CHC51015
Diploma of Counselling


Study 100% Online With No Work Placement & Become A Qualified Counsellor With Our ACA Recognised Diploma

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100% ELEARNING WITH STUDENT SUPPORT

  • Start a new career in a growing field with a predicted growth rate of 15.1% by 2028
  • Learn critical counselling skills & additional systemic techniques 
  • Flexible online study to suit you
  • Up to 24 months to complete
  • Self-paced from any device or  location

  • Unprecedented Student Support - quick 1-hour turn-around times
  • Access to fellow students
  • No exams - ever! 
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GOVERNMENT ACCREDITED & ACA RECOGNISED

  • A government-accredited course & government qualification
  • Study with a safe industry-leading RTO
  • Learn with industry-leading facilitators - live & interactive
  • 13 core units & your choice of 4 elective units 
  • No set times for assessment submissions
  • Live & facilitated study support groups
  • 100 hours of practical included
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COURSE OUTCOMES AND INCLUSIONS

  • A leading ACA-recognised Training Provider
  • NO work placement-required

  • Live & facilitated 3-hour monthly group practice sessions
  • 10 bonus live & facilitated topical masterclasses 
  • Become a capable, confident, qualified & safe Counsellor
  • Specialisation add-ons available
  • Gain employment as a Counsellor, Case Manager/Worker or start your own business*

REQUEST A CALL WITH A COURSE ADVISOR ABOUT ENROLLING TODAY!

Why Study This Diploma?

At IAP, we teach a nationally accredited CHC51015 Diploma of Counselling.

Our ACA-recognised diploma will equip you with the tools and qualifications to help you fulfil your desire to assist people with the daily challenges of living.

So, if you are like most people who are looking to become a qualified counsellor and:
1. You want to help create a positive change
2. You seek meaningful work
3. You seek flexibility in your career
4. You can see a solid future as a Counsellor
5. You want to work in a field where life experience is valued
6.  You have a strong desire to help people of all walks of life
7. You know and are told you are a good listener
8. You wish to be in a career with purpose
9. You want to acquire counselling skills 
10. You need flexible study arrangements to balance with your current job

Then... you too can join 1000s of others just like you who learn how to develop the ability to make a real difference in people's lives.

Our aim is to make our Diploma of Counselling (CHC51015) the best investment you ever make in yourself and your future as an up-and-coming qualified Counsellor.

This course can work well with our courses including:
- Neuro-Linguistic Programming Practitioner Certification 
and our nationally accredited
- 10791NAT Diploma of Clinical Hypnosis and Strategic Psychotherapy

COURSE QUICK FACTS

 

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Duration

up to 24 months

 

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Dates

Enrol now and start now

 

5-Jun-19-2023-07-16-59-0240-AM

Commitment

10 hours a week (average)

 

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Access

From any device

 

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Pre-requisites

Selection criteria applies

 

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Assessments

5 types of assessments

 

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Location

100% Online

 

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Payment Options

Upfront or 24-months interest free*

 

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Outcomes & Recognitions

Government accredited Diploma; The Australian Counselling Association (ACA), ACCA, CPCA, HHA and IICT. 

 

STAND OUT WITH OUR COUNSELLING & CLINICAL HYPNOSIS TRAINING

What sets IAP apart is not just our dedication to world-class practical and relevant education and training, but your Diploma can include training in the modality of Clinical Hypnosis - something you can only do with us.

13 core units included are:
  • CHCCCS019 Recognise and respond to crisis situations
  • CHCCSL001 Establish and confirm the counselling relationship
  • CHCCSL002 Apply specialist interpersonal and counselling interview skills 
  • CHCCSL003 Facilitate the counselling relationship and process
  • CHCCSL004 Research and apply personality and development theories
  • CHCCSL005 Apply learning theories in counselling
  • CHCCSL006 Select and use counselling therapies
  • CHCCSL007 Support counselling clients in decision-making processes
  • CHCCSM005 Develop, facilitate and review all aspects of case management
  • CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
  • CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety 
  • CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically
  • CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice 



You can complete the standard CHC51015 Diploma of Counselling electives, OR you can choose a mental health specialisation, a grief and loss specialisation OR choose a unique specialisation in clinical hypnosis as follows:

