Diploma of Counselling

In the CHC51015 Diploma of Counselling, you will acquire the skills, practises and knowledge needed
to become a qualified counsellor. You will receive up-to-date practical training in providing effective
and ethical counselling services to people from a diverse range of backgrounds and issues.

During this course, you will be introduced to the various methods required to diagnose clients with
mental health issues and respond to situations of crisis.

In the CHC51015 Diploma of Counselling course, you will learn:

  • How to facilitate counselling relationships and processes
  • Research and apply learning, personality and development theories in a counselling practice
  • Provide services to people from a diverse community and with a range of needs e.g. mental health and alcohol and other drugs issues, domestic violence, trauma.

By studying the Diploma of Counselling online you gain access to our team of Health and Community
Services Trainers. Our trainers will support you throughout the duration of this course to ensure you’re making progress, give valuable feedback on your theoretical and practical assessments and help you towards realising and achieving your career pathway goals.

All our trainers are highly experienced and offer students specialist knowledge and insight from their
respective fields.

Students of this course may be eligible for Jobs and Skills WA funding. Enquire now to find out more about funding your future. 

CHC51015 TrainSmart Australia Career FAQs
  • Awarded by

    TrainSmart Australia (RTO 51771)

  • Qualification

    Diploma, VET

  • Study mode

    On Campus

  • Payment options

    Payment planUpfront payment

  • Duration

    12 months with the opportunity to extend

  • Start date

    Enquire now for upcoming start dates

  • Location


This course meets the Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government’s National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Studying this course leads to a qualification that’s recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.