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CHC51015 - Diploma of Counselling

Introduction

The nationally recognised CHC51015 Diploma of Counselling equips you with relationship building tools to advance your career in the healing industry. Come and develop your communication skills and emotional intelligence through role-play to work as a social worker or a case coordinator counsellor.

Whether you are new to professional counselling or want to safeguard your career with an industry-recognised qualification, IHNA’s CHC51015 Diploma in Counselling gives you real-world skills and knowledge, underpinned by a strong philosophical framework. Our course equips you to support and empower people, building relationships and fostering personal growth in a diverse range of contexts. With a person centred focus our accredited course integrates theory with skills-based practical experience and supervision to allow you to confidently start your practice or work with other agencies.

The CHC51015 Diploma of Counselling is your pathway to an exciting career as an early counsellor or psychotherapist. In this higher education diploma, you will study the nature of the human mind from a variety of disciplinary perspectives both within psychotherapy and counselling traditions, and outside these traditions through engagements with relevant scientific, philosophical and spiritual disciplines.

Course Start Dates

Melbourne CBD

Blended Delivery

Jul 4, 2022
Nov 7, 2022
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Perth (SGT)

Blended Delivery

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Course Details

CHC51015 - Diploma of Counselling

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RPL or CT ?RPL : Recognition of Prior Learning
CT : Credit Transfer

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Duration  : 52 weeks
Amount of Training :  1145 Hours
AQF Level :5
Course Delivery : Blended
Campuses : Melbourne, Sydney, Perth
Organisation delivering the program :Institute of Health and Nursing Australia (RTO ID: 21985)
Organisation issuing certification :Institute of Health and Nursing Australia (RTO ID: 21985)
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  • 52 Weeks full time
  • Amount of Training is 1145 Hours
  • Blended
  • Available to domestic and international students

17 units of competency are required for this qualification.

  • 13 core units
  • 4 elective units

CORE UNITS

CHCCCS019 Recognise and respond to crisis situations
CHCCSL001 Establish and confirm the counselling relationship
CHCCSL002 Apply specialist interpersonal and counselling interview skills
CHCCSL003 Facilitate the counselling relationship and process
CHCCSL004 Research and apply personality and development theories
CHCCSL005 Apply learning theories in counselling
CHCCSL006 Select and use counselling therapies
CHCCSL007 Support counselling clients in decision-making processes
CHCCSM005 Develop, facilitate, and review all aspects of case management
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically
CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice

ELECTIVE UNITS

CHCFAM003 Support people to improve relationships
CHCCCS017 Provide loss and grief support
CHCDFV001 Recognise and respond appropriately to domestic and family violence
CHCAOD001 Work in an alcohol and other drugs context

Occupational titles may include:

  • Counsellor
  • Case Worker
  • Intake Counsellor
  • Family and Marriage Counsellors
  • Rehabilitation Counsellors
  • Addiction Counsellors
  • Business and Life Coaches
  • Student Counsellors
  • Youth and Refugee counselling
  • Bereavement counsellors

“This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government Funding”

The total tuition cost for domestic students for the CHC51015 – Diploma of Counselling is:

State Fees Funding
Victoria AUD $7,000 Government subsidised: $0.00
Western Australia AUD $7,000 Government subsidised: $1,449.90
Concession: $429.60
New South Wales AUD $7,000 No State Funding Available

*The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Additional fees may apply such as Student service and resource fees.

To know more about the IHNA Fees & Charges, click here.

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Melbourne (CBD) Campus
Level 5 & 6, 131 Queen Street, Melbourne, VIC – 3000, Australia
Melbourne (Heidelberg) Campus
597-599, Upper Heidelberg Road, Heidelberg Heights, VIC – 3081, Australia
Perth Campus
Level 2, 12 St Georges Terrace, Perth, WA – 6000, Australia
Sydney Campus
Level 7, 33 Argyle Street, Parramatta, NSW – 2150, Australia

MODE OF DELIVERY

BLENDED DELIVERY:

20 contact hours per week will be delivered through synchronised Online learning which includes on- campus simulation based training and Professional experience placement.

Besides the above structured learning, students are advised that they will be required to do approximate 10 hours per week of unstructured learning.

The blended delivery mode is only available to domestic students on selected campuses and subject to eligibility.

Students must meet additional requirements for Professional Experience Placements as required such as a clear police check,working with children check & immunisations.

*Please call your respective campus location for more details.

IHNA has in place admission criteria for courses in its scope as required by its ‘Application and Enrolment Procedure for VET Courses’ to ensure that candidates meet industry requirements.

  • Applicants are required to be aged 18 years or over.
  • In addition, all the applicants are required to have successfully completed an LLN test and demonstration of competence level as exit level 3 in the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) in both reading and numeracy.
  • Successful completion of year 12 or pathway through certificate IV level qualification from the HLT or CHC training package.
  • Specified level of English language skills ; and Basic computer literacy skill.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

While IHNA will work with you to make “reasonable adjustments” in the campus lab and classroom, there are work place practice conditions that occur in the workplace environment that are beyond IHNA’s control. Physical requirements like Strength, Mobility, Hearing, Vision and Communication are necessary to function in the healthcare facility and / or community setting. Students must be able to perform and complete course objectives and requirements with or without reasonable adjustments. Our courses cater to a range of candidates. The candidates are required to be physically fit to manage tasks.

If you have a disability or disorder or on any longer medications that will require reasonable adjustments to fulfill these requirements, then please declare in your course application.

The course is assessed using the following 3 methods.

  • Questions
  • Projects
  • Simulations

The questions or knowledge-based assessments are made up of a series of relevant short to medium length questions and multiple-choice options for learners to respond.

The projects assessments require learners to respond to relevant scenarios, case studies and tasks. These can include, writing short or medium length reports or proposals. Analysing data and preparing reports. Templates are provided to assist learners to write policies and produces. Composing appropriate business style emails, preparing notes for meetings, presentations and reflecting on the learning.

The simulation assessments are supervised, in-class or online (real time) simulated activities consisting of various methods. They may include the following: Group and individual projects, role plays, individual and group activities including presentations.

  1. Application: Submit your online application by clicking “Apply Now” on the top right corner of the course page.
  2. Interview: Once you’ve met IHNA’s eligibility criteria you will be contacted for an interview with an admissions consultant
  3. Offer Letter: If you’re successful with the interview you will be offered a place for the course as per the availability of each intake.
  4. Enrolment Fee: After signing the offer acceptance an invoice will be issued for the course. You may be eligible for government funding, so please call our team to know more.
  5. Confirmation of Admission: We will issue a conformation of admission once the enrolment fee has been received.

Call us on 1800 22 52 83 for any questions regarding your application.

Acknowledgement

HCI acknowledges the Traditional Owners of country throughout Australia and recognises their continuing connection to land, waters and culture.
We pay our respects to their Elders past, present and emerging.

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