Skills You’ll Learn in the CHC51712 Diploma of Counselling
There are a wide range of skills that you will learn to assist you in a variety of working situations. Some key skills include Communication, Case management, Counselling therapies and theories, Ethics and legal issues, Addressing client issues and Cultural diversity.
This particular course offered by various TAFE and private training organisations has minimal barriers to entry. This means that if you’ve completed year 12 or equivalent, there is a good chance you can enrol.
Upon completion, you may also be eligible to apply for membership with various industry bodies. These include the Australian Community Counselling Association (ACCA) and the Australian Counselling Association (ACA). Additionally, you can use this course as a pathway to further education in the field and obtain credit for the units you have already completed.
If you need maximum flexibility while you study, but still want some practical experience before you graduate, this course has you covered. You can complete this course online with a work placement, so you’re fully prepared to enter the workforce.
On completion of this online Diploma of Counselling, employment opportunities for graduates are many and varied. They may include jobs and organisation such as:
- Family Support
- Community Organisations
- Residential Services
- Government Support Services