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CHC51015 Diploma of Counselling VET

The CHC51015 Diploma of Counselling VET at Torrens University Australia is a Vocational Education and Training (VET) course that builds a foundation of key counselling skills through a combination of theoretical and applied components. This course gives you the necessary skills to communicate effectively, work within a case management framework, and refer clients to other services when necessary.

Quick Facts

Duration: 1 year (full-time); 2 years (part-time)
Starting in: February, June, September
Tuition Fee: TBA
Location: Online

Upon graduating, you’ll have the opportunity to build a career in the counselling industry. Successful completion of this diploma guarantees entry into a related Bachelor program, and you’ll receive a full credit transfer for the first year.

The CHC51015 Diploma of Counselling VET at Torrens University Australia offers the essential skills and knowledge you need to work as a counsellor in a wide variety of settings. Learn how to implement basic counselling skills during this VET course, apply learning theories, select and use counselling theories and perform interventions. You will understand how to manage loss and grief, assist people with mental health conditions, and implement many other vital counselling skills including self-reflection and growth.

Learning outcomes

  • Explore a range of theoretical perspectives in counselling and discover the drivers for human behaviour throughout the lifespan.
  • Learn how to evaluate different presenting issues to determine your best approach.
  • Study the core principles of case management and grief counselling.
  • Understand common mental health conditions, individual behaviours and thought patterns.

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“Online suited me well as I could adapt my study hours to suit my schedule.”

Cassie Winter // Graduate of Bachelor of Nutrition

Courses Included

  • Work with diverse people
  • Apply learning theories in counselling
  • Facilitate the counselling relationship
  • Recognise and Respond to crisis situations

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