Undergraduate Certificate in Counselling

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.

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One trimester full-time or part time equivalent to be completed by December 2021

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4 subjects

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Available online

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FEE-HELP eligible

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This course is not available to International Students

Modes of Delivery

Online

Entry Requirements
  • 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).
Course Load
  • 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.
Suggested Subjects

Counselling

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

 

Chaplaincy

Chaplaincy Theory

Crisis Intervention and Trauma Counselling

Chaplaincy Pastoral Care

Pastoral Care or other approved Chaplaincy Subject

 

 Study Skills

Critical Thinking and Writing Skills

 

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