CHC51015 Diploma of Counselling

Course overview

CHC51015 Diploma of Counselling provides a strong foundation for many career pathways. You will develop highly transferable skills that translate into roles spanning human resources, education, health services and more. This qualification delivers a comprehensive grounding in generic counselling and high level communication skills. Fundamental concepts of human behaviour, combined with practical Counselling skills ensure you understand ethical frameworks, case management practices, Counselling interviews and legal obligations.

The ACBC advantage

Completing CHC51015 Diploma of Counselling through ACBC offers you several career advantages. Our syllabus has been developed in conjunction with Counselling professionals to ensure industry-relevant skill-building. Your course will be delivered by industry-respected trainers and assessors who are current Counselling practitioners.


Guiding others to define their emotional issues and reach constructive resolutions is rewarding work that incurs great responsibility. To succeed in the community services industry, practical and job-ready skills and knowledge are essential. ACBC’s work placement component offers you the opportunity to develop these through your studies. You will spend time working within real community services providers while you study, to gain industry-ready counselling experience.

 Career outcomes

CHC51015 Diploma of Counselling gives graduates a strong foundation to work towards roles including:

  • Relationship and conflict resolution
  • Career counselling
  • Addiction counselling clients with addictions
  • Grief and loss counselling
  • Child development and effective parenting
  • Workplace counselling
  • Abuse counselling
  • Family therapy.

Nationally recognised qualification

The Australian Careers Business College is approved by ASQA to deliver CHC51015 Diploma of Counselling. That means this qualification meets the requirements of the Australian Qualifications Framework Standards, and you will graduate with a nationally recognised and respected Diploma that is sought after in the Australian job market.

Ready to take your first steps towards a career in Counselling?