Think Colleges Pty Ltd
3 years full-time, 6 years part-time
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Build in-demand skills for a people-focused profession and help others achieve their goals by studying this Bachelor of Applied Social Science (Counselling) course.
Designed for anyone looking to start a career in counselling, coaching, or dispute resolution, this broad-focused course offers a practical and relevant introduction to the theory and principles of counselling.
In this course you'll study theories of communication, conflict resolution, community development, ethics, social research and human trauma, and have the opportunity to undertake practical work experience placements in order to put your skills into practice.
With a broad range of elective units to choose from, this course provides students with a wide variety of opportunities to specialise in an area of counselling interest, including grief counselling, drug and alcohol counselling, or family and relationship counselling.
If you're looking to start a career in counselling and want to help people with your work, this challenging and rewarding course may be your first career step.
To be eligible to study this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:
For international students, English language proficiency to equivalent IELTS 6.5 (academic) with no skills band less than 5.5 is also required.
In this counselling course, the subjects you may study include:
As a student of the Jansen Newman Institute, you will receive extensive student support from your course advisor and mentor.
Have one-on-one study support to help you create goals, study plans and develop strong study skills. You will also have access to over 70 million articles from one of the largest online libraries in Australia!
JNI are all about creating a supportive learning environment to help you thrive! Dedicated Learning and Academic Skills (LAS) support staff are on hand help you be more effective in your study and build your skills. From writing essays and reports to goal setting and exam prep – they’ll guide you through it all (available online and on campus).
This course can be delivered on campus to provide you with practical training in a face-to-face learning environment. It is available to study at the following locations:
You can also choose to study this course entirely online.
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a Bachelor of Applied Social Science (Counselling) from Jansen Newman Institute.
This qualification will equip you with the skills, knowledge and personal abilities required to work in a range of counselling roles across the private, public and not-for-profit sectors. You may choose to work as a counseller in a school setting, as a drug and alcohol consellor, or in a mediation or conflict resolution role.
This qualification will give you the opportunity to gain practical work experience before beginning your counselling practice, ensuring you graduate ready for the workplace.
Wondering where a career in counselling could take you? Potential job outcomes may include; Bereavement Counsellor, Relationship Counsellor, Family Counsellor, School Counsellor, Rehabilitation Counsellor, Youth Worker, Community or Welfare Worker.
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