This course develops students as counsellors by exploring counselling theories and skills and reflecting critically on the nature of humanity, its problems and mechanisms of change. Students are equipped to contribute in meaningful and constructive ways to the wellbeing of individuals, families and the wider community. The course includes studies in Christian worldview, human behaviour and counselling, with substantial practical experience. Students are equipped for a career as a professional counsellor in contexts including government departments, community agencies, parachurch and church-based counselling services, and private practice.
Modes of study can be combined. Some units are only available on campus or in intensive mode. Contact CHC for information.
The fees listed are for 2022. Fees for 2023 are to be advised. Practicum units attract higher fees.
Students must complete 30 hours of personal counselling and 15 hours professional development (additional fees apply); refer to institution. A Blue Card is required prior to enrolling in second year (full-time equivalent); refer to institution.
For additional information about the admissions criteria for CHC and for this course, refer to CHC’s website.
Completion of Year 12 or attained age 17 years; Interview
CHC will contact applicants with interview details.
English (Units 3 and 4, C)
For more information about the ATAR/Selection Rank profile, please visit ATAR/Selection Rank profile explained.
Highest Rank to receive an offer
Median Rank to receive an offer
Lowest Rank to receive an offer
ATAR/Selection Rank excluding adjustment factors
ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors
* “<5" – indicates less than 5 ATAR/Selection Rank based offers were made
Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.
For more information about the Student profile, please visit Student profile explained.
Contact the institution for information.
Counsellor, pastoral counsellor, school counsellor, youth counsellor.
11 Jan 2024
6 Jun 2024
3 years Full time or 6 years Part time or 3 years Flexible delivery or 6 years Flexible delivery