Australian College of Applied Psychology
For over 30 years, the Australian College of Applied Psychology (ACAP) has been equipping its graduates to work in applied psychology and related fields such as counselling, community services, social science, psychology, social work and case management, by providing education focused on the development of practical skills and knowledge.
ACAP students are prepared professionally, academically and personally to work in community and corporate settings, gaining skills, expertise, and awareness of ethics, integrity, equity and social justice. ACAP’s Bachelor of Counselling and Bachelor of Counselling (Coaching) are accredited with the Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia (PACFA). In addition, the Bachelor of Counselling (Coaching) is accredited with the International Coach Federation (ICF). Courses are available full-time or part-time, on campus, online or by blended delivery. Students can commence their course in February, May or September each year.
Our campus facilities at East Tower, 410 Ann Street, Brisbane include fully-equipped classrooms, audiovisual recording facilities, wireless internet access, student lounge with breakout spaces, fridge and microwave, and a dedicated library with hardcopy, audiovisual and online resources.
Student support services
Our student Learning Support team provides study, learning and academic skills support through individual consultations, workshops, peer mentoring programs and webinars on topics including time management, academic writing and referencing.
Studying can be challenging, and the nature of ACAP courses can at times have an emotional impact. We have a trained counsellor equipped to help students through difficult times.studying can be challenging, and the nature of ACAP courses can at times have an emotional impact. We have a trained counsellor equipped to help students through difficult times.
Eligible students in approved courses can access the Australian Government’s FEE-HELP and VET Student Loan (VSL) schemes to cover part or all of their tuition fees. Find more information about FEE-HELP. All ACAP diploma, associate degree, bachelor, honours, graduate diploma and masters courses are recognised by Centrelink as approved courses for student income support for eligible applicants.
How to apply
Visit the ACAP website.
Page last updated: 18 Jul 2017