About This Course
The Graduate Certificate in Counselling has been developed to allow those with a previous undergraduate qualification/s to continue developing skills for effective interpersonal engagement. The qualification also serves as a pathway as the subjects comprise the first semester of the Master of Counselling Practice course.
The course is designed to build self-awareness and your capacity to relate to and engage with a broad range of clients in need of support. However, there are other significant benefits to developing your communication and counselling skills, with relevance to a broad range of human service contexts such as counselling, teaching, nursing and ministry. The course will also benefit individuals involved in community development, customer service roles, human resource management and youth work.
Building on your previous study, the Graduate Certificate in Counselling will introduce you to counselling theories grounded in research, as well as the skills for applying such theories in varying contexts.
Counselling aims to change lives for the better. If you want to improve your counselling awareness through a formal qualification or if you are seeking a pathway in a Counselling Masters degree, then the Graduate Certificate could be the next step in your journey
The Graduate Certificate further enhances communication and practical counselling skills appropriate to a broad range of human service contexts such as relationship counselling organisations, community welfare centres, drug and alcohol agencies, church agencies, and private practice.
Diploma in Applied Social Science
The Diploma of Applied Social Science introduces you to the areas of social science and counselling or youth work. It will provide you with the fundamentals of social analysis and insights into human development and behaviour. It will orientate you to some research methodologies and social policies. This course is offered fully online unless you choose the Counselling Skills specialisation subject which needs to be done on campus.
Bachelor of Applied Social Science (Counselling)
For more than 30 years, Tabor has been teaching students what it means to listen. And we mean really listen – without agenda, prejudices or judgment. Counselling another human through a challenging time in their life can be truly transformational for the individuals involved.
Bachelor of Applied Social Science (Youth Work)
Young people are actively involved in shaping our world. So, what will this world look like for all of us in the future? How will life be better for citizens of the next century? The Tabor Bachelor of Applied Social Science (Youth Work) is developed around a central, optimistic ideology – that young people enrich society. Such enrichment requires unity and collaboration. Human experience is fundamentally relational and Tabor believes that any society is made better by the presence of multiple voices.
Graduate Diploma in Counselling
Building on your previous study, the Graduate Diploma in Counselling will help you develop a comprehensive understanding of foundational theories in counselling. The many specialisation subjects available will help you more effectively customise the delivery of your counselling, depending on situations and contexts.
Master of Counselling Practice
For more than 30 years, Tabor has been teaching students to listen. And we’ve been teaching them in real-life environments. The Masters of Counselling Practice places a significant emphasis on supervised practice in clinical situations where students of the program engage in delivering practical one-on-one counselling.
Students may choose from the following options:
- Counselling Skills
- Introduction to Counselling Theories
- Counselling Theories and Practice
- Working with Mental Health
- Professional Ethics
- Human Lifespan Development
Pathway options can be discussed with the course advisor at enrollment.
How long does it take?
6 months full-time or part-time equivalent.
What do I need for entry?
Successful completion of a 3-year Bachelor’s degree with a GPA of at least 5.0, or approved equivalent.
When can I start?
Semester 1 – February
Semester 2 – July