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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, dates for 2015 are as follows:

Intensive One: 9-13 February 2015 - Introduction to Counselling

See Course Description for all dates.

For further information, please contact Dr Chris Simon on chris.simon@ac.edu.au

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.

Units

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

 

Duration

72 weeks. Six intensives. Each of the intensive runs from 9am-5pm.

Intensive Date Units
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

Entry Requirements

Academic Entry Requirements

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.

Important: The total cost is based on students enrolling in the complete course or qualification for the standard delivery stream on offer. Fees are actually set on a per unit level, so that the total cost of an award is [number of units in award] x [cost of units]. Accordingly, the total cost of an award will vary depending on the units chosen. International students are required to enrol in the complete course or qualification. The fees are subject to change. Please contact Alphacrucis for an up to date fee schedule.


Australian Skills Quality Authority Information

  • Legal name: Alphacrucis College Limited
  • RTO National code: 90525