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Diploma of Counselling (SA, WA & QLD ONLY) CHC51015

Counselling roles are important in many businesses. A Diploma of Counselling (SA, WA & QLD ONLY) from Ikon Institute of Australia gives you the tools to make a difference. You will learn about emerging trends and opportunities in counselling and ga...

Study Method In-class
Location Adelaide South Australia +2
Job Outcomes Careers in community service... +3
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Diploma of Counselling (WA Only) CHC51015

The Diploma of Counselling (WA Only) from TrainSmart Australia offers a comprehensive education for students wishing to pursue or further their career in counselling. The Diploma of Counselling (WA Only) from TrainSmart Australia is a Diploma level qua...

Study Method Blended, Online
Location Anywhere
Job Outcomes School Counsellor +8
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Bachelor of Counselling and Psychotherapy CRS1400329F

The Bachelor of Counselling and Psychotherapy gives you a broad and targeted understanding in important aspects of the counselling, psychology industry. This counselling, psychology course has been developed by counselling, psychology experts in order...

Study Method In-class, Online
Location Anywhere
Job Outcomes Counsellor +1
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Diploma of Counselling and Psychotherapy CRS1400518

Boost your career in counselling, psychology by studying this Diploma of Counselling and Psychotherapy from Ikon Institute of Australia, a recognised training provider. a Diploma of Counselling and Psychotherapy will teach you everything you need to kn...

Study Method In-class, Online
Location Anywhere
Job Outcomes Counsellor +1
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Diploma of Counselling CHC51015

Have you considered doing a community services, counselling course? If so, this Diploma of Counselling from Open Colleges offers a comprehensive syllabus designed to improve your community services, counselling knowledge. Know you want to move up in th...

Study Method Online
Location Anywhere
Job Outcomes Case Worker +2
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Master of Counselling

Boost your career in counselling by studying this Master of Counselling from University of Canberra, a recognised training provider. Our counselling course will teach essential knowledge to improve your career in counselling and a Masters level recogni...

Study Method Online
Location Anywhere
Job Outcomes Private practice counsellor +8
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Graduate Certificate of Counselling I93

Edith Cowan University Online’s Graduate Certificate of Counselling is ideal for anyone looking to further a career in counselling. Discover more about our a Graduate Certificate of Counselling which will give you a Graduate Certificate level qualifica...

Study Method Online
Location Anywhere
Job Outcomes Social work +10
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Master of Counselling I90

The Master of Counselling from Edith Cowan University Online will help you realise your career dreams in counselling. The Master of Counselling from Edith Cowan University Online is a Masters level qualification that can open your world to the endless...

Study Method Online
Location Anywhere
Job Outcomes Social work +10
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Foundation Counselling Certificate

Short Course
This is a short course focused on skill based training rather than a nationally accredited certificate or diploma.

Boost your career in community services, counselling, psychology by studying this Foundation Counselling Certificate from Careers Collectiv, a recognised training provider. The community services, counselling, psychology world offers exciting and rewar...

Study Method Online
Location Anywhere
Job Outcomes School Counsellor +7
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Diploma of Counselling CHC51015

By studying a Diploma of Counselling you will be able to pick a career that sparks your passion for community services, counselling rather than just paying the bills! A Diploma qualification from Health Courses Australia can provide you with the abilit...

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Location Anywhere
Job Outcomes Registered counsellor +4
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Diploma of Counselling CHC51015

Community Services, Counselling roles are important in many businesses. A Diploma of Counselling from Australian Careers Business College gives you the tools to make a difference. Upon completion of this community services, counselling training course...

Study Method Online
Location Anywhere
Job Outcomes Relationship and conflict re... +7
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Child and Youth Counselling Certificate

The Child and Youth Counselling Certificate from Careers Collectiv could provide just the training you need to get your counselling, youth work career underway. Our counselling, youth work course will teach essential knowledge to improve your career in...

Study Method Online
Location Anywhere
Job Outcomes Youth work +11
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Nutritional Counselling Advanced Certificate

Short Course
This is a short course focused on skill based training rather than a nationally accredited certificate or diploma.

The Nutritional Counselling Advanced Certificate from Health Academy Australia offers a comprehensive education for students wishing to pursue or further their career in community services, counselling, nutrition. This community services, counselling,...

