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CHC51015 Diploma of Counselling

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Payment Model Tuition Fee Resources Fee Amenities Fee TOTAL
Skills First Funded $300.00 $0.00 $0.00 $300.00
Skills First Funded with Concession $60.00 $0.00 $0.00 $60.00
Fee for Service $10,620.00 $0.00 $0.00 $10,620.00
NOTE: student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at time of enrolment. does not take tuition fees in advance above an amount of $1500.00 from any student enrolling in a course. If any further fees are required throughout the course the amount taken by will not exceed $1500 for services not yet provided.
Fee for Service rates apply to those who do not meet the Victorian Skills First eligibility criteria and wish to study qualifications.
Courses and workshops delivered by outside the National Qualifications Framework are charged at the Fee for Services rates applicable at the time of enquiry.
*Eligibility criteria applies for both the Victorian Skills First Funding and for the Concession Rate.
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 Research and 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
CHCCCS014 Provide brief interventions
CHCCCS015 Provide individualised support
CHCCCS017 Provide loss and grief support

The Diploma of Counselling is delivered ‘Face to Face’ in our South Melbourne location, the program is very interactive with high levels of discussion and role play.

A Blended Learning program may be available for those currently employed in the industry requiring the qualification, this can be discussed at interview.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is available to applicants who have the experience and expertise from previous study or employment that would that would enable them to provide documented evidence that demonstrates competency in the learning outcomes of the Qualification Units.

Depending on the type of delivery mode chosen the qualification duration would normally be over twelve to twenty four months (excluding RPL or Credit Transfer).

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