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Graduate Diploma Online

Counselling and Communication Skills

Torrens University Australia

12 months
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The Diploma of Counselling and Communication Skills from Torrens University Australia delivers respected therapy techniques that are valuable in counselling services.   

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It builds a foundation of key counselling and communication skills through a combination of theoretical and practical components. Upon completion, you’ll have the opportunity to build a career in the industry or enrol in the Bachelor of Counselling and receive credit from this counselling diploma. 

The Diploma of Counselling and Communication Skills from Torrens University Australia develops your theoretical knowledge and practical skills required to secure employment opportunities in the community sector. You’ll develop an understanding of human behaviour at different stages, behavioural problems and strategies for positive behaviour management, impact of society and culture, and also critically review a range of theories in counselling, relate counselling theory to issues in counselling, develop an ethical approach to counselling and develop skills to assess, and manage and refer clients accordingly.

Career opportunities  

This course will prepare you with the skills to enter a successful career in health. You will graduate with the academic and practical skills for further study at bachelor level, or a career in the healthcare and public health industries.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Case Management and Ethical Principles
  • Professional Practice
  • Understanding Societies and Social Issues in Counselling 
  • Applied Techniques of Counselling 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

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Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

 CRICOS Provider Code: 03389E

  • Australian Year 12 or equivalent; and
  • Academic IELTS 5.5 (no band less than 5.5) or equivalent. 

Tuition Fee

  • Domestic subject price - 2,750 AUD
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Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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