An Undergraduate Certificate in Counselling provides students with the opportunity to study for counselling or chaplaincy at an introductory level enabling them to gain the foundational knowledge, skills and abilities required commencing serving in a counselling or chaplaincy context.
This Undergraduate Certificate will enable students to move toward employment within a community, church or a parachurch context. The award is designed to give a basic introduction to counselling and chaplaincy theories and practices to enable students to serve within their field of choice within the counselling or chaplaincy vocations.
One trimester full-time or part time equivalent to be completed by December 2021
This course is not available to International Students
Course ID: CRS1400797
Course Level: Undergraduate
Number of Subject: 4
Total Credit Points: 24
Fees: Up-front and FEE-HELP
Modes of Delivery
- Satisfactory completion of Year 12 in the Australian secondary school system, or the equivalent thereof.
- Mature age and special entry requirements are available for those who have reached the age of 21 and can show evidence of being able to successfully study at this level (i.e. English proficiency evidence at 5.5 IELTS).
- One trimester full-time or part time equivalent
- Generally 6 hours per week per subject is required to do well, which includes lectures, readings and assignments.
Counselling Skills 1
Introduction to Marriage and Family Counselling
Counselling Skills 2
Human Lifespan Development
Introduction to Counselling Theories and Practice
Grief and Loss Counselling
Self Care or other approved Counselling Subject
Crisis Intervention and Trauma Counselling
Chaplaincy Pastoral Care
Pastoral Care or other approved Chaplaincy Subject
Critical Thinking and Writing Skills