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Counselling Skills 1

Postgraduate | TAS-KHA501 | 2024

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Study method
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Entry requirements
Part of a degree
14 weeks
Start dates
26 Feb 2024

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Counselling Skills 1

About this subject

  • Upon successful completion of this subject, the student should be able to:

    1. Identify basic counselling skills.
    2. Apply different models of counselling to match client presentations.
    3. Discriminate between observation and interpretation of behaviour.
    4. Describe a three-stage model of counselling.
    5. Establish and maintain a collaborative counselling relationship with clients
    6. Apply basic counselling micro-skills.
    7. Use self-reflective practice to critique your own counselling performance.

Entry requirements

Part of a degree

To enrol in this subject you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:


  • TAS-COU-GDI-2024 - Graduate Diploma in Counselling
  • TAS-COU-GCE-2024 - Graduate Certificate of Counselling

Additional requirements

  • Other requirements - Teaching Arrangement: 3hr workshops x 3, 1hr Seminars x 4, 10hrs independent learning weekly.

Study load

0.125 EFTSL
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

Find out more information on Commonwealth Loans to understand what this means to your eligibility for financial support.

Student feedback

10 student respondents between 27 May - 17 June 2024.

100%of students felt the study load was manageable

100%of students felt this subject helped them gain relevant skills

Related degrees

Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following courses

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Graduate Diploma in Counselling

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Graduate Certificate of Counselling

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