Bachelor of Counselling
Christian Heritage College - Carindale

Course outline

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.

Fee notes

The fees listed are for 2022. Fees for 2023 are to be advised. Practicum units attract higher fees.

Other requirements

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.

Admissions Criteria

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

Additional entry requirements

CHC will contact applicants with interview details.

Assumed knowledge

English (Units 3 and 4, C)

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024

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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.

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024

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Contact the institution for information.

Career opportunities

Counsellor, pastoral counsellor, school counsellor, youth counsellor.

Course Code
Start Date

Offer rounds

9 Jan 2025
5 Jun 2025

Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Humanities and social sciences
Study Mode
Full time, Part time, Flexible delivery
Course Duration

3 years Full time or 6 years Part time or 3 years Flexible delivery or 6 years Flexible delivery