Study Method Online
Location Anywhere
Job Outcomes Nutritional counsellor +7
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Diploma of Counselling CHC51015

The Diploma of Counselling gives you a broad and targeted understanding in important aspects of the community services, counselling industry. This Diploma of Counselling course from TrainSmart Australia aims to improve your knowledge of the community s...

Study Method Online
Location Anywhere
Job Outcomes Community Services Worker +3
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Counselling Certificate

This Counselling Certificate from Careerhouse could provide just the training you need to become qualified in community services, counselling. By completing the Counselling Certificate from Careerhouse, you will broaden your skills and knowledge and be...

Study Method Online
Location Anywhere
Job Outcomes Counselling +5
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Advanced Counselling Certificate

Short Course
This is a short course focused on skill based training rather than a nationally accredited certificate or diploma.

The Advanced Counselling Certificate from Careers Collectiv offers a comprehensive education for students wishing to pursue or further their career in community services, counselling, psychology. Careers Collectiv is now offering this exciting Short le...

Study Method Online
Location Anywhere
Job Outcomes School Counsellor +7
Careers Collectiv -  Course
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Counselling Certificate in Adolescents & Young Adults

The Counselling Certificate in Adolescents & Young Adults from Careers Collectiv will help you realise your career dreams in counselling, youth work. The counselling, youth work world offers exciting and rewarding careers for people with initiativ...

Study Method Online
Location Anywhere
Job Outcomes Career Prospects +6
Careers Collectiv -  Course
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Graduate Diploma in Psychology

The Graduate Diploma in Psychology gives you a broad and targeted understanding in important aspects of the community services, counselling, health, psychology, science, social science industry. You will learn about emerging trends and opportunities in...

Study Method Online
Location Anywhere
Job Outcomes Human resource manager +3
The University of Adelaide -  Course
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Some of the different types of counselling are:

  • spiritual counselling
  • personal counselling
  • grief counselling, trauma counselling
  • drug and alcohol counselling, family counselling
  • relationship counselling
  • The difference between counsellors and psychologists

At the time of writing, counsellors don’t necessarily need a degree. The psychology profession is well regulated making it necessary for psychologists to have a degree, as opposed to the counselling profession which is unregulated. The healthcare sector in Australia believes that the counselling profession needs to be professionalised so that the quality of counsellors remains of a high standard. For this reason, rigid criteria for the counselling profession need to be set. The code of conduct will control behaviour and will also outline requirements for counselling courses in Adelaide and the rest of Australia. A number of regulatory bodies, governments and health departments are working together to accomplish this.

For instance, the Australian Institute of Professional Counsellors (AIPC) ensures that professional counsellors complete accredited education through the Institute’s range of counselling services, diplomas and certified courses. An example of a counselling courses in Adelaide that includes courses on relationship counselling, group counselling and grief counselling, is the Bachelor of Counselling qualification. Any counsellor equipped with the Institute’s counselling courses in Adelaide will be well-rounded as the courses are accredited and top-notch.

The Australian Counselling Association (ACA) raises the bar with increasing the quality of courses and qualifications available. The Association establishes training standards that are appropriate, accredits appropriate courses and assists consumers to find appropriate counselling services, whether they live in Adelaide, Perth, Queensland or Tasmania. The ACA aims to give the counselling profession the respectability it deserves. It represents professional counsellors and psychotherapists throughout Australia, including Adelaide, Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane.

If you want to enrol in a counselling course, you must make sure that your qualifications are recognised nationally. Therefore, you must ensure that your course provider is aware of the current standards that are required by the two associations.

Do you want to study counselling in Adelaide on-campus or online?

Fortunately with the growth of technology, students can choose whether they want to study full-time, part-time or online. There are several courses that are presented in either manner. Also, students can choose whether they want to attend classroom-based courses or rather study full-time or part-time online courses or whether courses must be hybrid. Fortunately, the options are there so that your studies can fit in with your lifestyle, since each of us has a different lifestyle. More and more people need to study part-time while they work, so the options are very helpful.

In the old days, people stayed in one job for their whole career. Nowadays people change careers often in search of better salaries or more job satisfaction. Changes that are made can be big (from counselling to nursing and midwifery) or smaller, like becoming a psychologist after being a counsellor for a number of years.

Your lifestyle and the demands that it takes from you will basically determine the format of the counselling course you ultimately decide on.

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