Do you enjoy helping people with conflict resolution or mental, lifestyle and emotional problems? If this is you, consider a career in counselling with our online Diploma. This course offers a practical and theoretical foundation for effective counselling with the aim to help others with important issues such as depression, domestic and family violence, financial problems, loss and grief, loneliness and isolation.
"I chose this course because I love helping people. I find it so rewarding. Once I've finished it, I know this course will help me towards the career I have wanted to do for so long. Thanks for the support and I just wanted to give you some feedback because its been really enjoyable so far." - Kyle
Counsellors earn 20% above average national wages, with employment for counsellors expecting to rise strongly over the next five years, creating thousands of new job opportunities (Reference - MySkills.Gov.Au).
If you want to kickstart your career in this rewarding industry, our Diploma in Counselling is the perfect start. During this course, you will learn: empathy and rapport building as you develop the micro-skills that every counsellor needs to create a fruitful therapeutic relationship with their clients; how to support individual health & emotional well-being; how to work within a structured counselling framework and the learning and development theories of counselling.
Give yourself a chance to upskill for better career opportunities and to make that difference you’ve been dreaming about. Start here today.
We're committed to you! As an OCA student you will receive a range of support services to assist you with your learning journey. This includes: live chat, technical, admin and general course support and a dedicated trainer to support your learning.
This qualification is delivered online. As soon as you enrol, you’ll be provided with a login and password so you can access our OCA e-learning centre 24/7. You can study at your own pace, from the comfort of your home. All course materials are 100% online, and delivered via our innovative e-learning experience.
The length of time it takes you to complete this course depends on how much time you can invest each week, so if you spend 25hrs a week on the course you will finish it in 2 weeks (or sooner).
Work Effectively In The Community Sector
Provide Behaviour Support In The Context Of Individualised Plans
Work Effectively With Culturally Diverse Clients & Co-Workers
Support Individual Health & Emotional Well-Being
Work Within A Structured Counselling Framework
Apply Specialist Interpersonal And Counselling Interview Skills
Apply Personality And Development Theories
Apply Learning Theories In Counselling
Determine Suitability Of Client For Counselling Services