Graduate Certificate of Counselling

Rewarding. Challenging. Life-changing. A career in counselling is all of these things - and more! 

Want to make a real difference for others? An online Graduate Certificate of Counselling with Edith Cowan University can kickstart your career in helping people live their most empowered lives. 

100% online, this certificate explores the foundational theories and techniques of counselling. 

You’ll take away skills for delivering counselling across a range of modalities. Topics covered include developing a person-centred approach, working at the cultural interface, and reflective practices.

In demand across a range of disciplines, including nursing, social work and teaching, counselling skills can be applied to a broad range of cultural groups, clients, and professional settings.

This course lays the foundation for a career in counselling. Continue on to complete a Masters to become a full-time counsellor. 

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  • Awarded by

    Edith Cowan University

  • Qualification

    Postgraduate, Graduate Certificate

  • Study mode


  • Payment options

    FEE-HELP may be availableUpfront payment

  • Duration

    6 months part-time

  • Start date

    Study intakes: Jan, Mar, May, Jul, Sept & Nov

  • Course fee

    Price may vary