or older.
Fees – 2015★
Local Students: AU$5100.00
Complete Fee Schedules and FEE-HELP information (where appropriate) for all Alphacrucis courses can be found in our Documents section, under the Fees and FEE-HELP Information link.
Australian Skills Quality Authority Information
- Legal name: Alphacrucis College Limited
- RTO National code: 90525