  • CHCCCS014 Provide brief interventions
  • CHCCCS017 Provide loss and grief support
  • CHCMHS001 Work with people with mental health issues
  • CHCCCS003 Increase the safety of individuals at risk of suicide
  • DCHHYP501 Work within a clinical hypnosis framework
  • CHCFAM003 Support people to improve relationships
  • CHCMHS001 Work with people with mental health issues
  • CHCMHS005 Provide services to people with co-existing mental health and alcohol and other drugs issues
  • CHCMHS007 Work effectively in trauma informed care
  • CHCMHS011 Assess and promote social, emotional and physical wellbeing
  • CHCCCS017 Provide loss and grief support
  • CHCCCS018 Provide suicide bereavement support
  • CHCCCS003 Increase the safety of individuals at risk of suicide
  • CHCMHS007 Work effectively in trauma informed care
    • DCHHYP501 Work within a clinical hypnosis framework*
    • DCHHYP502 Prepare for clinical hypnosis session*
    • DCHHYP503 Perform a clinical session*
    • DCHHYP504 Monitor and evaluate clinical hypnosis interventions*
    • This specialisation requires attendance at 4 days of practical classes

*Please note: additional costs apply for this Clinical Hypnosis Speciality

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QUESTIONS

Book a meeting, call and speak to one of our consultants on 1300 380 681.

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OUR GUARANTEE

If life gets in the way and you cannot complete, you can defer for up to 12 months. You may also get credits towards the full diploma for units you have completed. It couldn’t be easier.
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CERTIFICATION

Upon satisfactory completion of all requirements, you will be awarded a nationally recognised CHC51015 Diploma of Counselling.

WHY CHOOSE TO STUDY WITH IAP?

IAP differs from others in the market because we specialise in offering you a personalised learning experience tailored to your learning needs. We focus on enabling you, by providing the tools and techniques to help you develop skills in counselling.

If you desire to help people and make a difference in their lives, this course is for you!

"The world is changing rapidly. By 2025, 40% of current Australian jobs will be lost to overseas or technology*, and you may have noticed that it has already started. As a coach and or therapist, you can help people adjust to the uncertainties ahead and the changes and challenges of day-to-day living."

WHO SHOULD STUDY THIS COURSE? (SELECTION CRITERIA)

This course is suitable for those considering a career as a Counsellor or is looking to add the counselling skillset to other therapy modalities. These may include:


-Students seeking entry into this course will have obtained their HSC or equivalent and be at least 21 years of age at the time of enrolment.
OR

- Existing workers who have over three years of work experience and wish to upgrade their skills in a new/existing industry sector
OR
- Existing workers who wish to have their current skills and knowledge recognised
OR
- New entrants to the workplace who wish to gain a qualification for the purpose of getting a job
OR
- Individuals wishing to change careers or enter into a new career

DELIVERY MODE

- This course is delivered online to students across Australia and the globe. Training will be delivered online using interactive platforms and utilities (Zoom). 

- This course is self-paced, and students will be required to complete activities in their own time and will be required to manage their own study.
- Combination - Training will be delivered using a combination of methods, including additional online webinars, study and assessments support sessions and practical webinars for the clinical hypnosis specialisation

ASSESSMENT METHODS

Different units will require the completion of different assessments across the course. These include:
- Observation/Practical skills
- Written responses
- Third-party reports
- Case studies
- Simulated / Role Plays. Note: Some assessments will require the student to be in the same room as the mock client.
You can see the course brochure for more details about the assessment types.

REAL STUDENT SUPPORT

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HOW YOU CAN ENROL & START NOW IN OUR
CHC51015 Diploma of Counselling

We have a range of payment methods that include upfront, 24-month interest-free, Zip Money and up to 5-year payment plans that includes interest and fees. (Tncs apply)

STANDARD COURSE
UPFRONT INVESTMENT

WAS $6997

$4,499*

Upfront Investment
(*Limited time )
tncs apply.

$6,997 Regular Price

*Pricing listed is for upfront payments.

Study all 13 core units and the standard course group of electives online in this self-paced course and work towards your qualification as a Counsellor.

Flexible study options perfect for the busy professional who wants to learn from some of the best.

 

Speak to one of our consultants about our early bird pricing for enrolling into our CHC51015 Diploma of Counselling .

ENROL TODAY Request a callback

STANDARD COURSE
PAYMENT PLAN REQUEST

WAS $6997

NOW $5,499*

Payment Plan Investment
(*Limited time)
tncs apply.

$6,998 Regular Price

*Pricing listed is for plan payments.

Study 13 core unites and the standard course electives online in this self-paced course and work towards your qualification as a Counsellor.

