Counsellors give talking therapy to help people deal with emotional issues or difficulties. They work face-to-face with individual clients, couples or small groups.
Complete a Diploma of Counselling (CHC51015) which will introduce you to the field of counselling and qualify you for entry level roles within the industry. This qualification can also be used as a pathway into further study.
Complete an undergraduate degree such as a Bachelor of Counselling which is the most common qualification needed to be registered as a fully qualified Counsellor.
Once you have finished your training you will have the opportunity to apply for membership with external bodies such as the Australian Counselling Association (ACA).
- Listening and talking
- Working with Children
- Written Communicator
- Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency Registration
- Counselling Services
- Domestic Violence
There are many future career propects in this category. These include but are not limited to;
- Drug & Alcohol Councellor
- Family and Marriage Counsellors
- Rehabilitation Counsellor
- Student Counsellor
- Life Coach
- Career Counsellor
- Social Worker