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Counselling skills are increasingly relevant to a range of disciplines, including nursing, social work and teaching.

You can deepen your skills and respond to the evolving needs of individuals and communities with ECU’s online Graduate Certificate of Counselling.

You will examine techniques of counsellors in various modalities and gain practical knowledge of how to apply person-centred approaches to counselling. You will also begin to develop reflective practices to continue your development as you walk alongside individuals and communities.

The online Graduate Certificate of Counselling is an excellent pathway to the ECU's online Master of Counselling.

Why study with ECU Online?

Accessible, flexible and accelerated

Study anywhere, anytime with our flexible online format. Our course is delivered in accelerated mode, allowing you to earn your degree and put your skills into practice sooner.

Job ready skills, relevant to industry

Gain a wide range of skills – identified and designed by industry experts – to meet the complex and evolving needs of individuals and communities.

Fully supported

Be supported throughout your study journey by a personal Student Success Advisor and online learning community of like-minded students and friendly, accessible staff.

Professional Recognition

Our Master of Counselling has been accredited by the Australian Counselling Association (ACA).

Who should study this course?

ECU’s online Graduate Certificate of Counselling will help you expand your foundational skills in helping individuals, families and communities.

Students may study this course and continue to the Masters to equip themselves to become full-time counsellors. Alternatively, they may wish to add to their existing skillset in roles including:

Social work

Career coaching


Other allied health

Human resources

Youth work

Human welfare roles

Local government support/community development roles

Case work

Disability support work

Cognate undergraduate social science or behavioural science

What you will learn

Understand counselling in a digital world

Gain skills to effectively adapt to the field as it expands across the digital realm. Understand how theories and techniques of counselling can be translated and adapted for delivery across a range of modalities to connect with and support people in unique and far-reaching ways.

Develop a person-centred approach

Learn how to walk alongside individuals in a process that values difference, supports self-discovery, builds on unique strengths and recognises the interrelationships between individuals, communities and social structures as important platforms for healing.

Examine the roles of counsellors working at the cultural interface

Learn the skills and abilities needed to work in the community and actively promote a positive sense of identity, culture and heritage, with particular emphasis on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and practice.

Explore self-awareness and reflective practice

Engage in self-evaluation, critical thinking and reflective practice to gain a deeper understanding of the self, and how this interplays with the therapeutic process, personal growth and ongoing professional development.

Khoa bạn sẽ vào học

School of Arts and Humanities

Các hình thức học tập

Trực tuyến/Từ xa (6 tháng)

Học phí
A$9,900.00 (173,240,050 đ) một năm
AUD $9,900 for the entire course

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Ngày bắt đầu

Tháng Bảy 2021, Tháng Chín 2021, Tháng Mười Một 2021, Tháng Một 2022, Tháng Ba 2022

Yêu cầu đầu vào

Dành cho sinh viên đến từ Mỹ

The minimum requirements include a Bachelor degree or equivalent prior learning, including at least five years relevant professional (work) experience. English Language Requirements accepted: Academic IELTS: An overall band score of 6.5, with no individual band less than 6.0; TOEFL: Minimum score of 573, including Test of Written English of 5 or better; TOEFL iBT: Minimum score of 84, with no individual score less than 17; PTE Academic 58, with no score less than 50 for postgraduate standard entry courses; University of Cambridge [Cambridge English: Advanced]: Pre-2015: A score between 58 - 66 with no less than 'Borderline' in any element of the test. Post-2015: An overall score of 176, with no individual band less than 169.

Dành cho sinh viên quốc tế

To gain entry into the Graduate Certificate of Counselling you will need the following:

Bachelor degree from a country specified in the Admissions Policy (with preference given to degrees relating to 'helping professions');

IELTS Academic Overall band minimum score of 6.5 (no individual band less than 6.0)

*Có thể có những yêu cầu khác nhau về IELTS tùy thuộc vào khóa học bạn chọn


Giới thiệu trường Edith Cowan University (ECU)

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