Flexible study options perfect for the busy professional who wants to learn from some of the best.

 

Speak to one of our consultants about our early bird pricing for enrolling into our CHC51015  Diploma of Counselling .

ENROL TODAY Request a callback

CLINICAL HYPNOSIS SPECIALITY
UPFRONT

WAS $11,797

$6,980*

UPFRONT INVESTMENT
(*Limited time)
tncs apply.

$11,797 Regular Price

*Pricing listed is for upfront payments.

Study all 13 core units and Stream B group of electives online in this self-paced course and work towards your qualification as a Counsellor.

With Stream B, you'll also be 1/3 of your way to a 10791NAT Diploma of Clinical Hypnosis and Strategic Psychotherapy.

Flexible study options perfect for the busy professional who wants to learn from some of the best.

Speak to one of our consultants about our early bird pricing for enrolling into our CHC51015 Diploma of Counselling .

Enrol by clicking the button below.

ENROL TODAY Request a callback

CLINICAL HYPNOSIS SPECIALITY - PAYMENT PLAN REQUEST

WAS $11,797

NOW $7,980*

PAYMENT PLAN INVESTMENT
(*Limited time)
tncs apply.

$11,797 Regular Price

*Pricing listed is for upfront payments.

Study all 13 core units and Stream B group of electives online in this self-paced course and work towards your qualification as a Counsellor.

With Stream B, you'll also be 1/3 of your way to a 10791NAT Diploma of Clinical Hypnosis and Strategic Psychotherapy.

Flexible study options perfect for the busy professional who wants to learn from some of the best.

Speak to one of our consultants about our early bird pricing for enrolling into our CHC51015 Diploma of Counselling .

ENROL TODAY Request a callback

CLINICAL HYPNOSIS SPECIALTY
UPFRONT

WAS $11,798

$6,989*

UPFRONT INVESTMENT
(*Limited time - Expires 30.06.23)
$11,798 Regular Price

*Pricing listed is for upfront payments.

 

Study all 13 core units and the Clinical Hypnosis Speciality group of electives online in this self-paced course and work towards your qualification as a Counsellor.

With the Clinical Hypnosis Speciality, you'll also be 1/3 of your way to a 10791NAT Diploma of Clinical Hypnosis and Strategic Psychotherapy.

Flexible study options are perfect for the busy professional who wants to learn from some of the best.

Speak to one of our consultants about our early bird pricing for enrolling into our CHC51015 Diploma of Counselling.

Enrol by clicking the button below.

 

ENROL TODAY Request a callback

CLINICAL HYPNOSIS SPECIALTY
PAYMENT PLAN REQUEST

WAS $11,798

NOW $7,989*

PAYMENT PLAN INVESTMENT
(*Limited time - Expires 30.06.23)
$11,798 Regular Price

*Pricing listed is for upfront payments.

 

Study all 13 core units and the Clinical Hypnosis Speciality group of electives online in this self-paced course and work towards your qualification as a Counsellor.

With the Clinical Hypnosis Speciality, you'll also be 1/3 of your way to a 10791NAT Diploma of Clinical Hypnosis and Strategic Psychotherapy.

Flexible study options are perfect for the busy professional who wants to learn from some of the best.

Speak to one of our consultants about our early bird pricing for enrolling into our CHC51015 Diploma of Counselling.

ENROL TODAY Request a callback

 

MEET ONE OF OUR COURSE FACILITATORS

Learn about this Diploma and the added benefits of studying counselling with us at IAP

 

REQUEST A CALL WITH A COURSE ADVISOR ABOUT ENROLLING TODAY!

About This Certification Course

If you have a desire to help people and make a difference in their lives, this course is for you!


The world is changing rapidly. By 2025, 40% of current Australian jobs will be lost to overseas or technology*, and you may have noticed that it has already started. As a [NLP Expert or Coach], you can help people adjust to the uncertainties ahead and help manage their fears and anxieties.


This course is the first step in completing both
IAP Diplomas:
Diploma of NLP & Strategic Coaching
Diploma of NLP Leadership & Coaching

Next course is the:
NLP Master Practitioner Certification

ASSOCIATIONS

IAC Ed Institute

TESTIMONIALS

COURSE PATHWAY

This course is a main pre-requisite and pathway to our CHC81015 Graduate Diploma of Relationship Counselling.

CHC81015 Graduate Diploma of Relationship Counselling
CHC81015 Graduate Diploma of Relationship Counselling