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CHC51015 Diploma of Counselling


CHC51015 Diploma of Counselling
This qualification is Nationally Recognised Training and qualifies you to be a Counsellor

Course Description

The counselling course qualification prepares you to become a counsellor, working with clients on personal and psychological issues using established counselling modalities. This qualification enables you to work as a case worker or support worker within a counselling organisation. This course can provide a good introduction to working as a counsellor and lead to more qualification pathways. 

Note: You can work as a counsellor without any formal qualifications. So, if you do not need a qualification to be a counsellor why get one? We recommend all professionals have the formal skills and knowledge to provide their services. Becoming a professional counsellor with a CHC51015 Diploma of Counselling can enable you to get professional association accreditation as well as professional practice insurance. 

Course Overview

The Diploma of Counselling course consists of 8 subjects and includes:

  • Counselling Therapies
  • Responding to Crisis Situations
  • Relationship Counselling
  • Brief Interventions
  • Case Management 
  • Providing Support for Loss and Grief
  • Responding to Family and Domestic Violence
  • Counselling Micro-skills
  • Motivational Interviewing

Delivery method

Blended mode: Study your theoretical content online and learn the practical skills face-to-face with an industry leading trainer. This method is great for those who like to take a practical approach to study and would like guidance through assessments. Blended mode consists of attending 5 lots of a 2-day practical class once every 6-8 weeks. This means you do a total of 10 days on campus spread throughout your course. 

Evolve College delivers the blended mode from its campuses in Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne

Fully online: Study your whole course from your own chosen location using our online learning platform. Our custom built learning platform has been highly commended as one of the best in Australia. This study type is best for the self-motivated and committed learner. It requires theoretical study to be completed online and submission of practical assessments via video.

Course Costs

Evolve College aims to deliver a course that is simple and supportive for all kinds of learners. We endeavour to keep our course costs reasonable to enable more people to become better skilled and qualified. Choose your preferred delivery method (above) and see pricing for your option below:

Payment options include: pay upfront or in 4 x quarterly instalments .
Call us on 1300 880 885 for more information - we can help you choose the best option for you. 

30 day course trial available via our 30 day money back guarantee. 30 Day Money Back Guarantee Terms and Conditions


Intake starting soon: Be proactive and start taking steps towards your future. Enrol anytime and start your course. The sooner you start, the sooner you can start your new job. On-campus classes have specific flexible class dates available. Spaces for on-campus classes are limited, call us or enquire to find out available dates.


Association Membership

Evolve College’s CHC51015 Diploma of Counselling course is accredited with the Australian Counselling Association (ACA) and the Australian Community Counselling Association (ACCA). ACCA can be contacted via its website https://acca.asn.au. Please contact us if you would like more information. In the future we may apply to other associations for accreditation depending on student demand. 

Why Evolve? 

Evolve College provides nationally recognised counselling training that is both government and industry approved. Evolve College's founding team has been in the VET sector for 20 years. We are experts in education and we take great care in preparing people to enter their chosen industry. 

At Evolve College, we are ahead of the curve. We enter industries very deliberately because we know that integrity and professionalism in education, and true development of people, are needed to make those industries all they can be, for the true benefit of our entire communities and the public at large. At Evolve College we have our finger on the pulse of society and we work to be always ahead of minimum requirements. This shines through in the way we educate, and the way we always put people first. Those people are you - our prospective and actual students, and of course the public who our students go out and serve when they graduate. 

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