Level 1, 333 Kent Street Sydney New South Wales 2000
CRICOS course code: 095788F
Level of study: Career Based/Vocational
Studying our Counselling Course at 4Life College will give you the ability to become a skilled and aware counsellor, as well as provide you with skills that will be extremely helpful in a variety of career pathways.
If you are planning to embark on a career in counselling, are looking to improve your current career or want to further your own personal development our framework ensures you will be getting the most out your studies.
As part of our counselling course you will become familiar with evidence-based counselling models, strategies and therapies as well as techniques from strength-based therapy.
These are some of the concepts you will encounter:
After receiving plenty of face-to-face training, role plays and simulations to make sure you feel ready and confident to take the next step, you will be able to apply what you have learned in our student clinic. Our student clinic is a supervised real-life counselling clinic that allows you to use your newly acquired skills with real clients.
The program outcomes for this course are:
Potential job outcomes for those qualified with a Diploma of Counselling may include:
A study pathway to a suitable bachelor’s degree.
Preparation for further study and vocational skills with development of study and research skills, language and literacy skills, communication skills, time management, planning and managing projects, interpersonal skills and the development of techniques.
Units of Competency
The Diploma of Counselling is made up of 17 units of competencies, which are made up of 13 core and 4 elective units.
Unit Code Unit Title
CHCDEV001 Confirm client developmental status
CHCMHS001 Work with people with mental health issues
CHCMHS011 Assess and promote social, emotional and physical wellbeing
CHCCSL001 Establish and confirm the counselling relationship
CHCCSL007 Support clients in decision-making processes
CHCCSL002 Apply specialist interpersonal and counselling interview skills
CHCCSL003 Facilitate the counselling relationship and process
CHCCSM005 Develop, facilitate and review all aspects of case management
CHCCCS004 Assess co-existing needs
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice
CHCCCS019 Recognize and respond to crisis situations
CHCCSL004 Research and apply personality and development theories
CHCCSL005 Apply learning theories in counselling
CHCCSL006 Select and use counselling therapies
CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically.
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Brisbane CampusLevel 4, 243 Edward Street
This is an entry level course and no previous skills or experience are necessary.
Entrants must have:
IELTS - 6.0 (with no individual band under 5.5); TOEFL - Internet Based 60; Cambridge English - CAE 169; PTE Academic - 50; OET - B.