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Counselling Advanced Certificate

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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 Certificate. 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 Advanced Certificate 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.

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Give yourself a chance to upskill for better career opportunities and to make that difference you’ve been dreaming about. Start here today. 

There has never been a better time to become a counsellor. According to the Government's JobOutlook website there are likely to be around 22,000 job openings over 5 years (that's about 4,400 a year).  Counselling skills are also important for people in a range of helping professions including human services workers, teachers, nurses, ministers of religion, corrective services officers, allied health workers, complementary health practitioners, human resources staff and administrators.  

Counsellors help people learn to overcome problems they face in their everyday lives including relationships, career problems or any other personal set-backs and provide valuable mental health counselling to those in emotional need. Counsellors can also act as intermediaries in conflict resolution. Counsellors work in a variety of sectors including the health sector, community organisations, government organisations, education, welfare and private practice. 

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We don't use dense academic text books. Instead, we design digestible step-by-step modules and high-quality video sessions, backed by 24/7 tutorial support. The lessons are all taught on demand, and assessments are generally short answer or multiple-choice and can be re-taken as many times as needed. They’re perfect for people with busy lives and families who want to better themselves while unlocking better opportunities.
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We're CPD Accredited, which means each of our modules is globally recognised for Continuing Professional Development. Once you're done, you'll have CPD points ready if you want to take your study even further.
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Enrol at any time and study on your own terms. Assessments are designed to improve comprehension rather than test the recall of facts in a timed setting.
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Upon successful completion of this course you will receive an OCA Certificate of Achievement in Counselling Advanced Certificate.
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Career Pathways

  • Counsellor
  • School Counsellor
  • Careers Counsellor
  • Drug and Alcohol Counsellor
  • Family Support Officer
  • Counselling Service Manager
  • Pastoral Care Worker

 
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Delivered 100% online, no classroom required

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Assessments are short answer and multiple choice

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