The Diploma of Counselling and Communication Skills an introduction to working in the industry which provides theoretical knowledge and practical skills.
Leveraging the history of JNI
Our sister institution, the Jansen Newman Institute has been transforming the lives of students for the past 30 years. At Torrens, we are lucky to be able to utilise JNI academic staff and facilities to offer this higher education diploma.
With subjects including practical hours and industry placement, this course will prepare you with the skills and knowledge required to begin a fulfilling career in a range of counselling.
Industry professionals as your teachers
Our teaching staff at Torrens University Australia are counselling professionals. Torrens has a strong focus on employability, so access to our well-connected staff members can help open doors into your future career.
Move on up and get credit
By studying this higher education diploma at Torrens, you will have the option upon completion to upgrade your qualification to a Bachelor of Applied Social Science (Counselling) at our sister institution, the Jansen Newman Institute.
Our Success Coaches leverage a student’s strengths and align their learning with their broader life purpose. They work with students from their first admission, coaching students to successfully navigate the educational landscape and build personal and professional capability to improve their employability outcomes including self-employment and entrepreneurship. With a focus on the student’s career goals, and trained in Gallup strengths quest, the Success Coach takes a strengths-based approach to engage with and motivate students for study and career success.
Key Study Outcomes:
- Understand human behaviour
- Recognise behavioural problems
- Review a range of theories in counselling
- Analyse impact of society and culture upon the counsellor/client relationship