CHC51015Diploma of Counselling

Australis College
pdfWe'll email you your FREE Course eBrochure
Australis College
  • Awarded by

    Australis College (RTO 31518)

  • Qualification


  • Study Mode


  • Payment Options

    Study Loans eligiblePayment plan

  • Duration

    12 months full-time, 18 months part-time

  • Start Date

    Anytime – start today!

  • Course Fee

    Price may vary Price may vary

  • Career Outcomes

    Grief Counsellor | Drug and Alcohol Counsellor | Family and Marriage Counsellor | Rehabilitation Counsellor | View all

Last modified: 23 Aug 2018

In a Nutshell

Build a meaningful new career enriching and supporting other people's lives with the CHC51015 Diploma of Counselling course from Australis College.

If you're passionate about helping people, enjoy listening and want to make a difference, then this practical online qualification will equip you with the skills and knowledge you need to make a difference, with no prior experience or study required.

In this course, you'll learn the key skills required to work with a broad range of clients as a counsellor, supporting others to make a positive change in their lives. You can expect to build skills in interpersonal communication, counselling methods and interview techniques, and become equipped to support clients in areas including grief, loss, change, career planning and relationship management.

With online webinars and practical work experience available, this flexible course equips you with the skills, abilities and experience required to succeed in this challenging and rewarding field. If helping people is in your future, this course may be your first career step.


Start a rewarding career in counselling services today

  • What You'll Need to Get In


    There are no entry requirements for this course.

  • Subject Breakdown

    Find out more

    The Australis College counselling diploma consists of the following units of competency:

    • CHCCSL001 – Establish and confirm the counselling relationship
    • CHCCSL002 – Apply specialist interpersonal and counselling interview skills
    • CHCCSL003 – Facilitate the counselling relationship and process
    • CHCCCS004 – Assess co-existing needs
    • CHCLEG001 – Work legally and ethically
    • CHCDIV001 – Work with diverse people
    • CHCDIV002 – Promote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
    • CHCMHS001 – Work with people with mental health issues
    • CHCCSL004 – Research and apply personality and development theories
    • CHCCSM005 – Develop, facilitate and review all aspects of case management
    • CHCCSL005 – Apply learning theories in counselling
    • CHCCSL006 – Select and use counselling therapies
    • CHCCCS017 – Provide loss and grief support
    • CHCCCS019 – Recognise and respond to crisis situations
    • CHCCSL007 – Support counselling clients in decision-making processes
    • CHCMGT005 – Facilitate workplace debriefing and support processes
    • CHCPRP003 – Reflect on and improve professional practice
    Find out more
  • Why Australis College?

    Australis College is an award-winning national registered training organisation (RTO) focused on ensuring that our students graduate with the skills and knowledge they need to find a job, advance their career, or build on their current skills. At Australis College, our vision is to be Australia’s most trusted RTO. Our mission is to provide exceptional industry-relevant training that creates real employment outcomes for our students.

    Because we promise “job-ready training, today,” we always put the student first and all of our training is purpose built with that in mind – to ensure our graduates are highly competent and job ready.

    Our blended learning approach combines the flexibility of online learning with the practical support of face to face or live training via web tutorials, online forums, and interactive eLearning.

    Australis College Pty Ltd | RTO 31518 | Trading as Australis College, Australis Aviation College, Australis Natural Health College.

Where Will This Course Take You?

Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive the CHC51015 Diploma of Counselling from Australis College.

This nationally recognised qualification will equip you with the skills, insights and experience required to seek employment in the exciting and fast-growing counselling services industry.

You'll develop the skills, knowledge and personal abilities required to provide holistic support to clients in a broad range of fields, including in career counselling, family counselling, grief counselling, relationship counselling, pastoral care, youth and community work and in drug and alcohol counselling.

Australis College is an approved provider of counselling training by the International Institute for Complementary Therapists and the Australian Community Counselling Association.

Wondering where a career in mental health could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

Let's Talk Price

The tuition fee for this course is $6,235 and payment options available include:

  • Interest-free Payment Plan
  • Personal Student Loan with Study Loans

Study Loans provides a new way of paying for education with a transparent fee structure under a pay-as-you-go type model.

Approved students will be loaned from $2,001 to $15,000, to cover all or part of their course tuition from an approved provider. The loan will be progressively drawn to pay tuition fees and paid to the training provider directly on behalf of the student. The loan will be paid back via direct debit over 6-48 months, at competitive interest rates, with no penalties for early repayment.

Study Loans Australia Pty Ltd (ABN 13 618 345 314) Australian Credit Licence 498589

Speak to a consultant
Speak to a consultant

Keen to Find Out More?

Fill out this form and a Study Consultant from Australis College will get back to you.


First Name

Last Name


Phone Number


Country of Residence

When would you like to start?

Please contact me with information regarding student loans offered by
Study LoansStudy Loans is an Australian private student loan provider
pdf iconWe'll email you your FREE Course eBrochure
Click to read our privacy policy
PDFWe'll email you your FREE Course eBrochure