Compare institutions offeringDiploma of Counselling

This diploma prepares you for roles in established counselling agencies and to work with clients on personal and psychological issues.
in Australia
5 institutions:

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Study modeOnline
Study duration24 months self-paced

Chisholm Institute


Study modeOn-campus
Study duration18 months full-time

North Metropolitan TAFE


Study modeOn-campus
Study duration12 months full-time

TAFE Queensland


Study modeOnline, On-campus
Study duration1 year full-time (part-time available)

Study modeOn-campus
Study duration4 months full-time (part-time available)
These institutions all deliver equivalent outcomes
This nationally accredited qualification meets the same educational standards regardless of which institution you choose to study with. Institutions may deliver their course content differently, but the outcomes are equivalent and recognised Australia wide.

Possible career outcomes

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Counsellor
$90k3,558
Family Support Worker
$80k3,105
Relationship Counsellor
$80k476
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Course curriculum is developed by industry, so you’ll build relevant, practical skills that are valued by employers.
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