Certificate In Counselling & Community Services

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Course Overview

Are you the type of person who likes to make a difference in the lives of others? Are you a leader in the community? Do you like to offer mental and emotional support to others to help them cope with their lives? This training course will help you gain the foundation skills to support others in the community to deal with their problems. 

All counsellors require an empathic approach to their work and willingness to work in situations that are difficult and stressful. Counsellors are resilient and compassionate people who play an important role in our community providing help and guidance to others. They provide support to those who’re experiencing, relationship issues, drug and alcohol problems, mental health and depression, addiction, traumatic loss, family violence, loneliness and isolation.

If you’re wanting to kick start your career in this field, The Certificate in Counselling and Community Services is a great starting point. With this qualification you can apply for employment in counselling support roles and mental health organisations or alternatively use the course as a pathway to the Diploma or Higher Ed study.

Start your study journey toward and embark on a rewarding industry that gives back to the community and individuals.

Course Details


Certificate In Counselling & Community Services

Course Duration

150 hours of study from start to finish 

Tutor Support

Monday to Saturday via email or phone contact 

Study Mode

100% Online

Start Date

Enrol anytime

Course Units

  • Work Effectively In The Community
  • Provide Behaviour Support In The
  • Context Of Individualised Plans
  • Work Effectively With Culturally Diverse Clients & Workers
  • Support Individual Health & Emotional Well-being
  • Work Within a Structured Counselling Framework
  • Apply Specialist Interpersonal &
  • Counselling Interview Skills
  • Apply Personality & Development Theories
  • Apply Learning Theories In Counselling
  • Determine suitability Of Client For Counselling Services
  • Social and Environmental Concerns: Children and Adolescents
  • Emotional Wellbeing in Children and Adolescents
  • Psychological Health Concerns: Children and Adolescents
  • Holistic Health and Well-being: Children and Adolescents
  • Relationship Counselling (Bonus Unit)
Career Pathways
  • Social Worker
  • Youth Support Worker
  • Community service worker
  • Life coach/Mentor
  • Funeral Services Worker
  • Counsellor
  • Aid worker
  • Diversional Therapist
  • Care Assistant
Course Features
  • All course material is provided for students and included within the course fees.

  • Network with other likeminded students in our interactive online learning platform.

  • Graduate with an official certificate recognising your successful completion of the course.

  • Receive an academic transcript of all the units completed.

  • A letter of recommendation for any current or future employer.

  • Assistance in either setting up a LinkedIn profile or CV/Cover letters.

  • A three-day cooling off period to ensure you're happy with the course of your choice.

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