Courses in Australia: Counselling

According to the Australian Government’s Job Outlook service, the number of people working as counsellors is forecast to experience very strong growth in the future.

Job prospects in this industry are strong with over 22,000 job openings expected over the next five years.

Want to know more about this course? Have a look at the post below!


You will learn how to establish counselling relationships, know the right questions to ask, conduct yourself within ethical and legal frameworks, and to recognise and respond to crisis situations.

Successful completion of this course will qualify you to work as a counsellor, a case worker, in leisure and health industries and in case management.

You will also have a solid foundation for further tertiary study.

Some of the subjects that you may learn are:

  • Recognise and respond to crisis situations
  • Establish and confirm the counselling relationship
  • Apply specialist interpersonal and counselling interview skills
  • Facilitate the counselling relationship and process
  • Research and apply personality and development theories
  • Apply learning theories in counselling
  • Support counselling clients in decision-making processes
  • Reflect on and improve own professional practice
  • Work legally and ethically
  • Develop, facilitate and review all aspects of case management
  • Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety


  • Counsellor
  • Case Worker
  • Health and leisure worker
  • Case Manager
  • Support Worker
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We have partner schools that offer Counselling courses.

If you have any questions or concerns, get in touch with us here.

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