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Diploma of Counselling and Communication Skills

The Diploma of Counselling and Communication Skills at Torrens University Australia an introduction to working in the industry which provides theoretical knowledge and practical skills.

Quick Facts

Duration: 1 year (full-time)
Starting in: February, May, September
Tuition Fee: AUD 23,600 per full
Location: Sydney, Online

With subjects including practical hours and industry placement, this Counselling and Communication Skills course at Torrens University Australia will prepare you with the skills and knowledge required to begin a fulfilling career in a range of counselling.

Industry professionals as your teachers

Our teaching staff at Torrens University Australia are counselling professionals. Torrens has a strong focus on employability, so access to our well-connected staff members can help open doors into your future career.

Move on up and get credit

By studying this higher education diploma at Torrens, you will have the option upon completion to upgrade your qualification to a Bachelor of Applied Social Science (Counselling) at our sister institution, the Jansen Newman Institute.

Success Coaches

Our Success Coaches leverage a student’s strengths and align their learning with their broader life purpose. They work with students from their first admission, coaching students to successfully navigate the educational landscape and build personal and professional capability to improve their employability outcomes including self-employment and entrepreneurship. With a focus on the student’s career goals, and trained in Gallup strengths quest, the Success Coach takes a strengths-based approach to engage with and motivate students for study and career success.

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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

  • Case Management and Ethical Principles
  • Professional Practice
  • Understanding Societies and Social Issues in Counselling
  • Applied Techniques of Counselling

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